The main 2020-2021 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 and pedagogical sciences.

  • Reader strategies in the sphere of Russian / foreign classical and modern literature
  • Ego-text in modern literature: memoirs, letters, notebooks, autobiographies
  • 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 works for children and teenagers. The genre of children’s utopias
  • Literary life of “the terrible time” (late 1920s – 1930s). The dialogue between the writers and the power

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.

  • Latest tendencies of the modern literary process in various countries
  • Modernism and postmodernism in European and American literatures
  • Russian reception of literatures in foreign languages
  • 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
  • Key issues of and technologies of integrated learning at higher and secondary school
  • Corpus methods in studying and teaching language and literature
  • Visualization in literary and linguistic education
  • Theatrical technologies in teaching language and literature
  • Theory and methods of teaching language and literature in the aspect of intercultural communication: specificity of teaching in polycultural environment
  • Innovative methods of literary and linguistic education at higher and secondary school
  • Teaching language and literature in the context of interdisciplinary studies (linguopragmatics, linguoculturology, linguophilosophy, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, etc.)
  • Issues of methodological support for gifted pupils in the humanities

Deadlines for 2020: March 30 (Issue 1 of Philological Class), June 30 (Issue 2 of Philological Class), October 30 (Issue 3 of Philological Class), December 26 (Issue 4 of Philological Class).

Deadlines for 2021: March 30 (Issue 1 of Philological Class), June 30 (Issue 2 of Philological Class), October 30 (Issue 3 of Philological Class), December 26 (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.