Call for Papers for MZU Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies (Last Date: 30th April 2020)

MZU Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2348-1188) Vol. VII, Issue I, June 2020 (previously UGC approved journal No. 64788), of the Department of English, Mizoram University, shall focus on culture and socio-cultural perspectives as represented in the literary works and literary studies of Northeast India and beyond. Critically assessed and intellectually analyzed papers reflecting various perspectives in this regard are invited for publication. Unpublished and original research papers, book reviews and translations may be submitted by 30th April 2020.The papers are to be screened in principle through the double-blind peer review and anti-plagiarism software.

Paper contributors are requested to adhere to the research-oriented standard following the MLA (8th edition) or latest APA style sheet. Such papers should follow the word limit of 3000- 4000 words, and maintain without variation the Times New Roman, Font size 12, with margin 1.0 inch and 1.5 inch spacing.

Sub themes:

Culture, ethnicities, politics, contestations

Culture, faith system, ethics, ideologies

Culture, nationalism, threats, possibilities

Cultural landscape, oral literature, visions and

Specific culture groups in the age of postmodernism

Authors may also send papers early or within the fixed deadline. The paper should be accompanied by: a declaration that it is an original work and has not been published or sent for publication anywhere else. An abstract in about 150-200 words and a brief bio-note (both in a single attachment) of the contributor(s) indicating name, institutional affiliation, brief career history, correct postal address, mobile number and e-mail are expected. Contributors are requested to avoid footnotes, if required endnotes maybe used.

The paper may be mailed directly to early or by 30th April 2020 as the deadline.

Editor: Prof. Sarangadhar Baral

Deptt of English, Mizoram University,  Aizawl.