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Department of English Language and Literature

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Faculty members in the department play a central role in editing leading journals in the field.

Publishing Efforts

Enculturation is a journal devoted to contemporary theories of rhetoric, writing, and culture. Editor: Byron Hawk

Inks is the journal of the Comics Studies Society, published by The Ohio State University Press. It seeks to bring together scholarly essays, archival materials, and insights and discoveries from leading comics professionals. Edited by Qiana Whitted.

Oversound is an annual print poetry journal publishing established and new authors. Edited by Liz Countryman and Samuel Amadon.

Philosophy & Rhetoric publishes innovative articles on the relations between philosophy and rhetoric, covering topics from the philosophical aspects of argumentation to psychological and sociological studies of rhetoric with a strong philosophical emphasis. Edited by Erik Doxtader

Studies in Scottish Literature includes work on the Scottish literary heritage from a range of critical perspectives and including articles on contemporary authors. Editors: Tony Jarrells and Patrick Scott

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