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Academic Journal of Modern Philology

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20th and 21st century literature   minority languages   queer   feminatives   political correctness   racism


Academic Journal of Modern Philology is a scientific journal oriented towards interdisciplinary studies. AJMP has been included in the register of journals published by The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education with 70 points awarded. The journal seeks original articles on linguistics with special focus on comparative studies, anthropological linguistics, science of cognition, social communication and literary studies. Since the founding of the journal in 2012, it has been our goal to foster the development of linguistic studies through an open exchange of ideas, while maintaining the highest standards of academic publishing. Contributions are subject to a double-blind peer reviews for authenticity, ethical issues and usefulness. The reviewing procedure is supervised by the International Advisory Board. The articles are published mainly in English, German, French and Polish. Academic Journal of Modern Philology is an open access journal published annually by the Committee for Philology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław Branch and the College for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Wrocław.


The paper presents changes in the language that is used in the definition of minority groups, especially women, nonbinaryand black people. It also analyzes the challenges faced in the translation of this literature and in that whichis written in Polish. Drawing both on official sources, such as the expertise of the Polish Language Council of thePolish Academy of Sciences, and on the bottom-up language guides developed by people belonging to minoritygroups, the situations requiring negotiation and also the search for appropriate language (new grammar, pronouns,performativity of forms) is illustrated, indicating ways to minimize the inequalities linguistic hierarchy.

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e-ISSN 2353-3218   ISSN 2299-7164





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College for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Wrocław