This is a journal that is published in English in the field of Social Sciences; since 2005, it has been included into the international Thomson Scientific database ISI WOS (Web of Science). Senior editor – Prof. Dr. (HP) Dalia Štreimikienė (Vilnius University, Lithuania). Publishers-partners: University of Latvia and Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic). The journal is also cited in international databases JEL (JEL on CD, e-JEL), IBSS, SCOPUS, EBSCO, Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities.
The periodical publishes original scholarly articles written in English, Lithuanian, Polish and Russian that correspond to the main humanitarian research fields of the faculties: linguistic researches, issues of literary narratives and contexts, influence of advertising discourse, theory and practice of translation. “Respectus Philologicus” publishes scholarly articles, reviews, overviews, and discussions of philological research in the region. The focalization of the journal is conduced to closer cooperation on its pages all scholars who are interested in different facets of and different language units with world and its place in the life of language community. The journal is supposed to be not only regional but also of interdisciplinary character with linguistics integrating different disciplines. The leading trend is supposed to be the analysis of different discursive practices. Consequently, the journal mainly concentrates on cognitive analysis of discourses (fiction, political, scientific, etc.), cognitive strategies of translation, rhetorical problems of communication, semiotic analysis of a text, analysis of political, social and cultural phenomena in different social environments.