Critical Literary Studies (formerly known as Contemporary Literary and Cultural Studies) is a peer-reviewed biannual journal run by the Department of English Language and Literature of  the University of Kurdistan in Sanandaj, Iran. CLS received its license from the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance on 5/6/1397 (28 August, 2018) with the license Number 79848.

CLS is supported by an expert Editorial Board. The academic editors in the CLS journal take an objective and constructive approach to the process of peer reviewing, ensuring each manuscript is evaluated on its own scholarly merits and research integrity.

CLS presents collections that publish the latest studies on key topics and discussion within the academic community in terms of research projects and conferences. Publishing with us means you will receive fast and reliable publishing and a global platform for your research to reach its full potential.