structuralists

CFP: Romanian Structuralism

The fourth special issue of Acta Structuralica (second semester 2018) will be devoted to Romanian structuralism. It will be edited by Iulian Apostolescu (Bucharest) and Prof. Aurel Codoban (Cluj-Napoca). High quality abstracts are invited in any area of structuralism, including but not limited to the structuralist movement and post-structuralism.

CFP: Regular issue 2 (2017)

CFP – Acta Structuralica. International Journal for Structuralist Research Volume 2 (2017)

We are now accepting submissions for the second regular issue of Acta Structuralica.
Acta Structuralica accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Please send your manuscript or contact the editor, Simone Aurora (acta@sdvigpress.org).

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About Acta Structuralica

Acta Structuralica is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal. It publishes original studies as well as archival materials, working documents (bibliographies, indexes, datasets, etc.), and translations of both sources materials and secondary research related to structuralism and its history (for a more details on the scope of accepted materials, see the submission guidelines). Contributions can be submitted all year round in English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish (more languages are accepted for source materials). Once accepted and reviewed, contributions are published immediately in digital form in the journal’s current volume. Contributions can also be curated into thematic dossiers. In addition to its main volume, Acta Structuralica will publish special issues on selected topics.

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A New Voice For Structuralist Research

In its heyday in the 1960s, “structuralism” was one of the most influential movements in the human and social sciences.  That influence, however, was always contentious and waned as soon as the early 1970s. Since then, structuralism has attracted rather sporadic attention, usually focused on specific figures such as Ferdinand de Saussure, Claude Lévi-Strauss or Roland Barthes. It has also been dismissed as a coherent, productive method and relegated instead to the status of a passing “fad”. Against this background, the aim of Acta Structuralica is to provide a strong venue where research on all aspects of structuralism can aggregate and coalesce into renewed approaches and coherent perspectives on what, we firmly believe, is still a foundational paradigm.

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Editor & Editorial Board

Acta Structuralica is edited by Dr. Simone Aurora (Padova/Freiburg) in consultation with an international, multidisciplinary board of leading specialists.

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