This page provides an alphabetical list of academic journals on English studies currently published in the Czech Republic.
The American and British Studies Annual (ABSA) is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal focused on American and British cultural studies. Our aim is to create a platform for scholarly exchange not only within the Czech Republic but internationally. We seek original articles that explore wide range of issues concerning American and British literature, visual arts, music and other cultural phenomena as well as cultural history. The editors encourage submissions from scholars working in various disciplines with interests in American and British cultures, as well as articles with interdisciplinary perspectives on those cultures. We also devote a portion of the journal to outstanding undergraduate student contributions.
In 2010, the American and British Studies Annual was enlisted in the National Index of Peer-reviewed Scholarly Periodicals published in the Czech Republic.
The journal is also listed in the SCOPUS database and in the ERIH Plus list (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences) of the European Science Foundation (ESF) and the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD).
Brno Studies in English (BSE) is an open, peer reviewed international journal publishing articles from the fields of English and American studies.
The journal publishes original research in English studies, namely linguistics, literary studies, cultural studies, and translation. The journal is open to submissions from scholars all over the world. Please note that the preferred papers should deal with issues related to English language and Anglophone contexts, i.e. the journal does not, for instance, normally publish papers in general linguistics and on non-Anglophone literatures.
The journal is indexed in numerous international databases (including Scopus, ERIH+, MLA Bibliography, ABELL, CSA Language Behaviour Abstracts, Academic Search Premier, Linguistic Bibliography, SJR SCImago Journal & Country, C.I.R.C., EBSCO) as well as in the Czech database of reviewed periodicals (“Seznam”).
The Central European journal of Canadian studies (Revue d'études canadiennes en Europe centrale) is an international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published regularly by the Central European Association for Canadian Studies (CEACS); the first issue appeared in 2001.
Discourse and Interaction is a peer-reviewed linguistics journal founded in 2008. The journal is committed to present the outcomes of current research into aspects of negotiation of meaning in English language discourse and related stylistic and socio-pragmatic variation. The study of discourse and interaction is understood as research into language with relevance to real-world problems and its aim is to reveal the stylistic diversity, non-homogeneity, and socio-pragmatic variety of language as these should be reflected in the teaching of English in academic settings.
The journal invites contributions in the fields of discourse analysis, pragmatics, stylistics, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, semantics and syntax
The journal has adopted ‘double-blind’ peer-reviewing procedures, which guarantees anonymity for both authors and reviewers. All manuscripts sent to Discourse and Interaction are first reviewed by the editors as to their suitability; then, they are sent to two reviewers who send back their comments with a recommendation to accept, suggest rewriting and resubmission, or reject.
All submitted manuscripts should be new, original and not published previously; it is the sole responsibility of the authors that their manuscripts shall not contain any plagiarized or improperly attributed materials. The journal is indexed in SCOPUS and ERIH PLUS. Publication in Discourse and Interaction is free of charge.
Hradec Králové Journal of Anglophone Studies, as a peer-reviewed academic journal, aims to be a medium which brings together the results of current research of Czech and international scholars. It welcomes submissions of articles in the following fields:
Anglophone Literatures and Cultural Studies
The journal will publish both contributions presented at Hradec Králové Anglophone Conferences as well as other original unpublished papers. All submissions shall be the subject of double expert blind-review procedure whether they constitute beneficial contribution to the field of Anglophone studies.
Linguistica Pragensia is a peer-reviewed international journal of language and linguistics that builds upon the tradition of the functional structuralism. It is published biannually by the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague (Department of English Language and ELT Methodology, Institut für germanische Studien, Institut des Études Romanes / Instituto de Estudios Románicos). The journal’s outlook is both synchronic and diachronic. Its interests are empirical as well as theoretical. Established in 1991 as successor to Philologica Pragensia (1958–1990), the journal welcomes submissions that further the understanding of language in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax and word-formation, of sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics, of formal, computational, cognitive, contrastive and historical linguistics, with a focus on principal European languages, in particular Romance and Germanic.
Since 2015 Linguistica Pragensia is also available on Open Access website. Linguistica Pragensia is cited in the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH), MLA International Bibliography, Bibliographie Linguistique / Linguistic Bibliography, The Year’s Work of Modern Language Studies, Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Bibliografia Językoznawstwa Slawistycznego (Slavic Linguistics Bibliography), Bibliografie české lingvistiky (Czech Linguistics Bibliography) and ulrichsweb. Since 2016, it has also been indexed and abstracted in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics).
Litteraria Pragensia: Studies in Literature and Culture is a peer-reviewed international academic journal listed in SCOPUS, EBSCO, the ERIH PLUS Database, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, and the Carhus Plus+ database. It is published twice a year and numbered continuously. The journal publishes thematic issues focused on interdisciplinary critical debates about diverse phenomena in modern and contemporary literatures and cultures, from major movements and genres to the problems of cultural history, identity and communication, text, intertextuality, performativity and reception. Major methodologies range from Structuralism, Post-structuralism and New Historicism to Gender, Postcolonial and Appropriation Studies. An important objective of the journal is to stimulate and develop multi- and transdisciplinary cooperation within and among research projects and networks world-wide.
Ostrava Journal of English Philology is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes articles in the field of English philology. The first issue was published in September 2009 and since 2010 the journal has been published bi-annually. It consists of a linguistics section, a section focusing on the literature and culture of English-speaking countries, and a section devoted to book reviews, calls for papers, and announcements of upcoming conferences and other events. The journal is open to contributions from scholars from the Czech Republic and from abroad. The Ostrava Journal of English Philology is an officially registered periodical (Czech Ministry of Culture, registration number MK ČR E 19471) and is included in the ERIH PLUS and EBSCO databases.
The Prague Journal of English Studies is an annual peer-reviewed academic journal that invites both international and Czech contributions and aims to be a forum for scholars working in the fields of literary studies and linguistics concerning the English-speaking world. We seek 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 will also publish special, thematic issues, assuring in-depth coverage of selected topics. It was founded in September 2011, the first issue was released in June 2012. It is published by Charles University, Prague – Faculty of Education (Karolinum Publishing House). The online version is available on De Gruyter open access platform (degruyter.com) and is also listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The journal is enlisted in ERIH PLUS database.
Theory and Practice in English Studies (THEPES) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, publishing scholarly articles in the fields of English linguistics, Anglophone literatures and cultural studies, and translation studies. THEPES is published by the Department of English and American Studies of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. THEPES is an online journal, published biannually. Contributions are published in English. (The journal THEPES is a continuation of an eponymous series of conference proceedings published by the Department of English and American Studies.