Babel Afial


Proposals should be sent before each year’s deadline by email and by ordinary post to the following address:

Jorge Figueroa Dorrego
Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución
Universidade de Vigo
Campus Universitario
Vigo 36310 (España)

Call for Papers

Reviewing Process

Papers will be submitted to double-blind peer reviewing and will be considered for publication if they receive two favourable reports.

Formal Guidelines

  1. Email a soft copy in Word format and post a hard copy to the addresses above. Please make your manuscript anonymous, and send a separate file and page with the title and the following information about the author/s: place of work, postal address, telephone number and email address.
  2. The article must be preceded by two abstracts, not exceeding 200 words, one in the language in which it is written and another one in English, if not already written in that language.
  3. Each abstract must be followed by five or six keywords, in the two chosen languages.
  4. Articles may be written in any of the following languages: English, Galician, German or Spanish.
  5. Articles should range between 6000 and 8000 words in length, including abstracts, notes and works cited. Reviews should range between 1500 and 3000 words.
  6. Font size: Times New Roman 12 throughout the whole article, including notes and works cited.
  7. Spacing: double, except in abstracts, notes and works cited, which should be presented with single spacing.
  8. The title of the article must be in bold. Headings too, duly numbered (1., 2., 3., etc.)
  9. Notes should appear immediately after the main body of the article and before the works cited list, which should be arranged in alphabetical order.
  10. For the citation system and bibliographical references, see the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Bibliographic Reference Guide