Hedgehog Review Is Named Best New Journal
12, 2001 -- The Hedgehog Review, a wide-ranging scholarly
journal of critical reflections on contemporary culture, published
by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University
of Virginia, has been selected as Best New Journal by the Council
of Editors of Learned Journals. An award was presented at the Modern
Language Associations annual convention last month in Washington,
interdisciplinary journal, which focuses on one question or theme
each issue, was described by the judges as "intellectually
vibrant," "thought-provoking and useful," "exciting"
and "ambitiously conceived." It is edited by Jennifer
L. Geddes, fellow and co-program director at the institute and research
assistant professor in religious studies. James Davison Hunter,
the William R. Kenan Professor of Sociology and Religion and director
of the institute, is the journals executive editor.
receiving the award, Geddes said: "We are delighted to have
this recognition so early in our publishing history. We will strive
to be a vital forum for important cultural issues."
in fall 1999 and published three times a year, the review has addressed
such cultural themes as identity, democracy, evil, and todays
university, with articles, reviews and annotated bibliographies
by scholars in a variety of disciplines.
themes include diversity, the body, pragmatism, technology, and
information about the institute, The Hedgehog Review, or subscriptions,
contact the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, P.O. Box
400816, U.Va., Charlottesville, VA 22904-4816, (804) 924-7705, or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit its Web site at www.virginia.edu/iasc/publications.html#hedgehog
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