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Studies in Latin American Popular Culture

Vol. 28 (2010) through current issue

Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, an annual interdisciplinary journal, publishes articles, review essays, and interviews on diverse aspects of popular culture in Latin America. Articles are written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

Published by: University of Texas Press

Current Issue: Volume 33, 2015

Volume 33, 2015

Volume 32, 2014

Volume 31, 2013

Volume 30, 2012

Volume 29, 2011

Volume 28, 2010

E-ISSN: 2157-2941
Print ISSN: 0730-9139

Submission Guidelines

Information for Contributors

Studies in Latin American Popular Culture invites you to submit scholarly articles, book review essays, and interviews on the theory and practice of popular culture in Latin America. Articles should not exceed thirty-five double-spaced pages (including illustrations, charts, and graphs), should be in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, and should follow the latest edition of the Modern Language Association guidelines or the Chicago Manual of Style. All essays must be accompanied by an abstract of 150– 200 words in English that concisely discusses the content and scope of the study and highlights all major findings. Extensive endnotes and footnotes are discouraged. Submissions should be sent by e-mail to mfitch@email.arizona.edu in a Word-compatible attachment. In the body of the main message, authors should include the title of their manuscript, institutional affiliation, and home and work address. The author’s name should not appear in the header or footer of the attachment.

Illustrations are welcome. Photographs and other images may be submitted as they are, or in high-resolution electronic format. Please make sure to provide captions that briefly describe content and source. It is the author’s responsibility to obtain permission to use copyrighted or privately owned images. Identify illustrations by Figure (1, 2, 3, . . .) at the head of the accompanying caption and in the text, and indicate in the text your preferred location for each figure, e.g., “Figure 1 about here.”

Submit manuscripts to:
Melissa A. Fitch, Editor
Studies in Latin American Popular Culture
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Modern Languages Building, Room 545
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0067

Manuscripts must not be submitted elsewhere while being reviewed by the journal’s editorial board and outside readers.

Editorial Board

Volume 33, 2015


Melissa A. Fitch, University of Arizona

Senior Co-Founding Editors

Harold E. Hinds, Jr., University of Minnesota, Morris

Charles M. Tatum, University of Arizona

Associate and Book Review Editor

Aldona Pobutsky, Oakland University

Editorial Assistant

Alejandrina Barajas

Editorial Board

Daniel Altamiranda, Universidad Católica Argentina

William H. Beezley, University of Arizona

Julianne Burton, University of California, Santa Cruz

Cornelia Butler Flora, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Debra Castillo, Cornell University

David William Foster, Arizona State University

Jean Franco, Columbia University

Irene Hémer, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

David Kunzle, UCLA

Naomi Lindstrom, University of Texas, Austin

Armand Mattelart, University of Paris

Michèle Mattelart, University of Paris

Emile McAnany, Santa Clara University

Salvador Oropesa, Kansas State University

Héctor Schmucler, Instituto Latinoamericano de Estudios Transnacionales

Peter H. Smith, University of California, San Diego

Joe Straubhaar, University of Texas, Austin

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