The Department of English and Creative Writing at Roehampton is home to the International Journal of James Bond Studies, an academic peer review journal dedicated to publishing interdisciplinary scholarship on all aspects of Ian Fleming's James Bond franchise.
Each issue contains innovative and original research on a range of topics related to the popular cultural history of James Bond. The journal offers contemporary critical readings of James Bond across literature, film, and other popular multimedia, as well as broader criticism of the popular appeal and socio-political importance of Fleming’s – and the spy genre’s – most enduring creation.
Issue 1 now available!
The International Journal of James Bond Studies accepts submissions on a rolling basis, so there is no specific deadline for contributors.
We are currently accepting submissions for articles of 7,000 words and reviews, reflections, and/or opinion pieces of 2,000 words on all aspects of Ian Fleming's James Bond franchise, including (but not limited to):
Contributors should follow the Chicago Manual of Style guidelines (Author-Date citation).
Submissions will be subject to peer review, and contributors will receive appropriate and timely feedback from the editorial board before proceeding to publication.
Note: All contributors are asked to attach an abstract to their submission.
To submit an article/review, please go to the Journal's Submissions page.
Dr. Ian Kinane, Lecturer in English Literature, University of Roehampton
Prof. Tony Bennett, Professor of Social and Cultural Theory, Western Sydney University
Prof. Jeremy Black MBE, Professor of History, University of Exeter
Prof. James Chapman, Professor of Film Studies, University of Leicester
Mr. John Cork, Author, Filmmaker, President of Cloverland, Inc.
Prof. Edward P. Comentale, Professor of English, Indiana University Bloomington
Dr. Lisa Funnell, Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies, University of Oklahoma
Dr. Monica Germana, Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing, University of Westminster
Assoc. Prof. Jacob M. Held, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Central Arkansas
Dr. Claire Hines, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, Southampton Solent University
Dr. Stephanie Jones, Teaching Fellow in Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
Dr. Charles Kronengold, Assistant Professor of Music, Stanford University
Assoc. Prof. James B. South, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Marquette University
Prof. Stephen Watt, Professor of English, Indiana University Bloomington