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 journal welcomes submissions in the following broad scopes: width=

  • English Language Teaching and Learning
  • English Linguistics
  • English Literature and Literary Criticism
  • History and Development of the English Language
  • Discourse Analysis in English
  • World Englishes
  • Cultural Studies Relating to English:
    • -Cultural Anthropology
    • -Cultural Geographies
    • -Cultural Sociology
    • -Media Culture
    • -Physical Cultural Studies
    • -Popular Culture Studies

The journal particularly encourages studies examining the intersection between English and culture from various perspectives. Theoretical, applied and empirical submissions are all welcome.

The journal is included in:

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, Vol. 8, No. 1, May 2025: Call for Papers

We are seeking submissions for Vol. 8, No. 1, May 2025 issue. Submission deadline: May 1, 2025. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to this journal, please review the About the Journal page for the journal’s section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines to see how to submit a manuscript to Redfame journals. For questions, please contact:  
Posted: 2024-05-22 More...

IJECS Statistics Report 2023

Articles Received: 11    
Articles Accepted: 5  
Articles Rejected:  5
Articles Retracted: 0
Articles Published: 3   
Acceptance Rate: 45.45%
Posted: 2024-03-13 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...
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Vol 7, No 1 (2024): [In Progress]

International Journal of English and Cultural Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1, May 2024

Table of Contents


Camilla Arundie Tabe
Jiayang Zhang, Xin Huang