Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies

Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies

Crossings: Special Volume on Marx 200 (2020) is published!

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Crossings: A Journal of English Studies
is an annual double-blind peer-reviewed open access journal of scholarly articles and book reviews. Crossings invites contributions in the fields of language, applied linguistics, literature, and culture from the academic community.

Crossings Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Call for Papers  (Vol. 11)

[In view of the current COVID-19 global pandemic, Crossings will not require contributors to send hard copies of their papers. Please email your contributions to the address provided below.]

CROSSINGS: ULAB JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES (ISSN 2071-1107) is inviting scholarly articles for its Volume 11 to be published in July 2020.

Deadline for submission: March 31, 2020

To reflect a diversity of interests, contributions are not confined to any particular theme; however, submissions should be broadly of interest to those concerned with the study of language, literature, and culture.

We also invite book reviews for this issue. Please contact the editors in advance with details of the book you wish to review.

Note to Contributors

Contributions should not have been previously published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Each contribution is submitted to at least one reader on a panel of reviewers and only those articles recommended by the reviewer will be considered for publication. Reviews may take four to six months to complete after the submission deadline. 

Crossings does not accept student papers or creative writing.

However, all decisions regarding final acceptance and rejection remains the prerogative of the Editorial Board.

Acceptance letters will be provided on request only after the Editorial Board’s final approval.

Manuscript Requirements:

  • Must be written in English
  • Style: MLA 8 (Literature/Cultural Studies), APA (Applied Linguistics/Language)
  • Must be double spaced in 12 point Times New Roman font
  • Must include abstract, text, tables, figure captions, and references in a single .doc or .docx file
  • All figures, graphs, and pictures must be in black and white.
  • Abstract should be 150–200 words
  • Include up to five keywords
  • Use American spelling
  • Separate cover page with full mailing address, email address, and contact number of the corresponding author, with a one sentence biography (affiliation and position)
  • Incorporate all notes into the text or include under a subheading (Notes) before the Works Cited or References page.
  • Endnotes and footnotes are strongly discouraged.
  • Paper length: 2500-6000 words (limit reconsidered at the discretion of the Editorial Board for exceptional articles)
  • Must be professionally edited before submission

Papers requiring extensive editing after acceptance by reviewers will be rejected by the Editorial Board.

All papers will be checked for plagiarism.

There is no Article Processing Charge (APC) required for publication in Crossings.

When submitting your work, please include your full name, institution’s name, designation, email address, phone number, and the title of the essay on the cover page.

Please mail one hard copy to the address below and email a soft copy of your article to [email protected].

Submissions should be addressed to:

The Editor
Crossings: A Journal of English Studies
Department of English and Humanities
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
House #56, Road #4A
Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka–1209

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All articles published in Crossings are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.