Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, biannual flagship publication of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS). This feminist Chicana/Latina and Indigenous academic organization is dedicated to building bridges between community and university settings, transforming higher education, and promoting new paradigms and methods.
The Journal publishes groundbreaking interdisciplinary scholarship creative works by and about Chicanas/Latinas, Arabyya, and Indigenous women of the Americas and is receptive to all scholarly methods and theoretical perspectives that examine, describe, analyze, or interpret our experiences. English and/or Spanish submissions of scholarship, commentary, reviews, and creative writing are accepted. Submit!
New Issue: We’re excited to announce the Fall 2022, Vol 22 Issue 1 journals were mailed out on January 3, 2023!
Summer Institute: 2023 MALCS Summer Institute will take place July 12, 2023 – July 15, 2023. The Call for Proposals is posted here and proposals are due February 17, 2023.
It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that the Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) Executive Committee, in collaboration with the UC Davis site committee, announce the 2023 Summer Institute Call for Papers. This year’s conference theme, 40 years of MALCS, Centuries of Activism: La Lucha Sigue for Racial, Reproductive and Decolonial Justice highlights a significant historical moment, the 40th anniversary of MALCS. This year’s conference provides an opportunity to celebrate our founders and commemorate four decades of scholarly, creative, and spiritual productions and contributions by Chicana, Latina, and Native American / Indígena women and gender non-conforming academics and activists.
New Podcast: Have you listened to the latest episode? Check out the C/LS Podcast named MALCS Radio!
New Order Feature: Check out our new order tab, options, and items.
Order Back Issues Online: Need an article? Order back issues of the CLS Journal online.
New Book Review Editor: We are pleased to welcome Annemarie Pérez as the Book Review Editor for C/LS!
New home for the C/LS Journal: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social is currently hosted by New Mexico State University. Dr. Flores Carmona is in the Honors College and Drs. Hamzeh and Dr. Badoni are in the Department of Borderlands and Ethnic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. Previously, the C/LS Journal was housed by the Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio and MALCS.