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 Humanities and Creative Industries, Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia. k@ta has been indexed by international databases including the DOAJ, EBSCO, Index Copernicus, ASEAN Citation Index, BASE, WorldCat, Dimensions, Mendeley, CrossRef, and Google Scholar. It currently holds a SINTA 2 ranking from the Indonesian Ministry of Research and Higher Education.

This special issue (Volume 26.00) marks the second part of a series featuring selected papers from the International Conference "Language in the Online & Offline World 7: Texts and Practices in Times of Pandemics: The Multitude," which was held virtually on June 3-4, 2022. Continuing the discussions initiated in the first part (Volume 25.00), this issue delves deeper into the impacts of pandemics on language, literature, media, communication, and arts. 

Published: 2024-03-01