1. 02/08/2019: DUJES Index is now available for viewing/download. Please follow the link(s) for the same.

2. 20/06/2019: The UGC Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) and its website ( has been launched under the auspices of the UGC Cell for Journal Analysis, Centre for Publication Ethics (CPE), Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. CARE has been constituted with the express and noble aims to "promote quality research, academic integrity and publication ethics" while striving to "create and maintain 'UGC-CARE Reference List of Quality Journals' for academic purposes". DUJES may be referenced in the aforementioned CARE List in Group D category, i.e., "Journals from all disciplines and languages submitted by CARE Universities, which are qualified as per the analysis protocols".

3. 01/06/2019: The CFP for Volume 28, Issue 2019-20 has been announced. Kindly follow this link for more details.

4. 01/06/2019: DUJES Volume 27 (2018-19 Issue) is now online. The DOI Process is to follow once the hardcopy sets are printed. A further three months is expected for the same.

5. 01/04/2019: DUJES, the online version, ( now has an Online ISSN. Contributors are requested to note that this is different from the Print version of the journal (Online ISSN 2581-7833).

6. 01/11/2018: DUJES has begun the process of blind peer-review for the articles/papers submitted for Volume 27 of the journal.

7. 01/10/2018: The Department of English, Dibrugarh University, is privileged to announce Prof. Sukalpa Bhattacharjee, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, and Prof. N. Rama Devi Murru, English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, as honoured members of the Advisory Board of the Dibrugarh University Journal of English Studies.

8. 01/06/2018: UPDATED... DUJES is seeking inclusion in the UGC-approved journal list through the relevant institutional mechanisms. Inclusion is incumbent on confirmation from the UGC, and updates regarding the proposed 'Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics' (CARE) are being followed closely; the website shall be updated accordingly. While inclusion in the UGC list remains a top priority for the members of the Editorial Board of the journal, contributors are also requested to bear in mind that timelines in this regard are indefinite as of now and may not be duly notified until specified.

9. The credentials of the Editorial Board and the Department profile can also be found at the Dibrugarh University website: here.

The Editorial Board, DUJES

ANNOUNCEMENT | CFP: Dibrugarh University Journal of English Studies (DUJES) Volume 28 (which will be published between March-June, 2020)

Subject Fields:

Humanities, Linguistics, Literature, Women's & Gender Studies, History Studies, Cultural Studies

Dibrugarh University Journal of English Studies (DUJES, ISSN [Print] 0975-5659, ISSN [Online] 2581-7833) invites relevant and critical contributions in areas pertaining, but not limited to, literature(s) in English as well as English translations, literary criticism and theory, issues related to research and research methodology and critical humanities, and related fields of study. The journal also invites reviews of texts, reference books and scholarly work related to the discipline. All contributions will be sent anonymously to the Board of Reviewers for blind peer-review, evaluation and approval/rejection. The editors and reviewers shall have discretion in the matter of recommending the submissions for publication. The name of the contributor(s) and the full official address should be submitted with a short biographical note (not exceeding 100 words) and e-mail id in a SEPARATE DOCUMENT to the document with the article. The Bio-note should also include a declaration that the submission has not been published previously and that the work has not been submitted elsewhere for publication. No part of the document with the submission should contain the author’s name(s) or credentials, in order to facilitate confidential peer reading. The contributors are expected to conform strictly to the following guidelines:

- Manuscripts of the full-length articles should be between 4000-8000 words (inclusive of works cited and endnotes – please do not use footnotes) and the Reviews must not exceed a word limit of 2000. Contributors are to note that the preliminary overview of the work includes a plagiarism check. If the work has been previously submitted in the form of an M.Phil or Ph.D dissertation, the contributor should declare the same. The contributors are also requested to submit a plagiarism report (URKUND) and the ID of the report so that the same may be cross-verified.

- Contributors are requested to submit a declaration that they have read the submission guidelines, agree to the policy of the journal and that the submission is original and does not contain any plagiarized material or content.

- In-text citations must not be left incomplete, if found, may lead to rejection. Similarly, submissions without Works Cited will not be accepted.

- An abstract of around 200-400 words along with Keywords must accompany the submission.

- Submissions with typographical and grammatical errors will be evaluated in an overview of the paper/article before the blind peer-review process, and if found in excess, shall be returned to the author(s) or rejected – the discretion of the Editorial Board is final in this regard. The guidelines stated here are to be strictly adhered to else the submission will be rejected.

- Times New Roman, 12 pt Font and font-size must be strictly adhered to and lines must be double-spaced. Submissions must be submitted in the .docx format. No other format will be accepted.

- The editors urge contributors to have their articles/papers proofread for typographical, grammatical, factual and technical errors BEFORE submission. Articles/papers which overlook the same shall be summarily rejected without intimation.

- The manuscripts should be prepared strictly according to the MLA Handbook (8th Edition) style. Works cited must conform to the recommended format of the MLA. Failure to do so may result in rejection of the submission.

- Endnotes must be used rather than footnotes - before the Works Cited.

- Works cited should be included in the manuscript and not in a separate document.

- Formatting issues due to incompatibility of software and/or other related problems will be treated as the responsibility of the contributor. The same will have to be rectified if the concern is raised by the editors. 

- Simultaneous submission of the same manuscript for publication in other journals is not allowed and the work should not have been published previously. A declaration to this effect must be included in the Bio-note.

- Kindly refer to the other links for more details on Submission Guidelines, Ethics Policy and Declarations.

The next issue of DUJES (Vol. 28) is scheduled for publication between March and June, 2020. Contributions for possible inclusion must reach the Editors: Dr. Meena Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Dibrugarh University, and Dr. Basil N. Darlong Diengdoh, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Dibrugarh University, by 30th November, 2019, at Submissions after the deadline may not be considered for the incumbent issue.

Contact Info: The research papers for publication and any other queries may be sent in the following email id:

For further information and queries, write to:

The Editors, DUJES (Vol. 28)
Department of English,
Dibrugarh University,

Assam, India.

INTERVIEW | “Folk is Mother, Classical is Father”: Keki N. Daruwalla | An Interview by Debabhuson Borah

In 2018, Debabhuson Borah conducted an interview via email with the renowned Indian poet, novelist and critic, Keki N. Daruwalla. With permission from the Interviewer, DUJES is privileged to feature the same with the current 2019 Issue of the journal. See Full Interview.

DUJES CURRENT ISSUE | Volume 27, 2018-19 Issue | ISSN [Online] 2581-7833

Interrogating the Idea of India: A Study of Cinematic Representations of Kashmir Conflict from Bollywood and Beyond
Somjyoti Mridha, North-Eastern Hill University

Abha Dawesar’s Babyji: Towards an Understanding of the Contours of Lesbian Subordination in India
Kashish Dua, Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University

Situating Rousseau’s Eco-Philosophy in Select Contemporary North East Indian English Writing
Nandini Choudhury, Jagannath Barooah College

(De)Coding Bodyscape: A Study of Select Visual Prints in the Nationalist Discourse
Gaurav Kalra, Panjab University

‘When the Revolution Comes’: Ideological Indoctrination vs. Individual Identity in Caryl Churchill’s Lights Shining in Buckinghamshire and Mad Forest
Mamata Sengupta, Islampur College

Interrogating the Contentious Representation of Urban Spatiality in Romesh Gunesekera’s Noon Tide Toll
Abhisek Ghosal, University of Burdwan

Role of 'Hegemonic Masculinity' in the Marital Relationships of Henrik Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea and A Doll's House
Sheelalipi Sahana, University of Edinburgh

Transition of an Ancient Myth into a Nationalist Motif: Tracing and ‘Problematizing’ the Evolution of King Gesar Epic
Priyanka Chakraborty, Banaras Hindu University

Kamakhya Temple as a Cultural Text: An Analysis of Kamrupia Shakti-Culture, its Origination, Authenticity and Reproduction with Reference to Indira Goswami’s The Man from Chinnamasta
Gutimali Goswami, University of Lucknow

Peter Carey’s True History of the Kelly Gang and the Kelly Legend in Australia: A Historiographic Metafictional Reading
Anjan Saikia, Kamargaon College

‘I feel, therefore I am; I think, therefore I can be free’: The Unique Confluence of Utopia and Feminism in Sultana’s Dream by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
Anindita Mukherjee, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Process of Identification and Postcolonial Trauma in Jayanta Mahapatra's Hesitant Light
Padma Kalyani Mohapatra, Central University of Punjab

C. S. Lewis’ Out of the Silent Planet: An Early Exercise in Postcolonial Criticism?
Himashree Swargiary, Gauhati University

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