Multi-ethnic Literature in United States: Prospects and Perspectives

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Dr.K.Subapriya/ Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, TamilNadu, India.

Papers are invited on Multi-ethnic literature in United States which is a fast growing field in contemporary literary studies. The field is vast and needs ample attention to deal with issues on ethnicity, caste and race. MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature in United States) with more than forty ethnic groups still requires intense exploratory, analytic and comparative study and research. Multi-ethnic literature at a broader level includes Native American literature, Latino American literature, African American literature, Asian and Pacific American literature and Euro-American literature. The aim of this edited book is to throw more light on Multi-ethnic literature that would lead to the study of the marginalized and the oppressed, those belong to different races and different spheres of the world. The papers should focus on the hidden histories, the unknown facts and theoretical stances on the various ethnic groups with multicultural background of America. However in case of authentic and research papers on lesser known American authors, the paper may be considered after the review of the peer committee.
Thrust areas:
Jewish American, Spanish American, Japanese American, Arab American, Armenian, Caribbean, Latin American, Dominican Republican, Czech American, Chinese American, Italian American, Cuban American, Puerto Rican, Filipino American, Iranian, Greek American, Irish American, Lithuanian American, Polish American, Portuguese American, Russian American, Slovak American, Slovene American, Vietnamese American, German American, Yiddish American, Swedish American, Turkish American, Norwegian American, Korean American, Basque, Afghan American, Amish American, and Hawaiian etc.

The volume will be published with an ISBN (International Standard Book Number).

Mode of Submission:

Potential contributors are requested to send their full paper with details on designation, brief bio-note, declaration and abstract as single MS-Word (2003-2007) as email attachments to ethnic2015@gmail.com.

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Editing requirements:

โ— Please follow MLA Chicago manual style. Do not use Foot Notes. Instead use End Notes.
โ— The paper should not usually exceed 14 pages maximum, 8 pages minimum in single space. Hard copies can be sent however soft copy is compulsorily required.

Last date of submission

Abstract: 10th January, 2015

Acceptance of Abstract: 15th January, 2015

Full Length Paper: 15th February, 2015.

If the full length paper is selected for publication the contributor has to pay 50$ towards processing and publication fees.

Authors are requested to contact the editors for queries, if any

Dr. R. Gomathi, Ph.D., Professor, P.G. and Research Department of English, Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai-30, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: drrgomathi67@gmail.com.

Dr. K. Subapriya, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, P.G. and Research Department of English, Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai-30, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: shakthikannan.priya@gmail.com

Dr. P. Prayer Elmo Raj, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, P.G. and Research Department of English, Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai-30, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: pelmoraj@gmail.com