Undergraduate Journal

Hardwire: The Undergraduate Journal of Sexual Diversity Studies is a medium for undergraduate students at the University of Toronto to publish and showcase their writing. Hardwire grew out of The Sexual Diversity Studies Undergraduate Journal, which was founded in 2006 to showcase scholarly work by undergraduates in the field of sexual diversity. After a few years’ hiatus, the journal returned with its second issue in 2019.

Hardwire is an interdisciplinary journal centered around the critical analysis of human sexuality. We centre queer, intersectional, critical race, decolonial, and feminist analyses, and seek to dismantle heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, colonization, and other systems of oppression through our work.

We strive to create an alternate academic space which highlights the voices of queer + BIPOC students and interjects vital perspectives into academia. We also challenge the confines of what is viewed as academic by publishing a range of mediums within our academic journal, including creative pieces. Work from students of all programs and disciplines is welcome, as Hardwire wishes to expand and challenge how we view sexuality and the many ways in which it is at play within our lives.

For more information about Hardwire or to ask any questions, email us at hardwirejournal@gmail.com

Submissions

Hardwire: the Undergraduate Journal of Sexual Diversity Studies is accepting creative submissions for its 2020 issue.

We are looking for creative pieces in any printable form which actively engage the dimensions of human sexuality.

This includes:
Visual art
Poetry
Creative writing
Non-fiction prose
Photography
Zines
And more!

Submissions must be original, previously unpublished work by current Arts & Science undergraduates at U of T and include a short artist statement.

Click here to submit before February 15th at 11:59pm.

For more information, contact us at hardwirejournal@gmail.com

Current Publication

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Previous Publication

2011-2013 Issue