Call for Papers Tlalocan XXIV

The journal Tlalocan, Revista de fuentes para el conocimiento de las culturas indígenas de México (Karen Dakin, Director), which is published by the National Autonomous University of Mexico, is pleased to announce its call for papers for volume XXIV. The journal, founded in 1943, is dedicated to the publication of oral and ethnohistorical texts in indigenous languages of the linguistic families found in Mexico. We are now accepting manuscripts for consideration to be published in the upcoming issue. In addition to oral and written texts, we also accept book reviews and notes.

We accept manuscripts in Spanish or English. Manuscripts should be formatted using our style guide which can be found on our website, as well as at the end of each issue under the heading “Normas Editoriales”. We do not have a maximum number of pages for manuscripts. There is no restriction as to subject matter, and texts from a variety of genres including myths, legends, rituals, and personal narratives are welcome. Please consult the website for examples of the type of material (and format) we publish ( In addition to the printed format, we also make published manuscripts available on our website in pdf format, and we can provide a space for audio or video recordings that accompany the oral text.

For manuscripts to be considered in Volume XXIV, the deadline is: June 29th, 2018.

Manuscripts and inquiries should be sent via e-mail to (word and pdf files). If necessary, you can also contact the editors to their personal e-mail: Lilián Guerrero ( and Hiroto Uchihara (

Our best,

Lilián Guerrero and Hiroto Uchihara

Editors of Tlalocan XXIV