Welcome to new editors!

The journal is delighted to announce that as of volume 51 we will have new editors in chief. Luz Horne (Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Fernando J.Rosenberg (Brandeis University) will begin transitioning into the role in 2023.

About our new editors:

Luz Horne. Before joining San Andrés, she was an Assistant Professor at Cornell University and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University. Her book, Literaturas reales.Transformaciones del realismo en la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea, examines the links between words and images in the construction of a realist aesthetics in contemporary Argentinean and Brazilian narrative. She has published several articles on literature, photography and documentary film and she is currently editing a book manuscript on the place of materiality in different aesthetic-anthropological experiences from mid-twentieth century Brazil to the present, exploring a new type of conceptual imagination in conflictive relationship with Modernism. 

Fernando J. Rosenberg  is Professor of Romance Studies, Film and Media, and Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies at Brandeis University. Prior to Brandeis, he was an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Yale University. His publications range on topics and perspectives from modernism and the avant-gardes, poetry, human and post-human rights, legal topics in literature and the arts, documentary film, ecocriticism, and gender & sexuality studies in contemporary fiction. He co-edited (with Jill Lane) the issue of e-misferica entitled Performance and the Law (2006). He is the author of the books The Avant-Garde and Geopolitics in Latin America and After Human Rights. Literature, Visual Arts and Film in Latin America (1990-2010)

Call for applications for next editor(s)

Applications are invited for the position of editor(s)-in-chief of the Latin American Literary Review. Our journal has a fifty-year history of excellence in publishing original scholarship, key translations, and important creative work.

LALR publishes original research on Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latina/Latino/Latinx studies twice a year in an online-only open-access format. The journal reviews and publishes papers in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. All papers are subject to double-blind peer review. LALR has been in continuous publication since 1972.

Manuscript selection duties will begin on September 1, 2023, and the first issue to appear under the name(s) of the newly appointed editor(s) will be volume 51, no. 102 (Spring 2024).

• Candidates must hold (a) tenured position(s) in an academic institution.

• The editorial board especially welcomes applications for co-editorship, and would highly favor proposals that include co-editors from more than one country. Scholars working in Latin America are especially encouraged to apply.

In accordance the journal’s mission to publish high-quality scholarship, the following basic criteria will be considered in selecting the LALR editor:

1. An established record of scholarship;

2. Experience with and understanding of the wide variety of activities associated with journal editorship, including submissions, reviewing, and relations with editorial boards;

3. Strong familiarity with the present state of LALR, its strengths and challenges, and a vision for its future;

4. Openness to the different methods, themes, theories, and approaches to the field; and

5. A record of responsible service to scholarly publishing and evidence of organizational skill and intellectual leadership.

Please send inquiries or applications to Debra Castillo, Editor, LALR, dac9@cornell.edu