k@ta: a biannual publication on the study of language and literature is a refereed journal published twice a year in June and December by the English Department, Faculty of Languages and Literature, Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia. It presents articles on the study of language, literature and culture.
This journal was first published in 1999 and was nationally accredited in 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, and 2016. The online version with DOI number for each article is now available at http://kata.petra.ac.id and it can also be accessed from ProQuest e-journal (http://www.proquest.com). K@ta has also been covered by Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Mendeley, CrossRef, and Google Scholar. k@ta is now in its bid to develop into an international journal (to be indexed in Scopus).