Dr. Preeti Kumar, Head of the Department of English, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
Dr. Tania Mary Vivera, Assistant Professor, Department of English, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam,
Dr. Jeena Ann Joseph, Assistant Professor, Department of English, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
Print ISSN: 0975-6302
Teresian Journal of English Studies (ISSN 0975-6302), an International peer-reviewed quarterly journal, is the official journal of the Department of English and Centre for Research, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam.
Teresian Journal of English Studies (TJES) is a double anonymize International peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research papers or articles in the domain of English language and Literature. TJES offers a platform for scholarly writings on literature, language, theory/criticism/culture studies/philosophy of language/queer/memory/disability/eco/animal/post human studies. We also accept articles focused on intense research between literature and other disciplines.
Aims and Scope
Teresian Journal of English Studies encourages papers that engage creative, critical, and alternative perspectives on issues related to English Language and Literature. The papers should evince serious theoretical and interpretive engagement with the selected topic, present a novel perspective and make original contributions to academic research.
TJES offers a platform for scholarly writings on literature, language, theory/criticism/culture studies/philosophy of language /queer/memory/disability/eco/animal/post human studies. We also accept articles focused on intense research between literature and other disciplines.
Teresian Journal of English Studies operates a double anonymize peer review process, such that the reviewer’s name is withheld from the author and the author’s name from the reviewer.
All manuscripts are reviewed as rapidly as possible, and an editorial decision is usually reached within a month of submission. The entire publication process including peer review and author revision usually takes place within 3-4 months from the date of submission.
All parties who have made a substantive contribution to the article should be listed as authors. Principal authorship, authorship order, and other publication credits should be based on the relative scientific or professional contributions of the individuals involved, regardless of their status. A student is usually listed as principal author on any multiple-authored publication that substantially derives from the student’s dissertation or thesis.
The research paper should be accompanied by a brief biographical sketch of (100-150 words) of author/authors describing designation, affiliation, specialization, number of books and articles published in refereed or peer reviewed journals, membership on editorial boards and companies etc.
Teresian Journal of English Studies takes issues of copyright infringement, plagiarism or other breaches of best practice in publication very seriously. All submitted articles will be checked with plagiarism detection software. If plagiarism is detected, the manuscript will be rejected at once. If plagiarism issue arises even after the acceptance of the manuscript, the corresponding manuscript will be removed.
TJES accepts original manuscripts of the following category:
• Research articles and critical essays (4000-6000 words)
• Work in Progress for Research Scholar (2500-4000 words)
• Teaching Notes (1000-1500 words)
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you carefully read and adhere to all the guidelines and instructions to authors provided below. Manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned.
All new submissions should be made to the editorial office at [email protected].
Editors reserve the right to modify and improve the manuscripts to meet the Journal’s standards of presentation and style. Editors have full right to accept or reject an article for publication. Editorial decisions will be communicated with in a period of four weeks of the receipt of the manuscripts.
When a manuscript is submitted to TJES, it goes for internal blind review and if fulfills basic requisites determined by our protocol, it goes for the peer-reviewed double-blind process. An acceptance/rejection letter will be sent to your e-mail when your paper is accepted into the peer review protocol. Peer review process may involve numerous phases of revision and the entire review process will take about three months from the date of submission.
Preparing Your Manuscript
All articles submitted to TJES should adhere to the following guidelines.
The research paper or article must be plagiarism free and original.
The research paper sent for publication should not have been published elsewhere, or be under review for any other journal.
The text of a submission should only be in Times New Roman font, of 12 point font size and 1.5 lines spaced paragraphs.
The research paper should have suitable in-text citing and References based on the latest MLA format (9th Edition).
The title phrase should be brief and should encapsulate the argument.
List authors’ full names (first-name, middle-name, and last-name).
Affiliations of authors (department and institution).
Emails and phone numbers.
The abstract should be less than 300 words. The keywords should be less than 10.
Standard abbreviations should be used all through the manuscript. The use of non-standard abbreviations should be kept to a minimum and must be well-defined in the text following their first use.
The article should have well defined sections with an introduction followed by the main argument, theoretical framework, analysis and conclusion. Please note that paragraphs should not be categorized with sub headings.
Tables and figures
Tables should be kept to a minimum.
Tables should have a short descriptive title and should be numbered consecutively.
Acknowledgement of people, funds etc. should be brief.
References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper following the latest MLA format. DOIs links to referenced articles should be stated wherever available. Names of journals should be presented in full and not abbreviated.
Teresian Journal of English Studies is listed in
• International Scientific Indexing (ISI)
• ResearchBiB (Academic Resource Index)
• International Institute of Organized Research (I2OR)
• Ulrichsweb & Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory
Teresian Journal of English Studies (TJES) does not charge the authors any fee for article processing or publication.
However, authors and interested individuals/institutions are encouraged to subscribe to the journal.
Subscription can be done by choosing a suitable plan and paying online.
1 Year Rs. 3000/- ($ 150)
2 Years Rs. 5400/- ($ 270)
Per Issue Rs. 750/- ($ 40)
All the back issues of journal are listed here in the order of publication.