[Call for Submissions] U.S. Latina and Latino Oral History Journal, Vol. 4

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Call for Submissions

US Latina and Latino Oral History Journal

Vol. 4 (Fall 2020) – Testimonials of Faith and Spirituality


The US Latina & Latino Oral History Journal, a peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Texas Press, and sponsored by the UT Center for Mexican American Studies, in cooperation with the Voces Oral History Project,  invites the submission of original manuscripts for its fourth volume, focused on oral narratives of Latino religion and spirituality.


Subjects of interest include, but are not limited to, the experiences of Latino/a people of faith; the role of religious institutions in issues of political and civic engagement; the preservation and evolution of Latino religious practices in the United States; testimonials of religious conflict and discrimination and intersectionality in Latino religious communities.


Submitted articles must be based primarily on oral history interviews and follow the best practices recommended by the Oral History Association. Please refer to the journal's submission guidelines (https://utpress.utexas.edu/journals/us-latina-latino-oral-history-journal) for length and formatting specifications.


Upon receipt, all texts will be subjected to a double-blind peer review process.


The journal also welcomes the submission of reviews of academic books centered on US Latinas/os, and which utilize oral history as a primary method. Submitted reviews should not exceed 1,000 words.


The deadline for initial submissions is Monday, October 1, 2018. All submissions should be directed to latoralhistory@utexas.edu.

For more information, contact managing editor Vinicio Sinta (latoralhistory@utexas.edu) or founding editor Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, PhD (mrivas@austin.utexas.edu).