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Hispania, the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), invites the submission of original, unpublished manuscripts on applied linguistics, cultural studies, culture, film, language, linguistics, literary criticism, literature, and pedagogy having to do with Spanish and Portuguese. Throughout Hispania's history since its founding in 1917, it has published scholarly articles and reviews that are judged to be of interest to specialists in the discipline(s) as well as to a diverse readership of teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

was recently ranked as one of the top high-impact journals in Latin American Studies! Click here to view the list.








Call for Papers:
Portuguese Special Issue!



In 2019, the AATSP will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of Portuguese into

what was previously known as the AATS. Hispania seeks to commemorate this occasion with a

Portuguese special issue that focuses on research and teaching related to the language,

literatures, and cultures of Lusophone areas across the globe.


For more information on the special issue click here.



September 2018 (101.3)

The September 2018 issue of Hispania (101.3) is now available in print and online. The issue highlights two articles on effective pedagogy for Spanish heritage language students, penned by Pamela Anderson-Mejías, and Claudia Holguín Mendoza, Robert Davis, and Julie Weise. Complementing these two articles is Francisco Salgado-Robles’s book review of Marta Fairclough and Sara M. Beaudrie’s Innovative Strategies for Heritage Language Teaching. Mércia Regina Santana Flannery’s article analyzes pressing concerns regarding offensive treatment towards Haitian immigrants in Brazil. Metaphoric representation of Muslims in the Spanish media is studied by Carol Ready in her article. Muriel Gallego and Rebecca Pozzi analize mood production and recognition. Brian T. Chandler studies Jorge Volpi’s En busca de Klingsor; Bryce Maxey examines the first part of La Araucana; and Euna Lee looks at code-switching in Killer Crónicas. The eighteen book/media reviews offer a variety of evaluations of new books, which will be of interest to Hispania’s readers. In the section on linguistics, language, and media, Amàlia Llombart-Huesca reviews Carmen Silva-Corvalán and Andrés Enrique-Arias’s recent book, Sociolingüística y pragmática del español, and Frank Nuessel pens a review of Javier Muñoz-Basols’s Portal de la lingüística hispánica/Hispanic Linguistics. Of interest will be Adrián Pérez-Boluda’s review of Kathryn Ann Woolard’s Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia. In addition to the three reviews on film, fiction, and poetry, the September issue also boasts seven book and Media reviews on Pan-Hispanic/Luso-Brazilian Literary and Cultural Studies, including reviews of Gabriel García Márquez in Retrospect: A Collection and Decolonizing Indigeneity: New Approaches to Latin American Literature.

 is available to active AATSP members in print and electronic formats and to individuals-at-large through Project MUSEJSTOR, and libraries worldwide. 

All active AATSP members have free electronic access to the journal for all issues published from 2010 to the present.
The print version of Hispania is available to AATSP members (including Emeritus and Life Members) for an annual fee of $10.00.     

Questions regarding institutional subscriptions should be sent directly to Robert White-Goodman ( at the Johns Hopkins University Press. Please send inquiries about individual subscriptions to the AATSP National Office (




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