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Cultural Perspectives - Journal for Literary and British Cultural Studies in Romania


CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES Journal for Literary and British Cultural Studies in Romania is a peer-reviewed annual journal, issued by the FACULTY OF LETTERS, UNIVERSITY OF BACÃU, ROMANIA.

CP invites submissions on all aspects of cultural studies related to Britishness in all countries. Its main aim is to include different perspectives on cultural studies, coming from different fields, such as literature, linguistics, semiotics, political and sociological studies, communication, public relations, anthropology, translation studies, etc.

The empirical background can be provided from different cultures, but it should underline the link between the respective culture and the British one.

Each issue focuses on a specific topic:

  • 2024: Literary representations of endurance, solidarity and empathy
  • 2023: Bridging cultural gaps and adapting to change (Issue 28/2023 articles can be accessed online only on the journal website - http://cpjournal.ub.ro/issues-list/
  • 2022: Modes of cultural resistance
  • 2021: Culture in crisis
  • 2020: Urban culture
  • 2019: Cultural branding
  • 2018: Cultural identity in the European space
  • 2017: Cultural heritage
  • 2016: Urban scapes
  • 2015: Nature and culture: a semiotic perspective
  • 2014: Semiotics of culture or cultural semiotics?
  • 2013:Location of cultural identities
  • 2012:Cultural changes and exchanges
  • 2011:Representing the 21st century’s realities in cultural discourse and the crisis of representation
  • 2010: Modes of Signification in Cultural Discourse
  • 2009: Diversity of Identities
  • 2008: Text and discourse
  • 2007: Words (or, managing the whole lot of them)
  • 2006: (Paper)beings
  • 2005: Cultural Spaces and Types
  • 2004: Gift-giving Acts
  • 2003: (Ulysses)or, The Sense of Adventure
  • 2002: -Isms (Victorianism)
  • 2001 & 2000: Virginia Woolf and James Joyce
  • 1999: (under construction)
  • 1998: (under construction)
  • 1997: (under construction)
  • 1996: Cultural Studies, (British) Identity


  • to promote inter/ transdisciplinarity;
  • to raise awareness about the interweaving of disciplines;
  • to promote intercultural dialogue;
  • to create the equilibrium between theoretical basis and textual/ case studies.

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Journal Policy

Cultural Perspectives (CP) accepts for publication reviewed original papers, interviews and book reviews on a broad range of topics of interest in literary, language and cultural studies. There are no article submission, processing and publication charges (APC).

Open Access Policy:

Starting with issue 22/2017, CP Journal offers “open access” to published literature. It assures that CP has free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The CP articles from issue 22/2017 onwards are available online for free, without any charge to download or print each article.

License agreement

In submitting an article to CP Journal, authors and all co-authors, agree that the article, if editorially accepted for publication, shall be licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.
The Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY), of which CC BY 4.0 is the most recent version, was developed to facilitate open access as defined in the founding documents of the movement, such as the 2003 Berlin Declaration. Open access content has to be freely available online, and through licensing their work under CC BY authors grant users the right to unrestricted dissemination and re-use of the work, with only the one proviso that proper attribution is given to authors.
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Code CP
ISSN ISSN:1224-239X
ISSN (Online):2559-3439
Chief Editor Nadia-Nicoleta Morãraşu - Faculty of Letters, CETAL Research Centre, “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău, Romania
Luminița Drugă - Faculty of Letters, CETAL Research Centre, “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău, Romania
Editorial Board
  • Editorial advisors:
    • Elena Bonta (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău, Romania)
    • Vasile Spiridon (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău, Romania)
    • Brîndușa-Mariana Amălăncei (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău, Romania)
    • Cristina Cîrtiță-Buzoianu (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău, Romania)
    • Mihaela Culea (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău, Romania)
    Language editor:
    • Sharmain van Blommestein (SUNY Potsdam, NY, USA)
    Technical editor:
    • Raluca Donici Nechifor (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău, Romania)
    List of reviewers:
    • Silvia Antosa (The Kore University of Enna, Italy)
    • Elena Avazas Alvarez (University of Oviedo, Spain)
    • Andrea Roxana Bellot (University of Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain)
    • Sarka Bubikova (University of Pardubice, The Czech Republic)
    • Edyta Lorek-Jezińska (Nicolaus Copernicus University of Toruń, Poland)
    • Elisabetta Marino (University of Rome, Italy)
    • Alejandra Moreno Alvarez (University of Oviedo, Spain)
    • Nelly Strehlau (Nicolaus Copernicus University of Toruń, Poland)
    • Nina Sirkovic (University of Split, Croatia)
    • Raluca Sinu (Transilvania University of Braṣov, Romania)
    • Katarzyna Więckowska (Nicolaus Copernicus University of Toruń, Poland)
    • Desislava Cheshmedzhieva-Stoycheva (Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen, Shumen, Bulgaria)
    • Raluca Galița (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău, Romania)
Editorial Office ALMA MATER Publishing House, "Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău, 8 Spiru Haret, Bacău (600114), Romania.
Website: http://cpjournal.ub.ro/
E-mail: cpjournal@ub.ro, morarasu.nadia@ub.ro
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