About this Journal
SPECTRA is a graduate student-run, peer reviewed scholarly journal hosted at Virginia Tech. The journal features interdisciplinary work and provides an academic forum to explore controversial topics and take intellectual risks. Its aim is to highlight the power of interdisciplinary work and provide a platform for scholars to work across disciplines and experiment methodologically. SPECTRA accepts scholarly submissions from graduate-students, early career professionals, and established thinkers. SPECTRA welcomes critically oriented articles, book reviews, film and popular culture reviews, artwork, and interviews. We encourage submissions from the humanities, and social sciences advancing theoretical work. SPECTRA publishes bi-annually. Please see the current call for papers for details regarding how to submit. The journal will, on occasion solicit submissions for thematically focused special issues.
Call for Papers: "Unraveling Health, Risk, and Violence Across Social Difference" Issue 8.2
The editors of SPECTRA: The ASPECT Journal invite scholarly work that brings social, political, ethical, and cultural thought into conversation with contemporary topics such as COVID-19, police brutality, the Black Lives Matter movement, the use of state violence, and the removal of statues. Other subjects pertaining to the broader theme are also welcome.
Posted on 21 Sep 2020