The aim of this LibGuide is to facilitate research specific to the field of U.S. Latina/o literature. Below are links to the top reference tools, scholarly databases with journal articles, and other library resources. If you'd like to go deeper with your
Latino Studies has been published since 2003. It has swiftly established itself as a leading, international peer-reviewed journal. Not only has Latino Studies received awards and accolades, but also the active support of the scholarly community.
Aztlán presents original research that is relevant to or informed by the Chicano experience. An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, Aztlán focuses on scholarly essays in the humanities, social sciences, and arts, supplemented by thematic pieces in the dosier section, an artist's communiqué, a review section, and a commentary by the editor, Charlene Villaseñor Black. Aztlán seeks ways to bring Chicano studies into critical dialogue with Latino, ethnic, American, and global studies.
The leading peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated entirely to the field of Puerto Rican Studies. The journal—published continuously since 1987—is dedicated to publishing the latest work from scholars in a wide range of academic traditions, in order to enhance and advance the field of Puerto Rican Studies.
Publishing since 1974, the Review continues to feature quality articles in the areas of bilingualism, bilingual education, and ethnic scholarship, as well as the best creative literature by established and emerging Hispanic writers. You will also find book reviews, publication notices, and a section of professional announcements of upcoming events
The Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies (JOLLAS) is an interdisciplinary, international, and peer reviewed on-line journal housed at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The journal seeks to be reflective of the shifting demographics, geographic dispersion, and new community formations occurring among Latino populations across borders and throughout the Americas. The journal emphasizes the collective understanding of Latino issues in the U.S. while recognizing the growing importance of transnationalism and the porous borders of Latino/Latin American identities.
Since 1974, the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States has put out MELUS. MELUS features articles, interviews, and reviews encompassing the multi-ethnic scope of American literature past and present. Most issues are thematically organized for greater understanding of topics, criticism, and theory in the total picture of American literature MELUS hopes to present. Many articles are focused on Latin@ literature.
Chiricú Journal (ISSN 0277-7223, e-ISSN 2472-4521) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published twice per year (fall and spring) by the Indiana University Press in conjunction with the Latino Studies Program of IU. Submissions for publication are welcomed in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Submission deadlines are August 1 and February 1 each year. We seek academic articles on a wide variety of topics related to Latina/o literatures, arts, and cultures; solicited book and film reviews; interviews; editorials; and creative submissions of photography, fine arts, poetry, and short story.