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University of California Press Announces New Journal: Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture

Friday, May 4, 2018   (0 Comments)

We are pleased to announce the launch of Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture (LALVC). LALVC is a new quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the University California Press, scheduled for publication in January 2019. (

Focused on Latin American and Latinx visual culture of all time periods — ancient, colonial, modern, and contemporary — LALVC publishes on Mexico, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and the United States, as well as on communities in diaspora. LALVC considers all aspects of visual expression, including, but not limited to, art history, material culture, architecture, film and media, museum studies, pop culture, fashion, public art and activism. We welcome a range of interdisciplinary methodologies and perspectives. Additionally, the journal seeks to inspire and advance dialogue and debate concerning pedagogical, methodological, and historiographical issues.

The inaugural editorial board includes: Luisa Elena Alcalá, Clara Bargellini Cioni, Holly Barnet-Sanchez, Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, Thomas B. F. Cummins, Karen Mary Davalos, Tatiana Flores, Leonard Folgarait, Andrea Giunta, Anna Indych-López, Cecelia F. Klein, Elisa C. Mandell, Mary Miller, Barbara E. Mundy, Chon A. Noriega, Jeanette Favrot Peterson, Joanne Pillsbury, Mari Carmen Ramírez, E. Carmen Ramos, Patricia Sarro, Gabriela Siracusano, Edward J. Sullivan, and Adriana Zavala.

The editorial team welcomes scholarly research articles (10,000 to 12,000 words) written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, as well as in American indigenous languages. Contact the editors if you are interested in proposing a guest-edited DIALOGUES section or writing a review of a book or exhibition. To submit your work for review, or for any inquiries, please contact the editorial staff at Please review the journal's author guidelines prior to submission.

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