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Wacana Seni Journal (SCOPUS)

Wacana Seni Journal of Arts Discourse, a refereed journal of the School of the Arts, published by Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, promotes the advancement of scholarly knowledge about the arts and design particularly in Malaysia and Asia. The journal publishes articles with theoretical approaches from various disciplines, artists’ statements about creative processes, conversational dialogues with prominent artists, as well as reviews of books, recordings, exhibitions, and performances.

The Editorial Board is drawn from staff members of the University. The Board is assisted by a panel of distinguished scholars from local and foreign universities. The journal has a bilingual publishing policy (Bahasa Malaysia and English) and is published once a year. Wacana Seni is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and listed in ERA Ranked Journal List.

Wacana Seni uses ScholarOne Manuscripts, a web based system for the submission and reviewing processes of articles. Researchers interested in submitting their papers must first register at the website at

For further inquiries please email: Editor-in- Chief: Prof. Dr. Tan Sooi Beng,

Publication Ethics

Wacana Seni Journal of Arts Discourse adheres to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) standards on publications ethics. For further details please visit:

Code of Conduct for Journal Editors

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