INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LITERATURE, CULTURE &WORLD PEACE(An Education Society Registered under Government of Indias Societies Registration Act 1860 (Maha/651/2013/Thane) &

A Trust Registered under Bombay Trusts Act 1950 (AF/27205/Thane)) NL 6/5/13, Sector-10, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India- 400 706

International Conference


Literature, Culture & World Peace

23rd & 24th September 2016



  • Guidelines for Authors
  • Style and Language:
  • Articles should be written in English (UK only).
  • Word limit: Max. 3000 words
  • Authors should follow MLA Handbook Style 7th
  • You can visit <> for quick guide on MLA style

  • Text formatting:
  • Papers should be typewritten on A4 size pages, 1.5 spaced.
  • Papers should be submitted only in .doc (word document)
  • Font of the text should be Times New Roman with 12 point font size and justified alignment.
  • Title in Block Letter: align Centre 20 pt (See under Capitalisation for use of caps.).
  • Subtitle 16 pt followed by author(s), name(s), designation (s) and institution (s) 14 pt in Block Letter.
  • Tab for paragraph indent 0.5 cm, no space between paragraphs.
  • Do not indent first paragraph of the paper.
  • Do not use footnotes.
  • Leave one line space before a new section.
  • Use parenthetical referencing for bibliographical material. Other notes (which should be kept to a minimum) should appear as endnotes, numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals.


  • Endnotes
  • Notes should be numbered consecutively and placed at the end of the text (endnotes), not as footnotes. They should only be used to provide further information about a particular idea. Endnotes cannot be substituted for the Reference List.


  • Abstract and key words
  • All papers must be accompanied by a 150-200 words’ abstract; 5-10 key words should be written immediately after the abstract.
  • The abstract should be italicized with single spacing. Use 0.5 cm indent from both the sides for abstract.

  • Quotations
  • Quotations of less than thirty words are placed in the body of the text in single quotation marks. Quotations of more than thirty words should begin with a new line (first line not indented) and be identified by an extra line of space before and after.
  • Indent the whole quote by 0.5 cm on both left and right, set in 11pt and 1.5 line spacing. This is so that the type setters can identify where a quote occurs.
  • Use single quotation marks throughout unless there is a quote within a quote, eg, Grammar should be particular in all cases.
  • Do not change the spelling or punctuation in a quotation.
  • The full stop should only be inside the quotation mark if the material quoted is a complete sentence. All other punctuation should fall outside quotation marks.
  • Ellipsis should be avoided at the beginning and end of a quotation.


  • Submission of Paper (for publication)

Authors can submit their research papers online via e-mail AS PER SELECTION MAIL received from the selection authority to:

Style Guide


The Journal of Higher Education and Research Society: A Refereed International (ISSN 2349-0209) expects the contributors to follow MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (Seventh Edition). The contributors can also visit the following Web Pages for more details: <>



MLA style: Quick Guide

Citing sources in the text: (Parenthetical Entry)

Author’s name in text:

Arnold has pointed this out (56-57).

According to Tillyard “the wheel of fire turns anticlockwise” (67).

Author’s name in reference:

This has already been pointed out (Arnold 56-57).

The character is “unconvincing” (Reddy 89).

Authors’ names in text:

Habib and Golding (314-19) hold a contrary opinion to the earlier stated perception.

Authors’ names in reference:

Others have expressed a contrary opinion about this perception (Habib and Golding 314-19).


Work Cited list:

Basic format:

Lastname, Firstname.Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.


Books/ non periodical publications:

  • Single Author

Narayan, R.K. Swami and Friends. Madras: Indian Thought Publication, 1932. Print.


  • Two or Three Authors

Robinson, Rowena and Stephen McCarthy. Fundamentals of Modern Critical Theories. London: Methuen, 2009. Print.


Robinson, Rowena, Stephen McCarthy and John Paul. A Brief History of European Literature. New York: Rutledge, 2010. Print.


  • More than Three Authors

Robinson, Rowena et al. Multiculturalism: A Broad Perspective. New York: CUP, 2007. Print.


  • A Book by a Corporate Author

American Medical Association. The American Medical Association Encyclopedia of Medicine. Ed. Charles B. Layman. New York: Random, 1989. Print.


  • Editor, Translator and Compilers

Lattimore, Richmond. trans. The Iliad of Homer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951. Print.


Das, B. and Jatindra Mohan Mohanty. Ed. Literary Criticism: A Reading. Calcutta: Oxford University Press, 1985. Print.

  • Editor, Translator and Compilers in addition to Author

Garca Mrquez, Gabriel. Love in the Time of Cholera. Trans./Ed./Comp. Edith Grossman. London: Cape, 1988. Print.

  • Preface, Foreword and Introduction of a book

Borges, Jorge Luis. Foreword. Selected Poems, 19231967. By Borges. Ed. Norman Thomas Di Giovanni. New York: Delta-Dell, 1973. xvxvi. Print.


  • Chapter or other part of a book

Gill, Stephen. Mythical Interpretation of Indo-Canadian Diaspora in Commonwealth Literature: Colonial Inheritance edited by Ram Bhagwan Singh and C. L. Khatri. Jaipur: Yking Books, 2011. Print.



  • Articles Printed(Magazines, News Papers, Journals)

Mann, Susan. Myths of Asian Womanhood. Journal of Asian Studies 59 (2000): 83562. Print.


Mehta, Pratap Bhanu. Exploding Myths. New Republic 6 June 1998: 1719. Print.


Prasad, GJV. Harold Pinter: Poet-Playwright of Peace and Violence. The Indian Express 14 Dec. 2005. Print.\

  • Article online

Owen, Wilfred. “‘Minds at War’ Wilfred Owens Psychological Journey”. Web. 25 July 2013. <>.

  • Book Review

David, Kamp. Deconstructing Dinner. Rev. of The Omnivores Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan, Sunday Book Review. New York Times April 23, 2006. Web. <>

  • An Unpublished Dissertation

Mehata, Suruchi. Psychological Study of Protagonists in the selected novels of Anita Desai. Ph. D. thesis. North Maharashtra University, 2010. Print.

  • A Published Dissertation

Mehata, Suruchi. Psychological Study of Protagonists in the selected novels of Anita Desai. Ph. D. thesis. NMU, 2010. Mumbai: Routledge, 2013. Print.


  • A Multivolume Work

Blanco, Richard L. Ed. The American Revolution, 17751783: An Encyclopedia. 2 vols. Hamden: Garland, 1993. Print.


  • E-mail Communication

Harner, James L. E-mail to the author. 20 Aug. 2002.

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