About this Journal

Somatechnics presents a thoroughly multi-disciplinary scholarship on the body, providing a space for research that critically engages with the ethico-political implications of a wide range of practices and techniques. The term ‘somatechnics’ indicates an approach to corporeality which considers it as always already bound up with a variety of technologies, techniques and technics, thus enabling an examination of the lived experiences engendered within a given context, and the effects that technologies, technés and techniques have on embodiment, subjectivity and sociality.

Anonymously double-peer-reviewed, Somatechnics seeks contributions that present innovative examinations of the interplay between bodily being and the technological context in which it occurs. The journal publishes articles and special issues on topics such as the (soma)technics of racialization, ‘terror’, movement, spatialization, size(ing), reproduction, consumption, gender, medicine, information, gaming, film, nation, globalization, ecology, bioscience, law, sexuality, family, education, health, visuality and ancestry.

Editors and Editorial Board


Dr Holly Randell-Moon, Senior Lecturer in Indigenous Australian Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Reviews Editor

Madi Day, Macquarie University, Australia

Editorial / Advisory Board Members

Professor Bernard Andrieu, Nancy Université, France
Assistant Professor Mahdis Azarmandi, DePauw University, USA
Professor Ian Buchanan, University of Wollongong, Australia
Professor Bronwyn Carlson, Macquarie University, Australia
Dr Sheila L. Cavanagh, York University, Canada
Associate Professor Amy Chan, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, China
Professor Lawrence Cohen, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Dr Ulrika Dahl, Uppsala University, Sweden
Associate Professor Vijay Devadas, Auckland University of Technology, Aotearoa New Zealand
Professor Lisa Downing, University of Birmingham, UK
Professor Denise Ferreira de Silva, University of British Columbia, Canada
Dr Chantelle Gray van Heerden, University of South Africa, South Africa
Dr Malena Gustavson, Linköping University, Sweden
Professor Brendan Hokowhitu, University of Queensland, Australia
Dr. Emilio Mordini, Rome, Italy
Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Professor Sally R Munt, University of Sussex, UK
Associate Professor Goldie Osuri, University of Warwick, UK
Professor Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Wesleyan University, USA
Professor Jasbir Puar, Rutgers University, USA
Professor Joseph Pugliese, Macquarie University, Australia
Professor Margrit Shildrick, Linköping University, Sweden
Dr John Simons, Australia
Dr Susan Stryker, University of Arizona, USA
Professor Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, University of California, Irvine, USA
Professor Sherene Razack, University of California, USA
Professor Celia Roberts, University of Lancaster, UK
Professor Marsha Rosengarten, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
Associate Professor Elizabeth Stephens, University of Queensland, Australia
Professor Jennifer Terry, University of California, Irvine, USA
Professor Michael Thomson, University of Leeds, UK
Professor Iris van der Tuin, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Professor Alexander Weheliye, Northwestern University, USA


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Print ISSN: 2044-0138 Online ISSN: 2044-0146
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