Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal includes, but is not limited to the following fields:

  • Theoretical Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Descriptive Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Comparative Linguistics
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • African Literature
  • American Literature
  • Canadian Literature
  • Caribbean Literature
  • Chinese Literature
  • English Literature
  • French Literature
  • German Literature
  • Greek and Roman Literature
  • Irish Literature
  • Italian Literature
  • Jewish Literature
  • Latin American Literature
  • Russian Literature
  • Translation Studies


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The journal adopts double-blind peer review (also called anonymous peer review), That is, on one hand, the reviewers do not know the author's identity, on the other hand, the authors do not know who accept to review their manuscripts. After accepting the review task, the external reviewers should return the review result in two weeks.


Publication Frequency

2017 Semiannual, published in June and December


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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