Editorial Policy


The Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies publishes previously unpublished, rigorously-argued essays, interviews and works of pedagogical interestscholarship on pedagogy that  which contribute to expanding the critical literature in the field of Hispanic Cultural Studies.

The Arizona Journal comes out once a year and he deadline for submission to every volume is January 31.  After the peer review process is complete, final decisions are made by June.  Al efforts are made to avoid any backlog.

We accept previsouly-unpublished essays in Spanish, Portuguese and English.  We will not publish translations of previously-published works.  Manuscripts should be 20 to 30 double-spaced pages long, including references and notes. All submitted pieces must include an abstract of approximately 250 words.

The Arizona Journal uses MLA Style in keeping with the most recent edition of the MLA Style Manual.  This includes the Works Cited.  In an effort to encourage interdisciplinarity, however, if a researcher submits his or her work for consideration in a documentation format other than that of MLA, this work will be sent out for peer review.  If the submission is accepted for publication, it will only be published if the author then agrees to document their article according to the MLA guidelines.

The AJHCS also asks that authors adhere to the recommendations fround in the AJHCS Style Sheet for Authors, including the use of endnotes

Copyright approval is required for any/all photographs, artwork, screenshots, drawings, illustrations, images, etc.  All images must be e-mailed to ajhcs@email.arizona.edu as 100% quality JPG files at a minimum of 300 DPI or at a resolution of 3000 pixels by 2400 pixels. Do not send images pasted into Word documents.

Thank you for your interest in Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies.  Any questions about the submission and review process can be sent to ajhcs@email.arizona.edu.

Best regards,
María Silvia Montenegro and Joaquín Pérez-Blanes
Assistant Editor