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FYI: Article Reviewers Needed: Hypercultura Journal

Author: Sorina Georgescu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: The recently founded Journal, Hypercultura, of the Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania, now at its second number, and the first number to become international, is looking for reviewers for articles that have been submitted in the domain of Linguistics, for English-wriiten articles.

If you are willing to act as reviewers, please send your CV at the following email address, so that we can build a database for this and the future numbers of our biannual Journal. Please submit your CV until November 20, 2012. Email address: eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

About our Journal:

Sandra-Lucia Istrate – editor-in-chief
Sorina Georgescu – editorial-assistant
Doina Simion – editor – English language
Olga Balanescu – editor – English language
Claudia Draganescu – editor – French language
Carmen Dominte – editor – Spanish language
Otilia Sirbu – editor – Romanian language
Cosmin Perta – editor – Romanian language
Andrea Sion – sub-editor

Advisory Board:

Ph.D. Grigore Brancus (Romanian Academy);
Ph.D. Nicolae Breban (Romanian Academy)
Ph.D Augustin Buzura (Romanian Academy)
Ph.D. Dumitru Radu Popescu (Romanian Academy)
Ph.D. Alexandru Zub (Romanian Academy)
Ph.D Nicolae Iliescu (Romanian Academy)
Ph.D. Gheorghe Chivu (University of Bucharest)
Ph.D. Magda Jianu (Hyperion University)
Ph.D Doina Rusti (Hyperion University)
Ph.D Dorina Donea (Hyperion University)
Ph.D Felix Nicolau (Hyperion University)

Ph.D. Christopher Bigsby (University of East Anglia)
Ph.D. Francois Brunet (Universite Paris Diderot)
Ph.D. Carmen Flys-Junquera (Universidad de Alcala)
Ph.D Maureen Daly Goggin (Arizona State University)
Ph.D. Carolyn Kraus (University of Michigan-Dearborn)
Ph.D. Rob Kroes (University of Amsterdam)
Ph.D. Ileana Orlich (Arizona State University)
Ph.D. Dominique Sipiere (Universite Paris-Ouest Defense)
Ph. D. Asuncion Lopez-Varela Azcarate (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

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