Aims and Scope

As the chief publication of the Association of Black Anthropologists, Transforming Anthropology advances scholarship across the four fields and beyond. We seek contributions that reflect the dynamic, transnational, and contested conditions of the social worlds, and work that pushes the boundaries of discipline and genre. The publication interrogates the contemporary and historical construction of social inequities based on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, nationality and other invidious distinctions. We remain committed to publishing material that generates dialogues among communities of scholars, activists, artists, and the people with whom they work. Transforming Anthropology is published semiannually. We invite the submission of research articles for peer review, as well as short commentaries, research reports, review essays, interviews, and other innovative formats. Submissions from advanced graduate students are especially welcome. For more information on the Association of Black Anthropologists visit our website at http://aba.americananthro.org.


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Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Anthropological Literature (Harvard University)
  • MLA International Bibliography (MLA)
  • ProQuest Discovery (ProQuest)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • SocINDEX (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)