Articles Requested for Vol. 25 of Ometeca Journal

Deadline: Dec. 16, 2019
Contact: Prof. Alicia Rivero, Editor, Ometeca, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

CFP: Articles Requested for Vol. 25 of Peer-Reviewed Ometeca Journal

Deadlines: abstract and brief bio due Dec. 16, 2019; initial version of article due March 16, 2020

Notification of Acceptance: April 2020; expected publication date—Winter 2020

The Ometeca Institute invites articles for vol. 25 of its peer-reviewed journal, Ometeca. The topic is open, but must address the foci of the Institute and journal, which include “the interrelationships between the humanities and science in Hispanic (Spanish American, Peninsular, and U.S. Latino/a/ix), as well as Luso-Brazilian literatures and cultures” ( Papers written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese on the following are especially welcomed: (1) the environment (such as ecocriticism, ecofeminism, the Anthropocene, indigenous perspectives, animal and other biota/human relationships, environmental sciences, and so on); (2) digital humanities; (3) Peninsular or Latin/o/a/ix American literature; (4) other arts (including photography, film, etc.); (5) science and humanities (including medicine, technology, etc.).

Please send an abstract (250 words maximum) and a short biographical note (150 words maximum) in the body of your e-mail and any questions to Prof. Alicia Rivero ( no later than Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

If instructed to submit your paper, please e-mail your article by Monday, March 16, 2020, with its Works Cited (20-40 pp. total, Times New Roman 12 font, double-spaced), as well as a separate title page that contains your full contact information and rank as MS Word attachments to the Editor, Alicia Rivero ( The MLA’s format is required for the article’s body and Works Cited ( Other than for parenthetical notes, use endnotes, not footnotes. Any images need to be your own or public domain with acknowledgements; they will be reproduced in black and white. Follow the instructions for “Submissions” under the “Journal” tab at; you can also view the “Table of Contents” of recent and older volumes of Ometeca there.

Please disseminate this “Call for Papers” widely to your e-lists. Thank you.

Alicia Rivero

Alicia Rivero, Ph.D.
Editor, Ometeca: Science and Humanities/Ciencia y humanidades/Ciência e humanidades (
Associate Professor of Spanish and Adjunct in Comparative Literature
Affiliated Faculty: Global Studies; Institute for the Study of the Americas
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department of Romance Languages
CB 3170, 230 Dey Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3170 (USA)

Posted on October 24, 2019