Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


LENSA aims to provide a media or forum for researchers, faculties, and graduate students to publish their research papers in language education, literature, linguistics, and cultural studies.

To specialize the focus of journal, the journal welcomes contributions in such areas of current analysis in:


  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Stylistics


  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Post Memory Theory
  • Post-Structuralism
  • Gender Studies
  • Reception Theory
  • Comparative Theory
  • Narrative Theory
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Postcolonialism
  • Postmodernism
  • Cyber Literature


  • New Trends in Language Teaching
  • Methods in Language Teaching
  • Second Language Learning
  • Foreign Language Learning
  • Curriculum Design and Development
  • Language Planning and Language Testing
  • Multilingual Education


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

Lensa: Kajian Kebahasaan, Kesusasteraan, dan Budaya maintains the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process.
All research articles published in Lensa: Kajian Kebahasaan, Kesusasteraan, dan Budaya undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:
  • All research articles are reviewed by at least two suitably qualified experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals’ Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided
  • Members of the international Editorial Boards lend insight, advice, and guidance to the Editors-in-Chief generally and to assist decision making on specific submissions
  • Managing Editors and Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows Lensa: Kajian Kebahasaan, Kesusasteraan, dan Budaya to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers, and editors alike.
  • Lensa: Kajian Kebahasaan, Kesusasteraan, dan Budaya additionally benefit through the manuscript referral process from the high-quality peer review conducted by established journals.
Peer review of referred papers:
Editors of Lensa: Kajian Kebahasaan, Kesusasteraan, dan Budaya will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.

Peer review of novel submissions:
Articles submitted directly to Lensa: Kajian Kebahasaan, Kesusasteraan, dan Budaya will be fully peer-reviewed by at least two appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief or a designated member of the Editorial Board will then decide whether to accept, reject or request revisions based on the reviews and comments received.

Editors will decide whether each submission reports well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper. Assessments of priority will not be a factor in decision-making, but all papers must make an incremental or novel addition to the literature.


Publication Frequency

Lensa is published biannually (twice a year), the first issue in each year is published between January and June and the second one is published between July and December. All published articles are available online (online). You can access the full-texts on http://jurnal.unimus.ac.id/index.php/lensa/index


Open Access Policy

All articles published in Lensa are open access. Anyone can view, read, and/or download the articles for free.