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Editorial Policy

Kritika Kultura is an international peer-reviewed electronic journal of language and literary/cultural studies which addresses issues relevant to the 21st century, including language, literature and cultural policy, cultural politics of representation, the political economy of language, literature and culture, pedagogy, language teaching and learning, critical citizenship, the production of cultural texts, audience reception, systems of representation, effects of texts on concrete readers and audiences, the history and dynamics of canon formation, gender and sexuality, ethnicity, diaspora, nationalism and nationhood, national liberation movements, identity politics, feminism, women’s liberation movements, and postcolonialism.

Kritika Kultura is interested in publishing a broad and international range of critical, scholarly articles on language, literary and cultural studies that appeal to academic researchers in government and private agencies and educational institutions, as well as members of the public who are concerned with exploring and examining contemporary issues in the complex nexus interconnecting language, literature, culture, and society.


Kritika Kultura seeks to promote innovative scholarship that challenges traditional canons and established perspectives and enhance work that bridges disciplinary research around the issues enumerated above, especially in the promising lines of work in Philippine, Asian, Southeast Asian and Filipino-American studies.

Kritika Kultura is published electronically twice a year by the Department of English, Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

Peer review is the critical assessment of manuscripts submitted to journals by experts who are not part of the editorial staff to help editors decide which manuscripts are suitable for publication in Kritika Kultura. As a peer-reviewed journal, Kritika Kultura submits articles provisionally considered for publication to at least two referees who are known to be experts in the field. When the manuscript is tentatively accepted for publication, the contributor will receive instructions for the preparation of the abstract, and other editorial requirements.


The editors shall acknowledge receipt of manuscripts upon which commences the review process. Manuscript must be in MS Word format and attached to an email addressed to (Please CC and Text must be in Times New Roman, font 12, double spaced but single spaced for quotations. Must be in MLA parenthetical documentation, with content endnotes instead of footnotes, and a List of Works Cited at the end. Include a one-page CV.

In the interest of increased readership and citation of author’s work as well as making research readily available to the public, Kritika Kultura provides open access to all of its content.


For flexibility and freedom, authors retain copyright, even as they are urged not to reproduce an exact same version elsewhere. Copyright clearances, as required, are the responsibility of the author if the manuscript has been previously published in another version.

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