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 (SINTA 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 practical studies and literature reviews on current issues in linguistics, literature, and language teaching. It especially welcomes perspectives from ASEAN and Southeast Asian communities and across the globe. The focus and scopes of the journal include but are not limited to micro linguistics and interdisciplinary studies on languages, literature related to intrinsic and extrinsic elements, language teaching/ learning that offers significant impacts, and pragmatic teaching approaches.

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 accepted by the ACI (ASEAN Citation Index) steering committee for ACI inclusion on November 1, 2018, and passed the re-evaluation process in September 2023.

Current Issue

Vol. 17 No. 2 (2023): OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra

OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra accepted 9 research articles and 1 literature review article authored and co-authored by 22 authors. The geographical reach of authorship improved, indicated by the increased number of foreign authors, which reached 12 foreign authors/ co-authors (more than 50%). They are affiliated with universities from various countries of origin (Pingdingshan University, China; Université Lyon 2, France; Mountain Province State Polytechnic College & Cebu Technological University, Philippines; University of the Holy Quran and Islamic Sciences, Sudan; Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdullah University (USMBA), Morocco; and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand). The subjects discussed involve Indonesian indigenous languages, nativespeakerism, historiography, discourse analysis, etc.

Published: 2023-11-30


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