The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology publishes original research articles. Articles are expected to have a theoretical focus and argument(s); be based upon original, in-depth ethnographic research; and contribute significantly to the anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean. Authors should be cognizant of literature that bears on their topic and the relevance of their findings to contemporary issues and anthropological theory, in general. Authors are also encouraged to submit articles that cross disciplinary boundaries.
The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology periodically invites commentaries on timely issues or on articles that have been submitted that are the product of a keynote address or prize awarded by the Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. The journal does not accept unsolicited commentaries.
The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology seeks to publish reviews that engage critically with the book(s) or other works under review and raise issues for our readership.
JLACA publishes reviews of books published within the last five years. The journal does not accept unsolicited reviews.
JLACA publishes reviews of films released in the last five years. The journal does not accept unsolicited reviews.
JLACA publishes reviews of ethnographic websites. The journal does not accept unsolicited reviews.
JLACA publishes review essays of two to three recent books linked by a common theme. The journal does not accept unsolicited review essays.
Books or Other Works for Review
To express interest in reviewing a book or other work for JLACA, please contact Reviews Editor, Dr. Ashley Kistler, at
Review copies should be sent to:
Dr. Ashley Kistler, Reviews Editors
1000 Holt Ave. Box 2761
Winter Park, FL 32789