Chican@ and Latin@ Studies

College of Letters & Science



Concientización is a student academic journal dedicated to promoting the study of Chican@ and Latin@ experience and thought. We are committed to creating alliances across boundaries of nation, race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexuality. Submissions include essays, poems, and artwork related to  Chican@/Latin@s in the United States. Concientización also gives students the opportunity to participate in the publication process as authors and editors. If you have questions regarding the journal, please contact Natalie Mena at



Previous Journals


Concientización 2015


Concientización 2013  Cover


Concientización 2012  Cover


Concientización 2011  Cover


Concientización 2010  Cover


Concientización 2009 


Concientización 2005


Concientización 2004


Copies of Concientización, vol. 3, nos. 1 & 2 (Winter/Spring 2006) are available on request from the Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program. Because of copyright limitations, this issue will not be available on our website. For a copy of the issue, please contact the Program at



Submission Information

Concientización accepts and publishes several types of work that are thoughtful, substantive, and scholarly in nature. These submissions can take the form of research study, scholarly compositions, reviews, poetry, and artwork.


Manuscript Submission and Review Process Overview

Author Submission Guidelines

Art Submission Guidelines



Editorial Review Board 

Concientiación is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, and we are currently seeking Graduate Students to provide feedback on submitted manuscripts. If you are interested in serving on our Editorial Board, please send a copy of your CV listing areas of academic expertise to the Coordinating Editor.  



Contact Us

If you have any questions concerning the submission or review process please email the Journal Editor at