Aims and Scope

University of Chitral Journal of Linguistics and Literature (UOCHJLL) is bi-annual, open access, peer-reviewed, international journal that aims to play an important role in an academic culture of the humanities, in countries institutes of high learning and research around the world. It aims to publish stimulating, well-written, authoritative peer-reviewed articles on all topics relevant to the broad fields of linguistics and literature. It is consciously eclectic and diverse in its range of content: works ancient and modern and is open to a broad interpretation of text and culture.  UOCHJLL serves a wide cross-section of interests and backgrounds, enabling the journal to place a priority on clear writing and readability. The journal is international in focus and content and attracts contributors from universities all over the world. The journal mainly publishes articles written in English.

The journal includes, but is not limited to the following fields:

  • Theoretical linguistics (cognitive linguistics, generative linguistics, functional theories of grammar, quantitative linguistics, phonology, quantitative linguistics, phonology, morphology – syntax, lexis, semantics, pragmatics);
  • Descriptive linguistics (anthropological linguistics, comparative linguistics, historical linguistics, phonetics, etymology, sociolinguistics);
  • Applied linguistics (computational linguistics, evolutionary linguistics, forensic linguistics, internet linguistics, language acquisition and assessment, language documentation, revitalization, development and education, linguistic anthropology, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, second-language acquisition);
  • Literature theory, literary movements, literary evolution;
  • Forms of literature, literary genre, oral and written literary genres;
  • Literature by period: ancient literature, early medieval and medieval literature, renaissance literature, early modern and modern literature, comparative literature studies
  • Literature concepts, literary critics, and literary criticism;
  • Literature creation, authors, writers, editing, publishing and literature distribution;
  • History of literature, literature movements, biographies
  • Discourse Analysis
  • African Literature
  • American Literature
  • English Literature
  • South Asian Literature
  • Other