B.A.S. – British and American Studies is an open access, yearly, peer-reviewed* academic journal, whose main aim is to promote new scholarship, to facilitate the exchange of information related to research findings in the general fields of literatures in English, English language as well as culture in the English speaking countries.
The journal welcomes both theoretical and applied contributions that advance the understanding of established and new approaches and issues, significant to the academic community interested in the English-speaking world, in domains like, but not limited to:
- the theory and history of literature, literary criticism, comparative literary studies, narrative and memory, literature and film, stylistics
- the theory and history of linguistics, applied linguistics, cognitive linguistics, corpus linguistics, comparative linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, text and discourse analysis, world Englishes, English as a lingua franca, EFL and ESP, translation studies
- cultural phenomena, hegemony of English speaking countries cultural models, manifestations of ethnicity, media and communication
B.A.S. – British and American Studies also aims to promote interdisciplinary studies, cross-disciplinary topics being welcomed, as long as that their relevance is clear.
Since the journal appears in both print and online format, published contributions offer their authors high visibility and rapid access to a broad readership.
*For details on the peer-reviewing process see the Peer Review section.