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Call for Papers: Afterimage seeks original research papers submissions for review 


Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism features unique, high-quality coverage of digital media, film, games, photography, television, video, and visual arts, as well as addresses current scholarship, issues, and debates within art history, media studies, visual and cultural studies, and related fields. The journal seeks to serve as a diverse, inclusive, and interdisciplinary forum for visual culture and cultural criticism that extends across theory, research, and practice. 

Areas of particular focus and interest include activism, art and environment, art history, book arts, contemporary art, digital and new media, gender studies, media archeology, politics, queer cultures and media, race and ethnicity, religion and visual culture, television, and video games. 


Authors are asked to review the Afterimage author guidelines prior to submission. 


Authors are required to sign University of California Press’s standard author agreement. Your work cannot be published until this agreement is signed.


Please address all editorial inquiries to the editor via email at


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