Babel Afial


Proposals should be sent each year before 6th April 2018 to Jorge Figueroa Dorrego at:


Jorge Figueroa Dorrego
Faculty of Phylology and Translating
University Campus
36310 VIGO


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. Prospective authors should send their proposals via e-mail to the address below in two separate files: a) one containing the article, preceded by the author’s name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, two abstracts, and key words, and b) another containing only the title of the proposed article and information about the author (place of work, address, contact number, and e-mail address).
  2. Two anonymous hard-copy versions of the article should also be sent by normal post to the address below.
  3. Abstracts should be produced in 2 languages: English (to be placed first) and Spanish or Galician. Each version should not exceed 150 words.
  4. These abstracts should be followed by Key Words, also in 2 languages and in the same order as the above.
  5. Articles may be written in any of the following languages: German, Spanish, Galician or English.
  6. Articles may not exceed 20 pages in length, including bibliographies and notes.
  7. Font size: 12 throughout the article, including notes.
  8. Spacing: double, except for abstracts and notes, which should be presented with single spacing.
  9. Font Type: Times New Roman throughout.
  10. Title: Bold Type and Capitals.
  11. Headings and sections within the article: Bold Type, capitals and numbers (1..2., 3., etc).
  12. Subheadings within sections: lower case, Bold type and numbers (1.1, 1.2, 1.3, etc).
  13. Notes should appear immediately after the main body of the article under the heading NOTES. They should be followed by the bibliography, in alphabetical order and under the heading WORKS CITED.
  14. Bibliography should be set out following the model below:

    Culler, J. 1975 Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics and the Study of Literature. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul
    Graham, J.W. 1975 “Point of view in The Waves: Some services of the style en S. Lewis, ed. Virginia Woolf. A Collection of Criticism. New York: McGraw-Hill
    Guiora, A., R. Brannon y C. Dull 1972 “Empathy and second language learning”. Language Learning. 22:111-130
  15. If you refer to a text or an article consulted on Internet, please indicate the exact date on which it was accessed. For example:

    Dahlgren, M. 1993 “From Narratology to Pragmatics: Narrators, Focalizers and Reflectors in Some Works by William Faulkner”, BABEL a.f.i.a.l. Consultado o 20/10/2015