CHDR Journals

The journals listed below are affiliated with the Center for Humanities and Digital Research and share its goal of pursuing collaborative, interdisciplinary humanities computing research.

Scholarly and Literary Journals

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal
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Editor: Anna Lillios

Deus Loci collects original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, and others. All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methodologies. (No new issue since 2015)

The Florida Review + Aquifer
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Editor: Lisa Roney
Twitter: @TheFLReview
Instagram: @TheFLReview

Published since 1972, The Florida Review produces two print issues annually with a mission to “publish the best poetry, prose, and graphic narrative produced by the world’s most exciting emerging and established writers and artists. ” Aquifer: The Florida Review Online was recently launched as a separate, online-only publication and publishes the same genres in addition to digital stories, visual art, short films, and book reviews. The Florida Review accepts submissions for its Leiby Chapbook Contest in the fall and its annual Editors’ Awards every spring, with the winners of each receiving publication and a $1,000 prize.

The Florida Historical Quarterly
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Editor: Connie Lester

The Florida Historical Quarterly has been published in some form continuously since 1908 and has been housed at UCF since 1995. FHQ, the leading scholarly publication and journal of record about Florida’s history, is peer-reviewed and released in print by the Florida Historical Society four times annually. The journal is broadly focused on research related to the peoples, places, and diversity of Florida’s past. The FHQ Digital Archives are available online through the Florida Heritage Collection, JSTOR, and PALMM.

Florida Philosophical Review
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Editors: Nancy Stanlick and Michael Strawser

Florida Philosophical Review is an online-only, peer-reviewed scholarly journal and is published by the Department of Philosophy at the University of Central Florida. Published continuously since 2001, their release schedule is dictated by the number of accepted submissions and is typically once a year. Each issue of FPR includes work presented at the preceding year’s meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association as well as new articles representing a variety of philosophical approaches.

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature
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Editor: Anna Lillios

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature publishes articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who use the state of Florida as a source of creativity. (This journal has not been published since 2016.)

Rhetoric of Health and Medicine
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Editor: Blake Scott

RHM: Rhetoric of Health and Medicine is a new journal focused on publishing studies of health and medicine from a rhetorical perspective. Articles employ varied methodologies—from cultural studies and ethnography to qualitative or quantitative analysis—through the lens of rhetoric. Occasionally, formats other than research articles may be published, including dialogues and review essays. These varied formats and perspectives seek to encourage interdisciplinary research whenever possible. RHM publishes four volumes annually, with one double issue in the fall, one special issue in the winter, and a single issue in the in the spring.

Voices in Italian Americana
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Editor: Paolo Giordano

VIA: Voices in Italian Americana is a semiannual literary and cultural review devoted to the dissemination of information concerning the contributions of and about Italian Americans to the cultural and art worlds of North America. Each issue is divided into three major sections: creative works, essays, and reviews. VIA seeks critical and creative works that reflect two sides of identity, experience, or tradition—whether two cultures, languages, heritages, or selves—and is open to submissions of fiction, essays, poetry, creative nonfiction, critical studies, and graphic narrative.

Undergraduate-Centered Journals

Convergence Rhetoric
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Editors: Marcy Galbreath and Dan Martin

Convergence Rhetoric is a peer-reviewed, open access research journal dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research in writing and rhetoric and the digital humanities. The journal serves as a space to recognize that rhetoric is an integral part of lived experience, and the place where multiple areas of life converge. The articles published primarily represent work completed by undergraduate students in courses in the writing and rhetoric department at the University of Central Florida; however, work from undergraduates at other institutions is considered.

The Cypress Dome
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Editor: Laurie Uttich
Twitter: @CypressDome
Instagram: @CypressDome

Published annually by The Cypress Dome Society, The Cypress Dome is a literary and visual arts magazine that publishes the work of both undergraduate and graduate students at UCF. The editorial board of the magazine is made up of students at UCF, who receive valuable experience in the curation and production of a yearly magazine. Submissions are open to all UCF students every fall in the genres of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, scripts, plays, graphic narrative, or visual art, and the magazine is published in the spring.


Editor: Debbie Weaver
Twitter: @ucf_imprint
Instagram: @ucfimprint

A student publication, Imprint is an online magazine with the mission to entertain, empower, and evoke action through the student body of UCF. Issues are published three times annually—at the end of Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters—and are available for free online through the Imprint website. Work is written by UCF students of all majors who seek an opportunity to voice their ideas and opinions about the community in which they live and study.

Stylus: A Journal of First Year Writing
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Editors: Matt Bryan and Megan Lambert

Published online by the First-Year Writing Program at UCF’s Writing and Rhetoric Department, Stylus: A Journal of First-Year Writing is an open-access journal showcasing the writing and research produced by students enrolled in UCF’s first-year writing courses: ENC 1101 and ENC 1102. The editors of Stylus publish two regular issues and one special issue annually, and all published articles are eligible for the Hitt Prize. The prize is awarded to one student whose work has appeared in the journal in the previous year and is $500 including a $250 book scholarship.