[lg policy] Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures -Call for Submissions

Serafin Coronel-Molina scoronelmolina at gmail.com
Sat May 28 10:08:28 EDT 2016

*Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures*

*Chiricú Journal* (ISSN 0277-7223) is a peer-reviewed electronic and
print-on-demand journal published twice per year (fall and spring) by
the Indiana
University Press <http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/> in conjunction with
the Latino
Studies Program <http://www.indiana.edu/~latino/> of IU. Submissions for
publication are welcomed in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Submission
deadlines are August 1 and February 1 each year. We seek academic articles
on a wide variety of topics related to Latina/o literatures, arts, and
cultures; solicited book and film reviews; interviews; editorials; and
creative submissions of photography, fine arts, poetry, and short story.

Click here
for our current call for submissions.

Call for Submissions*Serafín M. Coronel-Molina, Issue Editor*

***DEADLINE August 1, 2016***

*Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures *invites
submissions for our Spring 2017 issue, “The Politics of Language.” This
issue will explore language as an instrument of power, identity, and
politics from multiple disciplinary perspectives. We welcome submissions
that, collectively, convey the linguistic diversity of Latina/o communities
in the United States or in transnational contexts involving the United
States. Work may engage uses of Spanish, English, Portuguese, or Indigenous
languages. Creative submissions may include short stories, poems, personal
essays, and visual art. Critical article submissions may explore any facet
of language in political, historical, literary, artistic, or cultural
contexts. We particularly welcome work focusing on, but not limited to, the
following themes:

   - adaptation, hybridity, and translanguaging
   - cinema, theatre, visual arts, and graphic novels
   - culture, ethnicity, power, and identity politics
   - language ideologies, politics, policy, and regimes
   - literature, folklore, and popular culture
   - media, marketing, and social media
   - minority language rights
   - nationalism and transnationalism
   - political effects of Spanish language
   - politics and policy of multilingual and multicultural education
   - politics of language diversity and change
   - raciolinguistics and citizenship

Submissions may be in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. Translations into
these languages from Indigenous languages are also encouraged.

*Formatting Requirements**: *All submissions should be double-spaced, Times
New Roman, 12 pt. font, including quotations, notes, and the bibliography,
if applicable. Page numbers should be included in the upper right
corner. *Please
choose 3-5 keywords to index your submission*.

*Feature articles and essays* must be written in compliance with the most
recent version of APA or MLA. The preferred length of articles is
6,000-10,000 words, including the bibliography and notes. Academic essays
must include an abstract of 150-250 words.

*Book and film reviews* by solicitation only, should be 500-1,500 words.
Exceptions will be considered for review essays.

*Interviews* may be up to 8,000 words in length.

*Commentaries and editorials* can be 1,000-2,000 words.

*Creative submissions* can be of any length not to exceed 10,000 words.

*Images* should be submitted as JPG, TIF, or EPS files, preferably of at
least 300 pixels per inch. Authors submitting images with text should
indicate within the text where the image should be placed by inserting the
designation “(fig. 1),” “(fig. 2),” etc. at the end of the sentence
referencing the image. Please also provide any caption text in a separate

*Deadline for submissions is August 1st, 2016*. For additional
guidelines and submission instructions, *click here

If you have any questions, please contact John Nieto-Phillips (Editor) at:
chiricu at indiana.edu.


Serafin M. Coronel-Molina, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Depatment of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

School of Education

Indiana University

W.W. Wright Education Building
201 N. Rose Ave., Room #3044
Bloomington, IN 47405-1006

Phone: (812) 822-1087

Fax: (812) 856-8287

Skype: serafin.m.coronel.molina

E-mails: scoronel at indiana.edu  and scoronelmolina at gmail.com

*New books:*

*Language Ideology, Policy, and Planning in Peru *(2015) - Multilingual


*Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas *(2016) - Routledge

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