Author Guidelines

  1. Articles have not been published or accepted for publication or being considered for publication elsewhere.
  2. Articles suitable for publication including; the result of the analysis, research reports, conceptual ideas, application of specific theory.
  3. Articles can be written in English using academic style along with standard academic writing systematization. Articles must be typed in 1.5 space with approximately 5000-7000 words in length, using a 12-point Times New Roman font. The details as follow:
  4. The articles must be free from any practice of plagiarism (maximum 20% similarity). Thus the articles must contain certain types of quoting style to refer to the works cited by the authors:
    • In-text citation (enclosed in parentheses), which appear in the body articles, should contain the author's surname, the date, and the pages cited:
      (Nuraini, 2016) is used for works by one author.
      (Dzikrina & Munjid, 2018) is used for works by two authors.
      (Tami et al., 2017) is for works by three or more authors, only the surname of the first author is used, followed by ‘et al’.
      (Sarwoto, 2018: 281) is used when the idea refers to a direct quotation or fact on a particular page.
    • Personal communication, such as direct interview or mediated interview (telephone conversations, e-mail messages, and non-archived letters) are identified as “personal communication”:
      (J. Onyesoh, personal communication, August 22, 2018).
    • Newspaper and popular magazine articles may be in the text only, without a corresponding reference antry as long as the periodical title, date, article title (and page number (s) in the case of magazine articles) are provided:
      Nasionalisme merupakan … (Salam, 2013).
    • Online sources required an access date if no publication date is provided.
  5. Pictures, graphics, and tables can be included in the body articles with requirements as followed:
    • The picture is not blurred if it is zoomed for the size of magazine or fits with the A4 paper with maximum size 5mb.
    • Pictures and graphics background by the color white.
    • All pictures, graphics, and tables must be numbered and captioned. An example of a caption is as follow:
      Figure 1: The author with unidentified friend, 2015.
      Figure 2: The author posed for this picture with an unidentified friend in 2015.
      Figure 3: Habib Zarbaliyev at LP2M International Conference “Multiculturalism, Nationalism, and Islam: Indonesia, Turkey, and Azerbaijan”, 2016. Courtesy Shofwan Anwar Abdul Rauf, The State Institute for Islamic Studies of Surakarta, Surakarta.
      Figure 4: “Religion” drawing by Hugh Ferries (2015).
  6. The reference section at the end of the articles provides full bibliographic information for all work cited in the text. Works that are not cited should not be included in this section. The Editor strongly recommends using Mendeley or Zotero (APA Style) for References and are arranged alphabetically by authors, then chronologically in ascending order. The editorial board strongly suggests that the references included in the text must contain at least 75% of articles published in the last 10 years and 25% of primary books and others which are relevant to a research as the writing of the references asfollowed:


    Faruk. (2012). Metode Penelitian Sastra: Sebuah Penjelajahan Awal. Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

    Dewojati, C. (2015). Sastra Populer Indonesia. Yogyakarta: Gadjah Mada University Press. 

    Chapter in a collection

    Nilan, P., Parker, L., Robinson, K., & Bennett, L. (2016). Contemporary Indonesian Youth Transitions: Trends and Inequalities. In K. Robinson (Ed.), Youth Identities and Social Transformations in Modern Indonesia (pp. 23–46). Leiden: BRILL. 


    Derrida, J. (2016). Of Grammatology (Fortieth-Anniversary Edition). (G. Spivak, Trans). Balthimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 

    Multivolume works

    Ryan, M., Castle, G., Eaglestone, R., & Booker, M. K. (Eds.). (2011). The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory (Vols 1-3). New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. 

    Multi author works

    Suryani, A., Tirtowalujo, I., & Masalam, H. (Eds.). (2020). Preparing Indonesian Youth: A Review of Educational Research. Leiden: Brill | Sense.

    Supriyanto, T., & Sasangka, S. S. T. W. (2011). Kajian Stilistika dalam Prosa. Yogyakarta: Elmatera Publishing. 

    Journal Article

    Udasmoro, W. (2018). Othering and Selfing: Reading Gender Hierarchies and Social Categories in Michel Houellebecq’s Novel Soumission. Jurnal Humaniora, 30(1), 1–9.

    Zulkarnain, J. A., & Wiyatmi. (2018). Dekonstruksi Femininitas dalam Novel-Novel Karya Eka Kurniawan: Dari Pekerjaan sampai Kecantikan. Poetika: Jurnal Ilmu Sastra, 6(2), 109–121.

    Online journal article

    Firmonasari, A., Udasmoro, W., & Mastoyo, Y. T. (2020). Understanding Secularism and National Identity in French Political Discourses. Jurnal Humaniora, 32(2), 135-150.

    Hardini, T. I., & Grangé, P. (2016). An Overview of Indonesia Loanwords from French. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics,

    Reyes, M. L. T. (2017). Multicultural Bildungsroman: Coming of Age between Han and Sana. Kritika Kultura, 28, 147–189.

    Thesis and dissertation

    Saptari, R. (1995). Rural Women to the Factories Continuity and Change in East Java’s Kretek Cigarette Industrie [PhD thesis, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)].

    Paper or presentation

    Setiawan, A., & Tjahjani, J. (2019). A Claim against Destiny as Criticism of Javanese Philosophy in Indonesian Novel. Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 1st Seminar and Workshop on Research Design, for Education, Social Science, Arts, and Humanities. SEWORD FRESSH 2019, April 27, Surakarta, Indonesia.


    Onyesoh, J. (2018, August 22). Author Interview [Personal communication].

    Newspaper and popular magazine

    Salam, A. (2013, May 4). Mengapa Nasionalisme Kita Lemah ?. Kedaulatan Rakyat, pp. 12

    Unpublished or archived source

    National Archives of Indonesia Collection: LAPAN 1950-2002.

  7. All of the files must be in .doc or .docx (editable file).

  8. Register first as author for submit your articles
  9. More information, contact: