Call For Papers

International Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literary Studies (JOLLS), a publication of the Department of French, Faculty of Humanities, Imo State University, Owerri, calls for high-quality original researches/papers from academics, professionals and scholars in the field of Social Science, Arts, Humanities and those outside them for the next edition of the journal. JOLLS is published all year round.

1. Should be typed 1.5 spaced, not exceeding 15 pages with 1-inch margin all through (Left, Right, Top and Bottom) using 12 point Times New Roman.
2. Should have a cover page indicating the title of the paper, author(s) details including affiliation, email address and telephone.
3. The title of the paper, and not the name of the author, should appear on the first text page of the paper as a mark of identification of the paper.
4. The first text page of the paper should have an abstract not exceeding 250 words.
5. All tables, diagrams, regression results, etc. should be numbered sequentially and in the order in which they are referred to in the text. All diagrams must be provided in a form suitable for reproduction.
6. The submission should be made in Ms Word for easy editing.
7. Manuscripts may be submitted in English, French, or any other foreign or indigenous language.


An electronic copy of the manuscript should be sent by e-mail to: the Editor-in-Chief (  Upon receipt, the editor will usually acknowledge within one week. Thereafter the paper will undergo “blind peer” reviewers. The review process may last up to one month before final decisions can be made based on the reviewer’s comments.

Authors of accepted manuscripts shall be communicated and shall be asked to pay a token fee of N30,000 (Assessment fee N5000. Insertion fee N25,000)