Read about changes in store for the prominent cultural studies journal Public Culture in the May 13th Chronicle of Higher Education. The journal, under new editorship, plans to aim for a broader audience. Sociologist and public intellectual Eric Klinenberg, one of the new editorial board members, explains that “the remade Public Culture will place greater emphasis on ‘imaginative social theory’ and ‘vivid ethnographic writing.’ It will also emphasize contemporary issues such as climate change, military interventions, the power of markets, and links between social media and social movements.”
The journal will also include “‘visual investigations’—images that invite readers to ponder and analyze. Some of those will run online only, alongside videos and podcast” as reported by Chronicle reporter Peter Monaghan.
You can read the full article here.