Scimago Journal & Country Rank

African Arts

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

MIT Press Journals

H-Index

10

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00019933, 19372108

Coverage

2002-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

afriartsedit@international.ucla.edu

Scope

African Arts presents original research and critical discourse on traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, the journal has reflected the dynamism and diversity of several fields of study, publishing richly illustrated articles in full color, incorporating the most current theory, practice, and intercultural dialogue. The journal offers readers peer-reviewed scholarly articles concerning a striking range of art forms and visual cultures of the world’s second-largest continent and its diasporas, as well as special thematic issues, book and exhibition reviews, features on museum collections, exhibition previews, artist portfolios, photo essays, contemporary dialogues, and editorials. African Arts promotes investigation of the interdisciplinary connections among the arts, anthropology, history, language, politics, religion, performance, and cultural and global studies. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Literature and Literary Theory2003Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2018Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2019Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2020Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2003Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2004Q3
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2005Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2006Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2007Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2008Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2009Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2010Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2011Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2012Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2013Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2014Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2015Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2016Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2017Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2018Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2019Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2020Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20030.101
20040.101
20050.113
20060.100
20070.100
20080.163
20090.100
20100.152
20110.139
20120.181
20130.206
20140.119
20150.267
20160.212
20170.145
20180.230
20190.120
20200.159
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
200214
200315
200432
200515
200617
200732
200828
200939
201026
201130
201237
201345
201428
201547
201636
201743
201836
201931
202032
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.071
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.066
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.053
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.208
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.207
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.272
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.220
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.227
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.264
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.256
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.142
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.171
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.066
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.104
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.192
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.290
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.226
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.170
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.282
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.192
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.173
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.034
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.021
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.083
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.149
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.185
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.329
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.107
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.215
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.165
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.254
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20052
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20076
Self Cites20085
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20125
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20167
Self Cites201713
Self Cites20188
Self Cites201914
Self Cites202014
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20031
Total Cites20041
Total Cites20054
Total Cites20063
Total Cites20079
Total Cites20089
Total Cites20098
Total Cites201019
Total Cites201127
Total Cites201217
Total Cites201321
Total Cites201419
Total Cites201531
Total Cites201623
Total Cites201725
Total Cites201824
Total Cites201920
Total Cites202019
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20020
External Cites per document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.040
External Cites per document20050.037
External Cites per document20060.055
External Cites per document20070.051
External Cites per document20080.070
External Cites per document20090.101
External Cites per document20100.186
External Cites per document20110.282
External Cites per document20120.143
External Cites per document20130.182
External Cites per document20140.152
External Cites per document20150.262
External Cites per document20160.143
External Cites per document20170.125
External Cites per document20180.163
External Cites per document20190.079
External Cites per document20200.075
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.071
Cites per document20040.034
Cites per document20050.066
Cites per document20060.048
Cites per document20070.141
Cites per document20080.141
Cites per document20090.104
Cites per document20100.192
Cites per document20110.290
Cites per document20120.179
Cites per document20130.226
Cites per document20140.170
Cites per document20150.282
Cites per document20160.192
Cites per document20170.225
Cites per document20180.190
Cites per document20190.174
Cites per document20200.173
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
200712.50
200814.29
20095.13
20103.85
20113.33
20125.41
20132.22
201410.71
20156.38
201613.89
201711.63
201819.44
20193.23
20209.38
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20057
Non-citable documents20067
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents20087
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents201013
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents201715
Non-citable documents201828
Non-citable documents201939
Non-citable documents202043
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200314
Citable documents200425
Citable documents200554
Citable documents200655
Citable documents200759
Citable documents200857
Citable documents200969
Citable documents201086
Citable documents201185
Citable documents201284
Citable documents201388
Citable documents2014105
Citable documents2015107
Citable documents2016112
Citable documents201796
Citable documents201898
Citable documents201976
Citable documents202067
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20020
Uncited documents200313
Uncited documents200428
Uncited documents200557
Uncited documents200660
Uncited documents200757
Uncited documents200858
Uncited documents200969
Uncited documents201083
Uncited documents201177
Uncited documents201283
Uncited documents201382
Uncited documents201497
Uncited documents201582
Uncited documents2016104
Uncited documents201791
Uncited documents2018108
Uncited documents2019101
Uncited documents202095
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20031
Cited documents20041
Cited documents20054
Cited documents20062
Cited documents20077
Cited documents20086
Cited documents20098
Cited documents201016
Cited documents201116
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201311
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201616
Cited documents201720
Cited documents201818
Cited documents201914
Cited documents202015
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