About Submissions

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    Research Center for the Americas ~ Open Forum

    RCA’s Open Forum presents scholarly dialogues and commentaries from RCA faculty and graduate student affiliates on focus areas of interest to the research center. The focus areas include, but are not limited to, the following: Latin America; politics of California; citizenship; immigration/migration; mobility; social movements/activism; research(er) reflections, the arts, human rights, and feminisms (transnational, women of color).

    Anyone interested in proposing a submission can email rca@ucsc.edu for more information. If selected, your submission will appear in the RCA’s quarterly newsletter, social media, and on the website.

    Submission: 1K-2K words, 12-point font, single space. The deadline is agreed upon in advance between the author and the RCA director.

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    Research Center for the Americas ~ Research Reports

    The RCA publishes publicly accessible reports to promote data-driven research conducted by UCSC faculty and graduate students to enhance the public’s understanding of the RCA’s focus areas. The focus areas include, but are not limited to, the following: Latin America; politics of California; citizenship; immigration/migration; mobility; social movements/activism; research(er) reflections, the arts, human rights, and feminisms (transnational, women of color).
     
    Anyone interested in proposing a submission, should email rca@ucsc.edu for more information. If selected, the RCA report will be featured in the RCA’s quarterly newsletter, social media, and website.
     
    Submission: 4-10 pages, 12-point font. The deadline is agreed upon in advance between the author(s) and the RCA director. The author will receive support from the RCA in formatting and layout of the report.