Journal History

Lexicon is an open access, peer reviewed, academic journal published by the English Department, Universitas Gadjah Mada in cooperation with the English Studies Association in Indonesia (ESAI).

2012 Lexicon was first published in 2012 by the title Lexicon: Journal of English Language and Literature, and its print-ISSN (2302-2558) was issued on 24th August 2012.

2020 In order to make the journal’s title simpler and memorable, in October 2020, we decided to shorten it into Lexicon, and on 21st October 2020 its online-ISSN (2746-2668) was issued. 

Lexicon is devoted primarily to the publication of empirical studies on English linguistics (including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, translation) and literature (including modern literature, world literature, children's literature, and popular literature). It publishes original articles written exclusively in English twice a year in April and October. Manuscript submission is free of charge and open all year round to any author from across the globe.