ISSN 1852-9615
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ISSN 1515-6125
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Instructions to authors


Scope and policy

  Reach and publishing policy

The objective of Cuadernos del CILHA is to spread the investigation and critical reflection in the Argentine and Latin American cultural scope.
It includes relevant subjects of different disciplines (literature, sociology, art, history, science, etc.), arisen from investigations and studies originated at the university and intellectual world of Argentina and Latin America.
 It is a publication directed to investigators, thinkers, artists and readers in general interested in developing ideas, knowledge and critical intellectual dialogue.

System of arbitration and article selection

Cuadernos del CILHA considers for their printings unpublished articles, which will be put under evaluation. Works are accepted as long as they could be potentially included into one of the following sections:
·    Articles: they must have 20 pages at the most, including bibliographical references and summaries in Spanish and English.
·    Notes: they must have 10 pages maximum.
·    Interviews: they do not have to surpass the 5 pages.
·    Reviews: they must have a maximum of 4 pages.
All submitted articles should conform to the guidelines as specified in “Guidelines for publication”. Review will only consider articles complying with formal as well as content-related aspects.
Manuscripts are reviewed by two external anonymous readers who belong to another academic institutions and research centres. It is estimated a term of three months for the specialists to inform a judgement. Depending on the arbitrators’ opinions, the review will inform the author the possibility of publishing his work.
Cuadernos del CILHA reserves the right to not to send for review articles that do not conform to the “Guidelines for publication” and the right to edit the format of the original accepted.
Likewise, the journal reserves the right to include articles for publications in the review number he considers appropriate.
Authors should take full responsibility for the content of their articles as well as the opinions they express, which are not necessarily endorsed by the Editor.
The author will receive one number of the journal free of charge.
The authors grant to Cuadernos del CILHA the publication and diffusion rights of their selected articles, as much in their paper versions, electronics or any other support, as in its inclusion in a virtual catalogue, libraries, servers or websites.
Order of works publication
The order of publication of the articles will stay to the Director’s discretion.



Form and preparation of manuscripts


1. Originals
Authors wishing to submit manuscripts to Cuadernos del CILHA are requested to consider the following formal aspects. Manuscripts neglecting these guidelines will not be assessed for publications.
1.1. Manuscripts written in Spanish should be reviewed/edited by native speakers of this language in case the author(s) is (are) not native speakers. Authors should attach one hard copy and one electronic copy of the original. The hard copy will be retained by the journal.
1.2. Author(s) should attach a signed photocopy of Copyright to the original manuscript.
1.3. The journal does not accept works considered for publications elsewhere, nor does it consider simultaneous submissions.
1.4. Should only be given in the Bibliography of work those jobs, articles, books, journals, chapters, web pages, etc. they have been consulted for the preparation of the work. Do not add supplementary or complementary bibliography. Avoid extensive bibliographic listings.
1.5. The contributions to the magazine must be written to simple space, without left indentation, in sheet size A4, the right, left, superior and low margins must be sized in 2 cm, in characters Tahoma size 9 for the text and 8 for the textual quotation and the bibliography. It must be listed:
a) Work title in Spanish and English.
b) Name of the author(s).
c) His/her specialty, academic address and e-mail address.
d) A 100-250 word summary in both languages and keywords (three to five) will have to be separated by a semi-colon and by a capital letter in the first letter.
e) Abstract and keywords. Follow the precedent rules.
1.6. The articles must be sent to the next e-mail:, properly identified with the text typed in software Word for Windows.
2. Instructions for the manuscript text
2.1. Tables, figures, and graphs should be inserted into the text and should be properly numbered.
2.2. All notes should be included in footnotes in Tahoma 8.
2.3. Citations and bibliography references:
2.3.1. In-text citations should be signalled in double quotation marks, and long citations (more of three lines of writing), should have all lines block-indented from the left margin. These should have a margin greater than that of the text and a font size smaller than the rest of the text (Tahoma 8).
2.3.2. The in-text citations and the reference section shall be according to the following format:
a) When the last name of the author forms part of the narrative, it will only be included the publication year of the article in parentheses. Example: González (2001) studied the relations between...
b) When the last name and the date of publication do not make part of the narrative, both elements will be included in parentheses by separating them with a comma. Example: The study of the relations between policy and language (González, 2001) opened a new perspective....
c) When as much the date as the last name make part of a phrase, it will be not used a parentheses. Example: In the 2001 González studied the relations between policies and language...

    1. If there are more than one work/article of a single author that have appeared the same year, it will be set a mention of it with a letter in followed sequence to the year. Example: (González, 2001a, González 2001b, etc.).

e) In cases where more than three authors are cited, use authors’ last names in the first reference. For subsequent references, use the first author’s last name only followed by the abbreviation et al.
f) The bibliographical references in final list must be listed in alphabetical order and publication year in case of more than a work from the same author.
Journal article: Last name and names of the author. Title in inverted commas. Title of the publication, time, volume or section, number, date or year: pages. Example: González, Manuel. “Política y lenguaje”. Atenea, n.485, 2000: 21-26.
Book: Last name, Names. Title. Location. Editorial, year. Example: González, Manuel. Teoría del signo. 2da ed. Vol. II. Concepción: Editorial Universidad de Concepción, 2001.
On line document: Last name and names of the author. Title in inverted commas, volume or section, number, year: pages, Web site. The date should indicate either the date of publication or its most recent updating; if neither of these can be ascertained, then the search date should be indicated. The URL address should provide enough information to retrieve the document. Example: Cunietti, Emma Magdalena. “Habitantes de frontera en la literatura mendocina”. Universum, 14, 1999: 31-24. Extracted on August 25, 2005 from:
Article or Contribution on CD-ROM: Example: Martín, Marina. “Espacio utópico y metáfora de Juan Rulfo”. La literatura iberoamericana en el 2000; Balances, perspectivas y prospectivas. Carmen Ruiz Barrionuevo, et al (eds.). CD ROM. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, 2003.
g) All the citations in the work must appear in the final list of references and all these must be mentioned in the text.
3. Guidelines for book reviews
3.1. The textual structure of the review is the following one:
a) Bibliographical references: with the title of the work and the presentation, in which the information of this author’s work will be completed;
b) Identity of the reviewer: full name of the person in charge of the above mentioned, also his e-mail and the institution in which he develops his activities;
c) Comment:
 Identifies the contents of the book, the sources, the author's background, purposes, organization of work, methodology, target of the work, potential readers, relative to other works on the same subject, context and place of occurrence;

d) Evaluation: with its two optional categories, the negative critic and the positive critic.



Sending of manuscripts


The articles must be sent to the electronic directions:;;, properly identified with the text rigged in software Word for Windows and to the postal address: Cuadernos del CILHA - Departamento de Letras - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras - Universidad Nacional de Cuyo - Ciudad Universitaria - Parque General San Martín - Mendoza - 5500 - Argentina.



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