SUBMIT AN ENTRY

The PopMeC research blog welcomes article, news, and CFP proposals on a rolling basis. The editorial board will evaluate each proposal in the shortest time possible, providing a peer-review for articles.
Please, feel free to send your article proposals to popmec.research@gmail.com following our author guidelines below. If you have an idea in mind and wish to have some feedback before sending in a full article, don’t hold back and contact us as well!

 

ARTICLE

  • submissions for this section should be either short academic articles or texts in a broader academic realm including working paper, revamped presentation paper, critique, research idea at initial stage, crazy idea to share out there
  • length: max. 2-3000 words, bibliographic references excluded
  • languages: English, Spanish.Nonetheless, we invite you to choose Spanish only when its use is coherent with the content (e.g. an article on Hispanic heritage representations)
  • follow the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition author-date system for referencing, using in-text citation and full bibliography at the end. Please, use our examples as a guide (if you’re still in doubt, check the official guide out!)
  • as far as film/TV stills and comic panels are concerned, the board believes it is not necessary to obtain permission to reproduce them as long as they are used strictly for criticism/analysis/review; we also invite you to reduce the number of images to those necessary to get your analysis across
  • include author’s name, affiliation, email contact, and a short bio (max. 150 words)
  • provide the text as an attachment (file extension .docx, .doc, .odt) naming your file as AUTHOR’S NAME_title

 

POP REVIEWS

  • length: short review max. 400 words / article review max. 1-2000 words
  • languages: English, Spanish. We invite you to choose Spanish only when its use is coherent with the topic (e.g. a review of a movie dealing with Hispanic representation)
  • include author’s name, affiliation, email contact, and a short bio (max. 50 words)
  • provide the text as an attachment (file extension .docx, .doc, .odt) naming your file as AUTHOR’S NAME_title
  • send this kind of proposal directly to popmec.news@gmail.com

 

Book of the month ENTRY

  • length: about 2-400 words, including correct reference to the book and an image of the cover
  • languages: English, Spanish. We accept Spanish exclusively when coherent with the chosen book (e.g. a relevant publication not yet translated or strictly on Hispanic-related topics)
  • include author’s name, affiliation, email contact, and a short bio (max. 50 words)
  • provide the text as an attachment (file extension .docx, .doc, .odt) naming your file as AUTHOR’S NAME_title
  • send this kind of proposal directly to popmec.news@gmail.com

 

NEWS

  • length: max. 350 words
  • languages: English, Spanish. We invite you to choose Spanish only when its use is coherent with the topics covered (e.g. a piece of news on Hispanic communities)
  • include author’s name, affiliation, email contact, and a short bio (max. 50 words)
  • provide the text as an attachment (file extension .docx, .doc, .odt) naming your file as AUTHOR’S NAME_title
  • send this kind of proposal directly to popmec.news@gmail.com