Studies in Latin America

Announcing STUDIES IN LATIN AMERICA: A New Open-Access Short Works series from the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina Press

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

The Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Press and are pleased to announce a new joint initiative in open-access scholarly publishing.

Studies in Latin America is a new series of short, peer-reviewed works, approximately 20,000 to 35,000 words in length, to be published by the Institute for the Study of the Americas and distributed by UNC Press in digital open-access as well as in print and e-book formats. The Institute and UNC Press anticipate a wide distribution of the scholarship included in Studies in Latin America by taking advantage of the digital publishing environment.

Studies in Latin America will promote new scholarship on Latin America and the Caribbean focusing on the social sciences—principally anthropology, geography, history, political science, and sociology—and feature diverse methodological approaches and perspectives on vital issues concerning Latin America and the Caribbean, past and present. Studies in Latin America welcomes English-language manuscripts by senior scholars as well as by junior scholars. A formal peer-review process will be conducted as part of the publication decision.

For more information and inquiries about submissions, please contact Louis A. Pérez Jr., Director, Institute for the Study of the Americas, at perez@email.unc.edu or at Global Education Center, CB 3205, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599. Questions may also be addressed to Elaine Maisner, Senior Executive Editor, UNC Press, atemaisner@email.unc.edu or tel. 919-962-0810.

Studies in Latin America website: studiesinlatinamerica.lib.unc.edu

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