Academic Journals Published at TU

The University of Tulsa sponsors a number of academic and literary journals. In addition to academic journals sponsored by TU, several TU faculty edit academic journals not directly housed on our campus.

Journals housed on the TU campus often offer opportunities for graduate students to assist with their production as either paid or unpaid editorial assistants. Graduate students interested in assisting with any of the journals listed below should contact the journal’s managing editor directly to learn more about available opportunities.

Creative Writing Journal Opens ‘Doors of Perception’

“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is: infinite.”

"If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is: infinite.”

These words from William Blake inspired the sixth edition of Stylus, themed “The doors of Perception.” Student artwork, photography, poems, plays and short stories were published in sections designated view, listen, touch, savor and inhale.

Since the first edition in 2002, Stylus has showcased the art and writing of University of Tulsa students. The journal – whose mission is to become the launching pad for the University’s talented artists and writers – is student-produced and the submissions aren’t restricted to departments.

"This year’s theme is meant to demonstrate art’s role in shaping and defining our perceptions,” wrote general editor Jennifer Hoppa. “It is our hope that in reading the sixth volume of Stylus, your senses will be tantalized and, perhaps, pushed to exceed their limitations.”

Faculty advisors are M. Teresa Valero and Michael Wright.

Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 

Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, the first journal devoted solely to women's literature, has for twenty-five years published groundbreaking articles, notes, research, and reviews of literary, historicist, and theoretical work by established and emerging scholars in the field of women's literature and feminist theory. From its inception in 1982, Tulsa Studies has been devoted to the study of both literary and nonliterary texts -- any and all works in every language and every historical period produced by women's pens.

James Joyce Quarterly

For nearly forty-five years the James Joyce Quarterly has been the flagship journal of international Joyce studies. In each issue, the JJQ brings together a wide array of critical and theoretical work focusing on the life, writing, and reception of James Joyce. Our goal is simple: to provide an open, lively, and multidisciplinary forum for the international community of Joyce scholars, students, and enthusiasts.

The Modernist Journals Project

The MJP is a multi-faceted project, which is intended to become a major resource for the study of the rise of modernism in the English-speaking world, with periodical literature at the center of this study. As such, its historical scope has a chronological range of 1890 to 1922, and a geographical range that extends to English language periodicals, wherever they were published. With magazines at the center, the MJP also has a generic range that extends to the digital publication of books directly connected to modernist periodicals and other supporting materials for the study of these periodicals. The MJP is a joint project of Brown University and The University of Tulsa.

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry

Nimrod, founded in 1956 at The University of Tulsa, has been active
in the discovery and publication of new writers for more than 50 years, and has had increasing impact on the development of the careers of new writers for more than 28 years through the Nimrod/Hardman Awards.

Petroleum Abstracts 

Petroleum Abstracts is the world's leading information source for published knowledge related to oil and gas exploration, production, transportation and storage. Every week, material relevant to the upstream sector of the petroleum industry is selected, abstracted, and indexed by PA's petroleum engineers and geoscientists. This material comes from 302 journals and more than 200 conference proceedings, plus patent gazettes and full-text patents, government documents and reports, dissertations, books, maps and other sources, many of which are unavailable on the Internet and would be cost-prohibitive for any one company to acquire and process.