Prague Journal of English Studies

The Journal of Charles University, Faculty of Education

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The Prague Journal of English Studies is an annual peer-reviewed academic journal that invites international contributions, but also aims to be a forum for Czech scholars working in the fields of literary studies, cultural studies and linguistics concerning the English-speaking world. We are seeking submissions of articles on English, American and other English written literatures ranging from Chaucer to the present, that reflect the wide spectrum of current critical and theoretical approaches. Cultural studies articles relevant to English language and literature are also welcome. The linguistics section of the journal is also receptive to a variety of perspectives in linguistic theory and linguistic description of English, with special attention given to corpus linguistics, stylistics, text and discourse analysis.
The journal was founded in September 2011, the first issue released in June 2012. The printed version is published by Charles University, Prague (Karolinum Publishing House). The journal is enlisted in ERIH PLUS database. The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

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  • 30-40 %

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Petr Chalupský, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Renata Pípalová, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Editorial Board
Fiona Becket, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Šárka Bubíková, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
Ivan Callus, University of Malta, Malta
Keith Cushman, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, United States
Anna Duszak, University of Warsaw, Poland
Libuše Dušková, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Milada Franková, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Christer Geisler, University of Uppsala, Finland
Rachel Giora, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
Stanislav Kolár, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Rolf Kreyer, Universität of Marburg, Germany
Bohuslav Mánek, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Päivi Pietilä, University of Turku, Finland
Martin Procházka, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Ludmila Urbanová, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Rudolf Weiss, University of Vienna, Austria

Advisory Board
Ronald Carter, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Bernie Higgins, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Christa Jansohn, University of Bamberg, Germany
Javier E. Diaz Vera, University of Castilla La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
Anton Pokrivcák, Constantine the Philosopher University, Nitra, Slovakia
Carmen Santamaria, University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Pavel Štekauer, P.J. Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Laura Wright, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Language Editors
Mark Farrell, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Technical Editors
Jan Chrtek and Jan Cervinka, Prague, Czech Republic


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