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ARA Journal of Arts & Culture

Published by the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences (ARA)

Editor-in-Chief: Nicolae N. NEGULESCU
ISBN: 978-1-935924-05-0 (provisional)
ISSN Print Edition: 0896-1018 (old)
Web Edition ISSN: TBD
Copyright © 2017 by American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences
All Rights Reserved

Editorial Board
Nicolae N. NEGULESCU, E-mail:
Ruxandra VIDU,


Editorial Advisory Board
Special issue: papers presented at the 41st ARA Congress,
University of Craiova, Romania,
July 19 - 22, 2017
Prof. Ruxandra BOTEZ, PhD
ETS, Montreal, Canada
Prof. Marius ENACHESCU, PhD
University Politehnica Bucharest, Romania
Prof. Isabelle SABAU, PhD
Northern Illinois University, IL, USA
Prof. Ioan OPRIS, PhD
University of Miami, FL, USA
Dr. Ildiko PETER, PhD
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Prof. Ioana IONEL, PhD
Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Prof. Stela DRAGULIN, PhD
Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania

About the Journal

ARA Journal has started as the main publication of ARA in 1977, to publish papers presented at the ARA Congress. The last issue of ARA Journal was published in 2009. Starting 2005, the Proceedings of the ARA Congress were published instead of the ARA Journal. This is because while the ARA Journal would publish the papers after their were presented at a Congress, ARA Congress Proceedings were published before the Congress. At the request of ARA members, the ARA Journal was re-started in 2017 in a new journal format and published as two Journals: ARA Journal of Arts and Culture, and ARA Journal of Sciences.

ARA Journal of Arts and Culture is a peer-review journals published by ARA Publisher, a publishing House of the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences. The majority of the articles in ARA Journal are contributions of the members and nonmembers of the Academy made at the ARA Congresses. Also, the papers presented at the ARA Congresses and published in the ARA Journal of Arts and Sciences receive an unique DOI number and published online in an open source. The open source system allows for papers to have maximum exposure and to be cited.

ARA Journal of Arts and Culture is also published in print using a new digital print-on-demand (POD) system that offers a multitude of ways to increase the visibility of the ARA academy through smarter inventory management and more capable services, which increases ARA’s international exposure and visibility through more than 40,000 libraries.

Published articles:
Are fully peer-reviewed.
Are immediately free to access and download from ARA website.
Open access publication fee: a fee is payable by the author, or their institution or founder to cover the publication costs. Fees range between 200 and 500 US Dollars, depending on the number of pages. Visit the journal’s homepages for specific pricing information.
Free of charge for the papers presented at the ARA Congress.
Permitted re-use defined by the author’s choice of Creative Commons user licenses.

The American-Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences mission is to create an open forum discussion of scientific and cultural issues on Romanian-related topics. The positions taken by the authors of the articles are their own and not necessarily those of the academy.

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