About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The English Academy Review: A Journal of English Studies (EAR) is the journal of the English Academy of Southern Africa. In line with the Academy’s vision of promoting effective English as a vital resource and of respecting Africa’s diverse linguistic ecology, it welcomes submissions on language as well as educational, philosophical and literary topics from Southern Africa and across the globe. In addition to refereed academic articles, it publishes creative writing and book reviews of significant new publications as well as lectures and proceedings. EAR is an accredited journal that is published biannually by Unisa Press (South Africa) and Taylor & Francis. Its editorial policy is governed by the Council of the English Academy of Southern Africa who also appoint the Editor-in-Chief for a three-year term of office. Guest editors are appointed from time to time on an ad hoc basis. 

All academic submissions are subject to anonymous peer review by at least two referees. The journal is accredited with the South African Department of Higher Education and Training.