International Journal of English and Cultural Studies

International Journal of English and Cultural Studies (ISSN: 2575-811X; E-ISSN: 2575-8101) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal, published by Redfame Publishing. IJECS aims to promote excellence through dissemination of high-quality research findings, specialist knowledge, and discussion of professional issues that reflect the diversity of this field.

The journal is published annually in both print and online versions. The journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.

The scopes of the journal include:width=

  • English Language Learning and Teaching
  • English Linguistics & Literature English
  • History of the English Language
  • Discourse Analysis in English
  • World Englishes
  • Rhetoric & Stylistics
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Geographies
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Media Culture
  • Physical Cultural Studies
  • Popular Culture Studies

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Provides DOIs at the article level:

Each paper published in International Journal of English and Cultural Studies is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.

Publication Policies

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Submission Preparation

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

- Please read the Author Guide before you submit a manuscript.

- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.

- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guide.

- Add DOIs and persistent links to those references that have DOIs, please see the Author Guide.

- If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Processing Charge: 300USD/article.

- Copyrights for articles published in this journal are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.

The publisher and journal have a policy of "Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism". We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (
All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

Start a New Submission

  • Option 1: Click Here to submit a manuscript online. 
  • Option 2: Send your manuscript and supplements (if applicable) to E-mail:



IJECS Statistics Report 2022

Articles Received: 17    
Articles Accepted: 8  
Articles Rejected:  10
Articles Retracted: 0
Articles Published: 6   
Acceptance Rate: 47.06%
Posted: 2023-02-28 More...

Recruitment for Reviewers

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at — and e-mail the completed application form to  
Posted: 2023-02-08 More...

Changes to Article Processing Charges (APC)


Effective the 1st January 2023, the International Journal of English and Cultural Studies will increase its’ APC from USD $200.00 to $300.00 USD per article. These additional costs will go towards enhancing the quality of services the International Journal of English and Cultural Studies offers to its authors and readers.

These new charges will not apply to manuscripts submitted before the 1st of January 2023 whose APCs are paid before the 15th of January 2023. However, the new charges will apply to manuscripts submitted before the 1st of January 2023 whose APCs are not paid before the 15th of January 2023.

Posted: 2022-12-05 More...
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Vol 6, No 1 (2023): [In Progress]

International Journal of English and Cultural Studies, Vol. 6, No. 1, May 2023

Table of Contents


Nunung Widijantie
Siming Li
Ziyi Lan, Zhanghong Xu