It is our great pleasure to welcome everyone at the Third International Conference on Arts, Linguistics, and Culture in 2018 (ICALC-2018) to commemorate the university anniversary, Arts Education Postgraduate Program and Culture Studies of Universitas Sebelas Maret. This conference was conducted on September 29, 2018 at the UNS inn of Universitas Negeri Sebelas Maret, in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia..
This scientific meeting accommodates Arts Education and Culture Studies for the scholars, experts as well as anybody who has interest in researching Arts Education and Culture Studies to share their ideas and findings. The theme of the meeting is “Sharing Ideas and Findings of Recent Arts Education and Culture Studies Research”. Artistic products may not be the main target, however, by art people can understand and embrace the beauty, impressions, and values of an artwork.
A total of 153 application were received. We carefully reviewed all of them and invited 95 participants to present the paper in Surakarta, Indonesia. Additionally, we accepted a total of 56 best papers to be published in our conference proceedings at Atlantis Press. All the papers accepted for publication correspond to the conference profile and reflect theoretical and empirical results of independent research projects. At least two experts rigorously reviewed each papers, and the team of editors carefully compiled them into one volume..
We would like to thank the organizing committee and the members of reviewers for their kind assistances in reviewing the papers. We would also like to extend our best gratitude to Rector of Universitas Sebelas Maret, Prof. Dr. H. Ravik Karsidi, M.S.; Director Postgraduate School, Prof. Dr. M. Furqon Hidayatullah, M.Pd. for the tremendous support. Furthermore, we would like to thank Prof. Dr. Tjetjep Rohendi Rohidi, M.A. (State University of Semarang/UNNES, Indonesia), Prof. Dr. Narsen Afatara, M.S. (Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia), Dr. Titis Srimuda Pitana, S.T., M.Trop.Arch. (Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia), Dr. Rosli Zakaria, M.A. (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka, Malaysia), León Gilberto Medellin Lopez (Mexico & ISI Surakarta), Silas Oghenemaro Emovwodo (Bowen University, Nigeria) as the invited speakers for their invaluable contribution and ideas shared in the seminar.
We are particularly grateful to our staff members, for their enormous support, and to the reviewers, who share their valuable time and expertise to evaluate all manuscripts submitted to this issue.
Dr. Edy Tri Sulistyo
Dr. Titis Srimuda Pitana
Dr. Havid Ardi
Dewanta Arya Nugraha
Ramadan Adianto Budiman