The main 2022-2023 themes of the journal Philological Class presuppose the interdisciplinary approach including different aspects of literary studies, linguistics and methods of teaching these disciplines at higher and secondary school.

Acknowledging the authors’ right to broad interpretation of the areas under study, Philological Class tries to create scientifically convincing well-reasoned dialogue between the representatives of various methodological approaches based on the academic manner of presentation of scholarly views. Preference is given to articles dealing with complex analysis of literary and language material, using modern research methods, and possessing a polemical nature.

The journal Philological Class publishes papers in three groups of research areas: literary studies, linguistics, theory and methods of teaching philological disciplines at higher and secondary school.

  • Reader strategies in the sphere of Russian / foreign classical and modern literature
  • Ego-text in modern literature: memoirs, letters, notebooks, autobiographies, diares
  • Russian classical realism: modern interpretation approaches
  • Genre of literary studies reconstruction of classic works in various artistic paradigms
  • Comparative literary studies: philosophical and culturological contexts
  • Issues of modern genre studies. Alternative history in the dynamics of genre embodiment as one of the modern research areas of genre studies
  • Principles of discursive and narratological analysis in literary studies
  • Literary life of “the terrible time” (late 1920s – 1930s). The dialogue between the writers and the power
  • Literature for children and teenagers. Genre specificity and perception issues
  • The project “Urgent Poetry: Names and Tendencies” presupposes the study of three research areas:

- processes of genre renovation in modern poetry;

- the problem of the subject in modern lyric poetry;

- poetry in the media context.

  • The project “Urgent Prose: Names and Tendencies”

- The latest trends in the modern literary process in different countries, expansion of the paradigm of "the literary”, and the impact of the fictional and the documentary within the framework of one text

- Intermediality as a specific type of interactions between the work of literature and the products of other kinds of art- Urgent approaches to the study of a fiction text, literary theory of the 21st century

- Modernism and Postmodernism in European and American literature

- Russian reception of foreign-language literature

  • Literary holidays 2022
  • Corpus linguistics. Modern vocabulary projects
  • Interdisciplinary approach: stylometry as an approach associated with application of precise methods for studying fiction texts
  • Cognitive and communicative aspects of the study of linguistic units and categories
  • Study of mental and speech mechanisms as instruments of cognition and communication
  • Linguistic aspects of text and discourse studies
  • Word in the digital epoch and the modern linguistic situation
  • Urgent issues of translation studies: cognitive foundations, problems of equivalence and lacunarity, study of transformation mechanisms and compensatory means
  • Theoretical and methodological problems of promotion and development of the Russian language abroad
  • Corpus methods in studying and teaching language and literature
  • Theory and methods of teaching language and literature in the aspect of intercultural communication: specificity of teaching in polycultural environment
  • Traditional and innovative technologies of higher and secondary school philological education. Inclusive education practices
  • Teaching language and literature in the context of interdisciplinary studies (linguopragmatics, linguoculturology, linguophilosophy, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, etc.)
  • Teaching methods to support gifted children in project, research and olympiad activity


Deadlines for 2022: March 30 (Issue 1 of Philological Class), June 30 (Issue 2 of Philological Class), October 30 (Issue 3 of Philological Class), December 30 (Issue 4 of Philological Class).

Deadlines for 2023: March 30 (Issue 1 of Philological Class), June 30 (Issue 2 of Philological Class), October 30 (Issue 3 of Philological Class), December 30 (Issue 4 of Philological Class).

Thematic sections in the issues of the journal are formed depending on the number of articles that have passed the review process. We may continue publishing articles on a particular topic across several issues of the journal. Articles are accepted for consideration if they are formatted in accordance with the journal rules published on the site.