Lyceum is a half-yearly open access online
only international e-journal of the Department of English, School of
Literature, Language and Culture Studies, Bankura
University, Bankura, West Bengal, India.
October 2017, it aims to publish original scholarly articles on
interdisciplinary areas in Humanities through double blind peer reviews; as
also book reviews and creative writings.
promote new critical thought, the journal will act as an interdisciplinary
forum for exciting and high-quality work from researchers all over the world.
shall be theme based highlighting recent trends in interdisciplinary research
The journal derives its name from Lyceum (Ancient Greek:
Λύκειον, Lykeion) which was a temple dedicated to Apollo Lyceus or the
wolf-god. The Lyceum in ancient
Greece was a site of philosophical discussions used by such eminent
philosophers and teachers like Prodicus of Ceos, Protagoras, Isocrates, Plato
(of The Academy), Socrates, etc. More
famously, The Lyceum is the
Peripatetic school founded in 334 BCE by Aristotle on his return from Asia and
continued by Theophrastus after Aristotle’s exile.