The Journal of Language and Culture (JLC) is an open-access double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published biannually by Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, Mahidol University. Since 1983, JLC has been serving as a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, and students to communicate and share knowledge through cutting-edge research on a wide array of topics related to language and culture in Asian contexts.


Aims and Scope

JLC welcomes contributions across a range of the fields of language and culture including, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
  • Language and Culture documentation & Revitalization
  • Multilingual & Multicultural Education
  • Cultural Studies
  • Anthropology & Sociology
  • Museum & Heritage Studies
  • Media Studies & Intercultural Communication
  • Translation Studies
  • Multicultural Studies
  • Transnational and Global Issues


Publication Types

JLC publishes articles in the following categories:

  • Research articles
  • Review articles
  • Academic articles
  • Book reviews


Publication Frequency

JLC publishes twice a year: June and December.


Publication Policy

JLC charges no processing fee, and all articles are free to access. The journal only considers the manuscripts that have not been published before and is not under consideration for publication anywhere else.