Chulalongkorn University


Thoughts, one of the oldest publications of academic writing in Thai and English at Chulalongkorn University, is now a semi-annual peer-reviewed journal of the Department of English, publishing articles in English on translation, English linguistics, the English language, and literature written in English.
ISSN: 1513-1025

Call for Papers: Deadlines for Thoughts 2016 issues are as follows:
  • For ELLS (English Language and Literary Studies) presenters, October 31, 2015
  • For other authors, January 31, 2016
Submission Guidelines: Articles submitted should conform to the following guidelines to be considered for review:
  • 10–20 pages A4-size paper, single-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, including abstract, all references, tables, figures and appendices; digital copy in Word file
  • Articles should follow the APA style of citation as indicated in the latest edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
  • Please include a cover letter with the author's affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • Send one digital copy to and two hard copies to
    Assistant Professor Dr. Carina Chotirawe
    Editor of Thoughts 2016
    Department of English, Faculty of Arts
    Chulalongkorn University
    Bangkok 10330  Thailand
Peer-Review Process: All papers that conform to the above guidelines are evaluated by two readers who will recommend to the editor(s) one of the following:
  • Accept, with or without revision
  • Provisional acceptance; revision is requested
  • Revision and resubmission
  • Reject, usually due to poor suitability in terms of strength of argument or analysis, clarity of argument, and significance of contribution to relevant fields
The author will be notified of the editor(s) decision via the contact information given in the cover letter.

  • 2014
    • Pisuda Promsuttirak, “Jane Eyre and Helen Huntingdon: Making their Ways to Domestic Happiness”
    • Chaiyon Tongsukkaeng, “Geographical Memory, Machine Technology and Ecological Poetics: Rewriting the Environment in Remains of Elmet
    • Wesam M. A. Ibrahim, “A Possible-Worlds Approach to Harry Potter
    • Supachai Saeeaw and Supong Tangkiengsirisin, “Rhetorical Structure of Research Article Abstracts in Environmental Science”
    • Baramee Kheovichai, “Marketisation of University Discourse: A Corpus Comparison of Lexical Bundles in Job Advertisements Produced by UK Universities and Businesses”
    • Mathurin Leelasetakul, “Exploring Lexical Bundles in Thai EFL Learners’ Writings”
    • Montira Khumdee and Nattama Pongpairoj, “Variable Production of English Past Tense Marking by L1 Thai Learners: An Application of the Failed Functional Features Hypothesis (FFFH)”
    • Supakorn  Phoocharoensil, Book Review: Exploring Corpus Linguistics: Language in Action by Winnie Cheng

  • 2013
    • Juliana Wijaya. “A Corpus-Based Analysis of ‘Be Made of’, ‘Be Made from’, ‘Be Made out of’ and ‘Be Made with’”
    • Su Yong. “Rereading Pope’s The Dunciad
    • Darintip Chansit. “Behind the Scenes: A Study of Denial and Hypocrisy in Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam
    • Sanguansri Khantavichian. “A Strategic Reading of Margaret Atwood’s ‘Wilderness Tips’”
    • Ming Panha. “In-between Men: Diasporas’ Experience and the Homoeroticism of Gibreel Farishta and Saladin Chamcha in
      The Satanic Verses
    • Phavitch Theeraphong. “Spectres of Photography: The Significance of the Apparition of Ghosts in Photographic Representation”
    • Verita Sriratana. Book Review “New Revision of Modernist Literature and the Desire for Life in Death: A Review on Martin Hägglund’s Dying for Time: Proust, Woolf, Nabokov”
  • 2012
    • Pawin Malaiwong, “Sex, Political Economy, Citizenship: The Formation of Queer Theory in the U.S.”
    • Ploi Phayakvichien, “Jane Austen's Persuasion and the Creation of Balance in Gender Roles through Courtship and Marriage”
    • Atipong Amornwongpeeti and Nattama Pongpairoj, “Acquisition of L2 English Restrictive Relative Clauses by L1 Thai Speakers: A Case of the Failed Functional Features Hypothesis”
    • Piyakamol Phintuyothin, “The Use of English Songs to Improve the Pronunciation of Problematic English Consonant Sounds for Thai Learners”
    • วิไลวรรณ อรุณมานะกุล, “การใช้แนว คิดภาพร่างอธิบายความหมายของคำบุพบทแสดงพื้นที่ 'in': กรณีศึกษาจากคลังข้อมูลเทียบบท”
    • ปรีมา มัลลิกะมาส, “การอ่านแบบนักแปลกับการ พัฒนาทักษะการอ่าน”
    • Supong Tangkiengsirisin, Book Review: Genres Across the Disciplines: Student Writing in Higher Education by Hilary Nesi and Sheena Gardner
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Advisory Board
  • Thom Huebner, San Jose State University
  • Tony Hung, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Chalermsie Jan-Orn
  • Pongsri Lekawatana
  • Sudaporn Luksaneeyanawin, Chulalongkorn University
  • Kathryn VanSpanckeren, University of Tampa
Purchasing Options: Current and back issues of Thoughts are available for purchase.
  • At the department: we are on the 11th floor of Boromrajakumari Building in the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University on Phya Thai Road. Please call the Department at 0-2218-4707–8 to check the availability of an issue. Only cash is accepted.
  • By mail: please fill out the order form (Thai | English) and mail it along with a money order to:
    Thoughts Journal
    Department of English, Faculty of Arts
    Chulalongkorn University
    Phaya Thai Road
    Wang Mai, Pathum Wan
    Bangkok 10330  Thailand

Last updated: July 24, 2015 Department of English
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