About the Journal

Langkit is the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology's Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.  

Langkit is a Meranaw word meaning a strip of multi-colored fabric, woven or embroidered to decorate or enhance the design or style of the malong, a multi-purpose long, skirt-like, or barrel-form Maranao garment with open ends, both the top and the bottom. Used as a verb, Langkit means to embroider or to decorate with lace.                                                                                             - from Lexicon of Classical Literary Maranao Words and Phrases
                                                    compiled by Macaraya and Macaraya (1993)


Langkit is an annual, interdisciplinary, and academic journal. Langkit welcomes research manuscripts in social sciences, cultural studies, literature, humanities and arts, book reviews, and creative works. Published annually, Langkit follows the peer review process in evaluating submitted works. 

Langkit: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (ISSN: 2094-4640; E-ISSN: 2815-2220) is hosted by the College of Arts and Social Sciences and published by the Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City, Philippines 9200.