OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra or Journal of Languages and Literature (P-ISSN: 1907-624X and E-ISSN: 2442-305X) is a peer-reviewed journal published biannually by the Center of Language development of Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Madura, in collaboration with ELITE Association Indonesia. Accredited "Rank 2" by the Directorate General of Higher Education, Research, and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia under Decree No. 164/E/KPT/2021.

The journal publishes original research between theoretical and practical studies on current issues in linguistics, literature, and language teaching.

This journal is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without any charge to the user(s) or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

OKARA has become a Crossref Member since 2015, therefore all articles published by OKARA will have unique DOI numbers. OKARA has also been reviewed by ACI (ASEAN Citation Index) steering committee, and it has been advised to be accepted for ACI inclusion on November 1, 2018.


We invite researchers across the globe to publish original manuscripts in all areas of Linguistics, Literature, and Language Teaching and Learning with OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra for the upcoming issue slated to be published on 30 November 2022.*

- Paper Submission Deadline: (30 October 2022)
- Paper Publication Online: (30 November 2022)
- Register Here
- All authors should follow the Author Guidelines (Here) and Template (Here)

We will also review the manuscripts submitted after 1 April 2022 during this review cycle.

Current Issue

Vol. 16 No. 1 (2022): OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra

OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra accepted 9 articles in this issue, those articles are works by 20 prominent researchers. They are professors, senior lecturers, and academic researchers from 3 countries of origin (Brazil, Egypt, and Indonesia). One author is from the Catholic University of Pernambuco, Brazil. Another author is from Egyptian institution, and other researchers are spread from 9 Indonesian institutions; Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Politeknik Negeri Bandung, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Universitas Sanata Dharma, UIN Imam Bonjol Padang, Universitas Negeri Malang, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati, and IAIN Madura.

Published: 2022-05-29


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