Instructions for authors
Postulated texts must:
1. Correspond to the categories universally accepted as a research product.
2. Be original and unpublished.
3. Have contents that respond to criteria of precision, clarity, and briefness. They are classified into:
3.1. Articles. Texts published in this section are:
3.1.1. Scientific, artistic, and artistic-technological research articles. These present in detail the original results of completed research projects. The usual structure contains four main contributions: introduction, methodology, results, and conclusions.
3.1.2. Reflection article or essay. This presents the results of finished research from an analytical, interpretive, or critical perspective of the author on a specific topic using original sources.
3.1.3. Review article. This results from a completed investigation where the results of investigations, published or not, are analyzed, systematized and integrated, whether in the scientific, artistic or technological artistic field, in order to account for the advances and trends of development.
3.2. Interviews. In this section, you may present a conversation with a theorist or artist related to the subjects of the journal.
3.3. Miscellaneous. In this section, you may present a brief bibliographic review of the work of theorists or artists linked to the subjects of the journal. Likewise, experimental theoretical texts outside the hegemonic standards of scientific research will be received.
Format guidelines for authors
In addition, the articles must consider the rules specified below, which may also be referenced in the Authors' Guidelines, to be used as a template to write the manuscript to be presented:
1. Information of the author or authors. Full names and last names, institutional affiliation, ORCID number, and email or postal address.Information of the author or authors. Full names and last names, institutional affiliation, ORCID number, and email or postal address.
2. Title. In Spanish and English, written in upper- and lower-case letters, with a maximum of 15 words. With 14-point Times New Roman font and in bold.
3. Abstract. A single paragraph that accounts for the topic, the objective, the central points and the conclusions. It should not exceed 150 words and be presented in Spanish and English (Abstract).
4. Keywords. From four to six words or group of words, arranged alphabetically, the first with an initial capital letter, the rest in lowercase, separated by a semicolon (;). They must not be part of the title or subtitle. They must be presented in Spanish and English (Keywords). These serve to classify the article thematically.
5. Summary. Sections of the article are included with the word "summary" in bold. Example: Summary. 1.Introduction. 2. Development. 2.1. Gradiva, by Victor Burgin. 2.1.1. Introduction to the compositions of the series. 2.1.2. Textual correspondences and parallels. 2.1.3. Visual correspondences and parallels. 2.1.4. Underlying conceptions in the creation of the Gradiva series. 3. Conclusions.
6. The body of the article is divided into at least: 1. Introduction; 2. Development, with their respective paragraphs, 3. Conclusions and Bibliography. The latter is not numbered. The first-level sections are included in bold (1. 2. 3.) while second-level sections are included in italics. (1.1. 1.2. 1.3. ...). The latter will be used only when necessary. Only these two levels (1, 2, 3) can be used,... 1.1. 1.2 1.3).
7. Text. Pages must be numbered, 1.5 spaced with 12-point Times New Roman font. The length of the articles should be 4,000 to 8,000 words for articles, 500 and 1500 words for reviews, and 2000 and 5000 words for interviews.
8. Citations and footnotes. They should not exceed more than five lines or 40 words, otherwise they should be incorporated into the general text.
9. Citations within the text will go between parentheses (author, year, page) and they will be as follows: “If the extreme separates what is literature and cinema from what no longer is, its aesthetic functionality does not consist in consummating the passage but, rather, in breaching it ”(Oubiña, 2011, p. 30). In addition, the following alternatives can be used: According to Oubiña: "If the end separates what is literature and cinema from what is no longer, its aesthetic functionality is not to consume the passage but, rather, to breach it" (2011, 30). According to Oubiña (2011): "If the end separates what is literature and cinema from what is no longer, its aesthetic functionality is not to consume the passage but, rather, to breach it" (30).9. The way to quote within the text will be as follows and will be in parentheses (author, year, page): "If the end separates what is literature and cinema from what is no longer, its aesthetic functionality is not to consume the passage but, rather, to breach it" (Oubiña, 2011, 30). In addition, the following alternatives can be used: According to Oubiña: "If the end separates what is literature and cinema from what is no longer, its aesthetic functionality is not to consume the passage but, rather, to breach it" (2011, 30). According to Oubiña (2011): "If the end separates what is literature and cinema from what is no longer, its aesthetic functionality is not to consume the passage but, rather, to breach it" (30).
10. If there are two authors, the citation in the body of the text will go between parentheses with the name of the two authors. "We have made the hypotheses that advocate the radically dialogical nature of language (Bakhtin, Benveniste) and those that find in the enunciation function the foundation of discursive practices (Foucault) our own." (Abril, Lozano & Peña-Marin, 1982, p. 253).
11. Even in cases where a literal quotation is not included, but a paraphrased idea, it must be enclosed in parentheses (author, year, page).
12. For a film, the first time it is cited it must say: Title in Spanish (Original title, director, year). The original title is included only if it is different from the title with which it was released in Latin America. Qué tan lejos (Tania Hermida, 2006).
13. Footnotes. The use of footnotes is not recommended. Only in one-off cases.
14. Style. Bold will be used only for the title, author name, and top-level sections. Italics will be used for book names, films and for second-level sections. The underline shall not be used under any circumstances.
15. Figures and tables. Make sure all illustrations are clear and readable. Figures and tables should be inserted in appropriate places along the body text. The figures and tables must be identified in the text body. Do not group them at the beginning or end of the document. Both the figures and tables, as shown in the examples (see Table 1 and Figure 1), must be numbered sequentially. In contrast to the title that belongs to a figure, which should always appear below the artwork, the title of a table should always be placed above the artwork. If a series of images are referenced together and in sequence the numbering starts to the final numbering a hyphen is added (see Figure 2-4). The Figures and Tables always include their bold numbering, legend, author, and year in parentheses, font, and, if applicable, web link. Table 1. Table captions should always be placed above the artwork. (Author, Year). Source: XXX. Figure 1. The legend belonging to a figure should always appear under the illustration. (Author, Year). Source: XXX. For example: Figure 1. Adam and Eve deconstructed. Dieta (Oscar Santillán 2009). Source: File New Media Ecuador. In the event that the authors incorporate images, then they will provide the corresponding authorization. Otherwise, they must comply with Article 32 trLPI which states that the inclusion of non-photographic, plastic or figurative works does not require the authorization of the author, provided that the conditions detailed below are met: that the inclusion corresponds to a work already disclosed, that it is carried out for research purposes, that it responds to the "right of appointment" for analysis , commentary or critical judgment and indicating the source and name of the author of the work used.
16. Graphics, images and figures must be made with sufficient quality for digital reproduction and the original graphic files (if the article is accepted) must be attached in separate file (preferably in JPG or PNG format). It is important to indicate where they will appear in the body of the text as follows: FIGURE 1 HERE.
17. The author is responsible for acquiring any rights and/or reproduction authorizations, for images and/or graphics taken from other sources, arbitration rules and external evaluation of the work.
Regarding bibliographic references:
1. Bibliographic References are written on a new bold page at the end of the article's conclusions. They must be sorted alphabetically.
2. Paragraph format with Hanging indotation is used for bibliographic references.
4. Article. Last Name, Initials of the author's name. (Year). Title of the article. Name of the magazine with capital letters in each substantive and italic word, volume (number), pages. DOI with https://doi.org/
If the magazine has the format where only the number is included:
Barriendos, J. (2011). The coloniality of seeing. Towards a new interepistmic visual dialogue. Nomads, 35, 13-29
5. Press article. Last Name, Initials of the author's name. (Day, Month, Year). Title of the news. Name of the newspaper in italics. Web link.
6. Book. Last Name, Initials of the author's name. (Year). Title of the book in italics. City: Editorial.
7. Book chapter. Last Name, Initials of the author's name. (Year). Chapter title. Under First name initials and Last Name (Ed.). Title of the book in italics (pp. pages). City: Editorial.
8. Images. Movies, documentaries, TV shows, series, video art, photographs, paintings, designs, advertising. Name of the work (Name and Surname of the author, year).
9. Blog post. Last Name, Initials of the author's name. (Day, Month, Year). Title of the blog post. Name of the blog in italics. Web link.
10. Website. Name of the institution or author of the web space (Ed.) (Year). Title of the information or space consulted. Web link.
11. For all other references (dictionary entries, Wikipedia entries, government agency report, code of ethics, lectures, doctoral theses, unpublished master's thesis and/or social networks) see APA 7th edition 2019.
12. This journal provides immediate open access to its content, which seeks to make research freely available to the public supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge.
13. For clarification on conflicts of interest, plagiarism, and other ethical aspects, review the Ethics and Good Practices section.
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