About the Department of English

University Institute of Liberal Arts and Humanities was founded in the year 2017. The Department of English, one of the academic departments of the University Institute of Liberal Arts and Humanities, has more than 120 research scholars and faculty members who apart from doing research and teaching in the Department are also catering to the needs of communication skills across the university. The department is credited with quality publications by the faculty and students and is proactive in organizing guest lectures by eminent personalities, seminars on current issues, student competitions, cultural events and much more. The department offers significant and comprehensive courses like PhD in English, Masters in English, and B. A. Liberal Arts (Hons). Numerous students from the department have excelled beyond their peers, successfully passing various competitive examinations and securing esteemed positions.

Publication Opportunities

  • 1. African Identities (Q1 Scopus Indexed Journal) *: Special Issue on
    • Queer Narratives in African Literature
    • Afrofuturism and Speculative Fiction: Reimagining African Identities
  • 2. Per Linguam (Q3-Scopus IndexedJournal)*
  • 3. Women’s Studies (Q3-Scopus Indexed and AHCI Journal) *

* Acceptance is Dependent on Peer Review Outcomes.

About Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University is a leading Indian institution offering its students a unique amalgamation of professional and academic excellence. Located in the vicinity of the City Beautiful in India, Chandigarh University has a sprawling 200 acres smart campus with world-class infrastructure and facilities.
Home to students from 28 Indian states, its 8 union territories, and 54 countries of the world, CU has today transformed into a unique learning universe that amalgamates the spirit of multiculturalism, diverse ethnicities, and hallowed traditions from across the world. At Chandigarh University, a wide spectrum of programs paired with flexibility, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary orientation emancipate our students to explore their interests and pursue their dream careers. Here, we are grooming students to be socially sensitive by intellectually challenging them and through our contemporary diverse culture.
The University provides a global perspective to facilitate students with international learning opportunities through partnerships with more than 486+ top-ranked universities worldwide in 93 countries. The University is offering 200+ programs, ranging from the Graduation level to the Ph.D. level.

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Important Dates

Abstract Submission: 5th July, 2024
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: 12th July, 2024
Conference Fee Submission: 25th July, 2024
Full Paper Submission: 10th August, 2024


  • Conduct scholarly inquiry to produce literary research
  • Explore interpretive claims about a variety of texts


  • To analyze the role that intersections among race, gender, class, sexuality, and/or national or global history play in literary studies
  • To apply critical thinking, independent judgment, intercultural sensitivity and regional, national and global perspectives in English Language and Literature