Journal History

Rubikon: Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS) is a journal published by Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and the Association of American Studies Society of Indonesia (ASSINDO) supported by UI, UNDIP, UAD, UNIMA, UMS, UNRAM, Unika Santo Paulus Ruteng, UNISSULA, Unika Soegijapranata, UNS, UNSRAT, UHO, UIN Raden Mas Said Surakarta, UNHAS, UNM, UNG, UTY and UNRIYO. It specializes in American Studies especially transnational studies of the U.S. It is also intended to communicate American Studies issues and challenges. This journal warmly welcomes contributors from American Studies scholars, researchers, and those related to the discipline.

Rubikon is an academic journal under the discipline of American Studies. It specifies on the Transnational paradigm. The word "Rubikon" comes from the nake of the ancient river "Rubicon". The significant role the rever played in its time gave rise the phrase "crossing the Rubicon". The name was chosen because this philosophy aligns with the journal's objectives. Rubikon aims to be the bridge to understanding American influences outside of American soil, especially in Indonesia.

Rubikon is published twice a year, in February and October.

In 2013, Rubikon formed by American Studies Program, UGM and the Association of American Studies Society of Indonesia (ASSINDO).

In 2014, Rubikon published the first edition in the printed version. Starting in 2016, Rubikon also released an online version (online version) on the https://jurnal.ugm.ac.id/rubikon/ page and has been registered on GARUDA (Garba Rujukan Digital). For its publication, Rubikon also has registration number ISSN: 2541-2248 and E-ISSN: 2654-413X

In 2019, Rubikon as a whole adopted the Online Journal System (OJS), which includes the registration process prospective authors, submissions, editing to publishing articles.

In 2022, Rubikon is indexed in Sinta (Science and Technology Index), with a score of S4.

Akreditasi Sinta