The Luminary Postgraduate Magazine Lancaster University

Some useful links for post-graduate and early career researchers...

Postgraduate and Online Journals

eSharp: eSharp is an international online journal for postgraduate research in the arts, humanities, social sciences and education. Based at the University of Glasgow and run entirely by graduate students, it aims to provide a critical but supportive entry into the realm of academic publishing for emerging academics, including postgraduates and recent postdoctoral students.

ManuScript: ManuScript is the peer-reviewed journal in English and American Studies from the University of Manchester. Since 1996, it has encouraged rigorous intellectual discussion and progressive research which reflects critical debates across a variety of disciplines. It aims especially to promote the work of postgraduates and early career academics, and to provide a forum for intellectual and cultural concerns.

Postgraduate English: A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English (UK), provided by Durham Univeristy.

Philament: Philament is a free online journal of postgraduate scholarship in the fields of cultural studies and the literary arts. It is edited and published by an editorial collective of postgraduate students from the University of Sydney but aims to develop an intellectual community that has both an interdisciplinary and intercampus nature.

The Directory of Open Access Journals - Search Online - DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Academic Bodies

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Economic and Social Research Council

Modern Humanities Research Association


Lancaster University Links

The Department of English and Creative Writing

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Media, Film and Cultural Studies

Graduate Student Association



Call for Papers @ UPENN: A useful site containing hundreds of conference and journal call for papers.

Conference Alerts: Sign up to get information about upcoming academic conferences in your field.

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