Cenacle is a peer reviewed annual journal of English, which is being published since 2011. It was started with an aim to provide a platform for teachers and research students who want to publish their research papers, book reviews and poems.
The first issue was a general issue with 20 papers on varied topics.
The second issue published in 2012, had as its focus area: “Gender Issues and Female Consciousness in 21st century Women Writers.” This issue had 17 papers, 5 book reviews and 8 poems.
The third issue published in 2013 focused on “Diaspora and Diasporic writings”. The whole concept of Diaspora writing, dislocation and multiculturalism was evaluated in the well researched 15 papers. It also had 2 book reviews and 5 poems.
The 2014 issue focused on “Revisiting Partition through literature and films.” This issue had 13 papers, 3 book reviews and 10 poems.
The 2015 issue of Cenacle had its focus area as “Borders, Border Theories and Border Crossings.” This issue had 12 papers, 2 book reviews and 14 poems.
The sixth issue had its focus area as “Literature of War and Conflict.”. Many good reviews were received, on many of the papers. It contained 13 papers on various related issues. There were 4 book reviews and six poems. Ms Gurushree Ramesh had contributed interesting write up on ‘Time travel’.
The editors have continuously tried to improve the quality of the journal. The focus areas provide a scope for researchers to find material for further research. Each issue has tried to include a theme paper, which has bigger scope and provides a deeper insight into the focus area. There is also a link between the issues which have been taken up.
Many contributors suggested that we also have open-ended issues. Therefore the 7th issues are open ended. The 8th issue which will be published 2018 will focus on the “New trends in literature.” The editors are extremely grateful to the contributors, peer reviewers and Astha printers who have kept up the literary quality of the journal and taken great pains for timely publication since last 7 years.
In 2017, Cenacle has come in the UGC list. Its serial number on the UGC list is 176, Journal number is 43941.
UGC Journal Details
- Name of the Journal : Cenacle
- ISSN Number : 22310592
- Source: UNIV
- Subject: English
- Publisher: RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
- Country of Publication: India
- Broad Subject Category: Arts & Humanities