About the journal
Colloquia, a periodical journal of the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore devoted to literary issues, has been published since 2006. Fifteen thematic collections of papers appeared from 1999 to 2005, and the structure and the mission of the journal have not changed since Volume 16.The journal publishes the latest research (including interdisciplinary) into Lithuanian and Central and Eastern European literature of the twentieth and the twenty-first centuries, with special attention to the reflection of the literature of the Soviet period.The multi-dimensional literary picture is shaped in the journal by regular sections of book reviews and archival publications, interviews with scholars, and methodological discussions. The column ‘Nuomonių domino’ ('Dominoes of Opinions') responds to recent literary events. All the topics and call for articles for the upcoming issues are announced here.
The journal brings together authors who are involved in analysis of literary history and contemporary processes and collaborate with researchers in other fields of the humanities (historians, culturologists, art historians, etc.).It reflects on modern literary theory, introduces it into contemporary research, and observes today’s academic issues in book reviews and discussions. The journal contributes to the expansion of the literary discipline, formation of cultural self-awareness, and propagation of Lithuanian literature and mature research into it in Lithuania and abroad.
Dr. Loreta Jakonytė was the chief editor of the journal from 2006 to 2009, Dr. Habil. Jūratė Sprindytė had been in charge of the journal from 2010 to 2019, and since 2019 the journal is led by Dr. Gitana Vanagaitė.
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