The “Germanistische Beiträge” is an international scientific journal, published by the Chair for German Studies of the “Lucian Blaga” University in Sibiu, Romania. It publishes articles fro an array of scholars and researchers in the Field of German Studies, from around the world, covering areas such as German Literature, Language, Cultural Studies, together with their various sub-areas and providing a special focus on the culture, literature and language particularities of the Saxon minority in Transylvania – the central part of Romania, but also of the other German-speaking minorities in and around Romania, in regions such as Banat, Bucovina etc.
The Germanistische Beiträge journal (ISSN 1454-5144) is a biannual philological publication which brings to its audience the academic findings of professionals, university teachers and doctoral students.
The journal’s main objectives are:
spreading the results of advanced research in the field of German Philology;
collecting and publishing the research results of the German Philology doctoral school;
making available findings from the field of intercultural research and Cultural Studies;
attracting Cultural Studies research articles;
publishing original articles of fundamental and applied research;
publishing of reviews of new books and current developments,
presenting case studies;
presenting information about academic events;
facilitating bonds between research centers in the field of philology;
being a platform for interdisciplinary research.
The relevance of the journal’s scope
The Germanistische Beiträge journal fundamentally promotes the systematic and transdisciplinary research of German language, literature and culture (in/from Romania), but it also publishes contributions to the development of literary and cultural studies, studies of literary criticism and literary and cultural theory, and works from the field of translation science, didactics and teaching methodology.
Research into the evolution of German language and literature in Romania
Centers, phenomena and literary motifs in their evolution
Interculturality and multilingualism in Transylvania. Romanian-German intercultural relationships.
Cultural identity and cultural exchanges
Studies into Saxon ethnography and folklore
Contributions from Transylvanian scholars
Traditions and customs of the German community in Romania
Intercultural communication and linguistical/cultural exchanges
Reception of foreign literature in Romania
Reception of Romanian authors within the German cultural domain
Reception of German-language literature from Romania in the common European domain
Literary translations. Challenges to translation practices.
Mono- and bilingual lexicography
Public discourse and the language of the media
Intercultural communication in the field of economics
Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Maria Sass, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Managing Editor Asist. Prof. Dr. Sunhild Galter, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Editorial Advisory Board Prof. Dr. Scheuringer Hermann, Regensburg University, Germany Prof. Dr. Britt-Marie Schuster, Paderborn University, Germany Prof. Dr. Matjaz Birk, Maribor University, Slovenia Prof. Dr. Thede Kahl: Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany Prof. Dr. Iulia-Karin Patrut: Flensburg University, Germany Prof. Dr. Mathias Bauer: Flensburg University, Germany Asist. Prof. Dr. Gordana Ristic, Novi Sad University, Serbia Prof. Dr. Marina Petrovic Julich, Kragujevac University, Serbia Dr. Eugen Christ, Donauschwäbische Kulturstiftung, Germany Asist. Prof. Doris Sava, Lucian Blaga University, Romania Asist. Prof. Dana-Janetta Dogaru, Lucian Blaga University, Romania Asist. Dr. Martin Stangl: Lucian Blaga University, Romania Prof. Dr. Horst Schuller, Germany
Editors Prof. Dr. Stefan Sienerth, Institut für Deutsche Kultur und Geschichte Südosteuropas, Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany Prof. Dr. Heinrich J. Dingeldein, Philipps University Marburg, Germany Joachim Wittstock, Sibiu, Romania
Technical Editors Dr. Marius Daniel Stroia, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
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