Call for Papers


Deadline for submissions: Submission permitted throughout the year.

Full name / name of organization: International Islamic University, Islamabad

Contact email:

The Journal of Contemporary Poetics, housed in the International Islamic University in Islamabad, is a biannual, open access peer-reviewed journal. Focused on Literature, Linguistics & ELT, it solicits papers that are global and interdisciplinary in scope. It brings together perspectives on a diverse array of issues through well-research papers that engage with pressing contemporary issues that are framing recent debates in the Humanities. We do not seek an application of theory but an engagement with multiple cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary philosophical paradigms that are shaping the contemporary debates in Literature, Linguistics and ELT. We publish articles that touch upon a vast array of topics including

  • global literatures
  • immigration
  • environmental studies
  • poetry
  • drama
  • fiction
  • gender studies
  • narratology
  • discourse studies
  • popular culture
  • digital spaces and cultures
  • emerging genres
  • borders and contact zones
  • criminology
  • performing arts
  • philosophy
  • cross-cultural studies
  • ELT
  • the social sciences
  • natural and applied sciences
  • media and communication, etc.

We publish a maximum of 6 papers in one issue. Our journal’s target audience is scholars who are broadly working in the field of Humanities.

Submissions should be made through the JCP OJS online submission site Manuscripts should strictly adhere to the JCP submission guidelines available on and on and Questions and comments about the special issue should be addressed to