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Editor



Dr T.S. Anand, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., worked as Professor of English for two years in the University of Sirte, Libya (2009-2011). Earlier he retired as Principal of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana after an academically fulfilling and eventful career of forty years. Worked as Senior Faculty in Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (Autonomous), Ludhiana for four academic sessions. Approved Research Supervisor of Panjab University, Chandigarh. Authored/edited/co-edited 18 books of creative literature and criticism, and published a number of papers on Indian English Literature, American, Afro-American and American-Jewish literature. Adjudicator for Ph.D thesis of prestigious universities and Institutes of Higher Learning in India. Headed National Academic Body (Indian Association for American Studies) from 2002-2004. President of I.A.A.S. Annual National Congresses at M.L.S. University, Udaipur and Punjabi University, Patiala. Winner of Olive I. Reddick Prize for Best Research Paper. Member, Faculty of Languages, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Member, Postgraduate Board of Studies in English (2005-2009). [dr_tsanand@yahoo.com] +1-519-250-0747


Associate Editors

Dr Geeta Bhandari, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., is a scholar of British literature and a creative poet. She is former Principal of S.D.P. College for Women, Ludhiana. She has published The Novels of Murdoch and a number of papers in journals of repute. Her maiden anthology of poems, Odyssey of Love, has been published in U.K. Currently She lives in U.K. [geetabhandari@hotmail.co.uk] [+00447554502390]


Dr Charu Sharma has done her Ph.D. on Feminism in Third World Contemporary Fiction and Post Doctorate research on Dalit and Tribal Literature. Her field of research and interest are Contemporary Literature, Diasporic studies, translation, women writings. She has  edited two books, Once Upon A Time and Mapping Migrations, and translated M G Vassanji's novel into Hindi titled Qatil ka Geet. She has supervised six Doctoral and fourteen M.Phil. scholars. Presently, she is an Associate Professor at Government College Dharmshala (Himachal Pradesh). [sharmacharu04@yahoo.co.in] [+91-82199-60052]


Dr. Sumedha Bhandari teaches in the Dept. of Languages, Culture and Journalism, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana. She has recently published Toni Morrison's Art: A Humanistic Exploration of The Bluest Eye and Beloved. Anchor Publishers, Hamburg (Germany). Her association with Literary Voice, apart from her Doctoral research, brings renewed vigour and freshness to our endeavours.[sumedhabhandari@yahoo.co.uk] [+91-98788-66667]


Dr. Harbir Singh Randhawa specializes in Modern Indian Fiction, Drama, Dalit/Marginalized Literature, Translation & Bhasha literatures. He has supervised fourteen Doctoral research projects. Apart from three dozen research papers he has published Dalit Literature : Contents, Trends and Concerns and Nation, Translation & Bhasha Literatures, and is currently Associate Professor in D.A.V. Postgraduate College, Dehradun (Uttarakhand). [Email: hr4207@gmail.com] +91 94129-15687.


Editorial Advisory Board

Prof. Fakrul Alam is Pro-Vice Chancellor of East West University, Dhaka (Bangladesh). He retired as Professor of English at the University of Dhaka on June 30, 2018 and is currently member of its Senate.. His publications include Rabindranath Tagore and National Identity Formation in Bangladesh: Essays and Reviews; The Essential Tagore (Harvard UP and Viswa Bharati: Kolkata), Imperial Entanglements and Literature in English ; South Asian Writers in English (Detroit); Jibanananda Das: Selected Poems; Bharati Mukherjee (New York); Translation of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Unfinished Memoirs published in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. He is recipient of the SAARC Literature Award and Bangla Academy Puroshkar (Literature Award). His translations of Ocean of Sorrow, Bengali epic narrative, Bishad Sindhu by Mir Mosharraf Hussain, and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Prison Diaries are among his most recent publications. Among his forthcoming works is "The English Writings of Rabindranath Tagore" in The Cambridge Companion to English Tagore, ed. Sukanta Chaudhuri (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2019). {falam1951@gmail.com} {+880 09666775577}, .


Dr. John C. Hawley is Professor of English and former chair of Department of English at Santa Clara University, California, U.S.A. He has been President of the South Asian Literary Association and of the US chapter of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. He is the author of Amitav Ghosh: An Introduction, and co-editor (with Gaurav Desai) of Approaches to Teaching Amitav Ghosh and (with Revathi Krishnaswamy) of The Postcolonial and the Global, as well as 12 other edited books, including India in Africa, Africa in India, and essays in postcolonial literature, queer theory, and the intersection of religion and literature.{jhawley@scu.edu}
+1(408) 554-4956.


Professor Harish Narang is currently a Visiting Professor at the Ambedkar University of Delhi and a former UGC Emeritus Fellow at the JNU where he was earlier a Professor and Chair. During his teaching career of over 50 years Professor Narang taught, researched and supervised research on African Literatures in English, Canadian Literature, Women Writing and Theory and Method of Literary Translation and Dalit writings. An elected member of the Sahitya Akademi General Council for 5 years and recipient of numerous International Fellowships, he has translated 20 books both in English and Hindi. His well known translations include Manto my Love, Qatil ka Geet, Janata ka Admi, Is Sadi ki Prem Kahani and Billesur Bakariha. Besides, he has translated the works of Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nadine Gordimer from Africa, Hemingway and M.G.Vassanji from North America, Manto, Khushwant Singh and Jayant Mahapatra from India. Professor Narang writes stories in Hindi and English and has already published two volumes titled Pakistani Bacchha and Sunte the Sahar Hogi. {harishc.narang@gmail.com} {+91 98107-91674}


Prof. Somdatta Mandal is former Chairperson at the Department of English & Other Modern European Languages, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan. She has lectured widely in national and international fora. A recipient of prestigious international fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, Charles Wallace Trust, Rockefeller Foundation, her areas of interest are American Literature, contemporary fiction, film and culture studies, Diaspora studies and translation. Edited and co-edited 22 books, published three books, five volumes of translation, and above 90 research articles.[somdattam@gmail.com][+91-94341-32556]


Dr Swaraj Raj is former Prof. and Head, Dept. of English, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib. His areas of interest are Diasporic Studies, Translation Studies, Cultural studies, Media Studies, Literary Theory and Photography. He has  published forty two research papers/articles in Research Journals of national/international eminence. Nine scholars are pursuing their Doctoral research with him. He is on Academic bodies of various universities.[swarajraj@yahoo.com] [+91-94171-04331]


Dr. Ashis Sengupta is Professor of English at the University of North Bengal, India. A recipient of the Olive I Reddick award (1995), Fulbright American Studies Institute fellowship (2002), Fulbright visiting scholarship (2006) and SASNET guest lecturer grant (2009), he has published numerous essays on South Asian and American theatre and edited volumes that include the Journal of American Studies, Comparative American Studies, Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Indian Literature, and DLB: South Asian Writers in English. He has also published Mapping South Asia through Contemporary Theatre (Palgrave, 2014), and his book, Islam in Performance, has been published by Bloomsbury London. [ashmit_2003@yahoo.com] [+91-97340-12805]



Dr. Pashupati Jha is former Professor of English and Head, Humanities Dept.,I.I.T. Roorkee. Recipient of many Awards, he has been Chairman of the Indian Association for English Studies for six years, and the President of 57 th All India English Teachers' Conference in 2012. Besides a book, Sylvia Plath, co-edited anthology, Reflections on English Studies, and over sixty research papers he has to his credit five widely read poetry collections: Cross and Creation (2003), Mother and Other Poems, All in One, Awaiting Eden Again and Taking on Tough Times. [pashupatijha@yahoo.co.in][+91-98975-49668]


Dr.Tejinder Kaur is Professor of English, RIMT University, Mandi Gobindgarh (India). Earlier she was  Director Centre for Diaspora Studies at Punjabi University,Patiala. She has been Dean Faculty of Languages and Co-Ordinator IGNOU Study Centre.She has written/ co-edited nine books, published above fifty research papers/atricles on wide ranging areas and made presentations in over a hundred international and national conferences, She has been on Edu-Sat, T.V and Radio, and is actively engaged in research activities. [tejinder_sp@yahoo.co.in][+91-98550-00228]


Dr K. B. Razdan is a renowned Professor of American Literature and Culture. Former Head and Convenor Board of Studies, Department of English, University of Jammu, Prof Razdan has contributed a lot to the corpus of American Studies in the form of research Articles and Research Papers at various national and International Seminars and Conferences . Having produced over a dozen Ph.D and about twenty M.Phil Scholars, Dr Razdan has been lecturing at various universities at different levels, and is on the academic advisory boards of various Academic organisations and journals. [kulbushan.razdan@rediffmail.com] [+91-94191-83972]




Dr. Satnam Kour Raina is Professor of English and former Chair, Dept. of English, University of Jammu (J & K), India, specializes in Modern and Post-modern American Fiction, African- American Women Writings and Indian Writing in English. She has authored Jerzy Kosinski: A Study in Postmodernist Problematics and translated Contemporary Dogri Short Stories in English. She has supervised eleven Ph.D scholars and currently supervises eight Doctoral research projects. Email Id.[satnamkour@gmail.com] [+91-99060-95584]


Dr. Himadri Lahiri is a former Professor, Department of English and Culture Studies, University of Burdwan, West Bengal. Currently, he is Professor of English at the School of Humanities, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata. He has written extensively on Diaspora Studies, Postcolonial Studies and Indian English Literature. His latest publication is Diaspora Theory and Transnationalism (Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2019). Contemporary Indian English Poetry and Drama (Newcastle on Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2019), co-edited by him, has also been published recently. He writes book reviews for newspapers and academic journals. Email: hlahiri@gmail.com [+91-7890115419/9231685611]


Reviewers



Dr. Alpna Saini is Professor & Head, Department of English, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, (Punjab) India. She has authored Subjectivity as a Locus of Conflicts in Girish Karnad: A Discussion of his Plays and co-edited Negotiating Boundaries: A Study of Bushra Ejaz’s Writings. She has also co-edited and translated select poems by Punjabi poet Harbhajan Singh Hundal titled Blood Flowers. Her areas of interest are Theories of Subjectivity, Indian Drama, Translation and Film studies. {alpna.saini@gmail.com} +91 98886-30225


Dr. Bhagyashree S. Varma is Associate Professor in the Dept. of English, University of Mumbai. She is a painter, a Creative writer, and a translator. Her publication includes poetry and stories of her own, online reviews of films and dramas, translated poems, research papers in local and global literary journals. She has published Amrita Pritam--Life as Literature, and a Reference book on women's autobiographies, Woman and Self. Her research interests, apart from supervising seven Doctoral dissertations, vary from Translation Studies, Creative Writing, Mythology, Aesthetics, Theatre and Films to Comparative as well as World literature. {bhagyashreemam@gmail.com} {+91 97695-65813}


Prof. (Dr.) Annie John is Head, Dept. of English, A.R. Burla Mahila Varishtha Mahavidyalaya, Solapur (Maharashtra) India. She is the Chairperson, Board of Studies (English) since 2010 and member of the Academic Council PAH Solapur University. She is a writer, poet, editor, reviewer and pens articles on spirituality, morality and ethics for the Newspapers. She has thirty two books to her credit as an author and editor. She has supervised seven Doctoral research scholars. Presently she is working on three Reference Books prescribed at the graduate and post graduate levels. Email: anniejohn5250@gmail.com [+91- 9822402080/8888344997]


Dr. Roghayeh Farsi is Assistant Professor in the Dept. of English, University of Neyshabur, Neyshabour (Iran). She has authored Modernism and Postmodernism in James Joyce's Fiction and J. S. Anand's Theory of Biotext and Critical Perspectives on His Poetic and Spiritual Creed, and edited Shunyata in Trance: Select Poems from Yayati Madan G. Gandhi and co-edited World Anthology of English Poetry. Her research interests are Postmodernism, Linguistics, Semiotics, Semantics, Postcolonialism, Feminism, Literary Theory, Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. Email: rofarsi@yahoo.com +98 (91571-19031


Dr. Gökşen Aras teaches in the Dept. of English Language and Literature, Atilim University, Ankara (Turkey). Her Doctoral research is on "Feminist Literary Critical Approach to H.G. Wells' Ann Veronica, Arnold Bennett's Helen with the High Hand, D. H. Lawrence's Women in Love." Her current areas of interest are Victorian Novel, Feminist Theory, Romantic Poetry, War Poetry, Cultural Studies, Travel Writing, Psychoanalysis, Realism and Naturalism.{goksen.aras@atilim.edu.tr} +90(312) 586-8666.


Dr. Alka Kumar's research work spans across disciplinary borders, from the humanities to the social sciences. She was Associate Professor in Literary Studies at the University of Delhi, with a Ph.D on Doris Lessing. She has presented/published several articles in International seminars in U.S.A., U.K., Canada and India and authored Doris Lessing: A Journey in Evolution. Books Plus, New Delhi, 2001. Her research interests are situated in Canadian Studies, Gender and Diaspora Writing, After her second Doctoral degree in an interdisciplinary Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (Canada), she is currently Research Fellow (CERC) in Ryerson University, Toronto (Canada) and leads a project in literary and creative narrative-making in the context of migration and personal identity. {alkakr436@gmail.com} +1- 204-509-8640.


Dr. Bhumika Sharma is Assistant Professor, Dept. of English & Coordinator, Dept. of Linguistics, School of Humanities and Languages, Central University of Rajasthan, Bandar Sindri, Kishangarh, Ajmer, (Rajasthan) India. She has authored The African American Journey to the Power Dome: Wright, Ellison, Baldwin, co-authored The Sense of Being: An Exploration of Immateriality in the Matter and The Logic of Consciousness: Understanding the Evolution of Sense, and co-edited. Discoursing Minority: In-Text and Co-Text. Apart from successfully guiding two Doctoral students, four Ph.D scholars are working with her. Her research interests are African American literature, Gender Studies, Indian English Literature and Post Colonial Writings. {sharmabhumika@curaj.ac.in} +91 91662-45919


Dr. K. S. Purushothaman is retired Principal, Tamil Nadu Collegiate Education Department; Associate Prof & Head, PG Department of English. Supervised 12 Ph.D., and 80 M.Phil scholars. Specializes in Science Fiction and American literature. Founder President, Indian Assn. for Science Fiction Studies. Organized 17 National /International SF conferences. President of Indian Assn. for American Studies for two terms. +91 94433 09951, Email: sfksp1951@gmail.com



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