The Journal of Language and Culture (JLC) is an open-access and a double-blinded peer reviewed journal. Published twice annually, in June and December by the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia (RILCA), Mahidol University, since 1981. JLC has no publication fee charged.


Aims and Scope

The aims of JLC are to publish academic works on language and culture, especially theoretically focused analysis, applied research, and analyzed or synthesized research papers carried out in the Asian region.

The journal welcomes all manuscripts in the sub-fields of

  • linguistics
  • cultural studies
  • anthropology
  • sociology
  • community development
  • museum studies
  • film/ media studies
  • intercultural communication
  • translation
  • multicultural studies
  • language teaching


Types of Articles

JLC will be accepted for research articles, review articles, and article/ book reviews, which on the condition that they have not been and will not be submitted for publication elsewhere.


Ownership and management

The Journal of Language and Culture
Research Institute for Language and Culture of Asia, Mahidol University
999 Phutthamonthon 4 Road, Salaya, Phutthamonthon, Nakornpathom 73170 Thailand
Telephone: (66) (0)2-800-2308-14 ext. 3332
Fax: (66) (0)2-800-2332