Tinkuy was first published in 2005 by the Hispanic Studies section of the Department of Literatures and Modern Languages (Université de Montréal). The journal circulates the results of research conducted by professors and students at the University of Montreal, as well as by students, professors and colleagues from other universities in North America, Latin America and Europe.

The journal aims to create a place for theoretical and methodological debate and attempts to provide a conceptual platform for Hispanic Studies in the areas of Linguistics and Literature. This periodical a biannual publication and each number is edited by a professor of the Hispanic Studies section.

Editorial Board


Juan Carlos Godenzzi


Luis Fernando Rubio


Óscar Zabala

Advisory Board (Université de Montréal)

Anahí Alba de la Fuente

Ana Belén Martín Sevillano

Olga Nedvyga

Enrique Pato

Graphic Design

Carolina Barbosa Luna

Proofreading and Style  

Daphné Morin

Eduardo González

Anahí Martínez


Margot Olivera

Social Media

Cassandra Portugais Hoyos

Jacqueline Avila Alvarez 

Editorial Board

Anahí Martínez

Daphné Morin

David Arias

Eduardo González

Jacqueline Avila Alvarez 



Daphné Morin


Minerva García

Scientific Committee


Carola Mick (Université de Paris, Ceped)
Azucena Palacios (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Guillermo Soto (Universidad de Chile)
Aldo Olate (Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco)
Marleen Haboud (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador)
Angelita Martínez (Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Argentina)
Adriana Speranza (Universidad Nacional de Moreno, Argentina)
Catherine Poupeney-Hart (Université de Montréal)
Nicolas Beauclair (Université de Montréal)
Ana María Davis (Universidad de Sevilla)
Philipp Dankel (Universität Basel)
Felipe Hasler (Universidad de Chile)
Mauro Mendoza (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Malva Flores (
Jéssica Romero (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
Rocío Caravedo (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
Álvaro Ezcurra (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
Laura Morgenthaler-Garcia (Ruhr Universität Bochum)
Ricardo Andrade (University of Pennsylvania)
Raúl Bendezú Araujo (Freie Universität Berlin)
Piero Costa (Universidad de Verona)
Adrián Freja de la Hoz (Universidad Tecnológica y Pedagógica de Tunja [UPTC])
Iván Vicente Padilla Chasing (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Juan David Escobar (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Marco Antonio Lovón (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos)
Andrés Napurí (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos)
Liz Moreno (Idaho State University)
Manuel Zelada (Universidad de Ottawa)
Nae Hanashiro (Universidad de Toronto)
Daniel Romero (Vanderbilt University)
Claudia Crespo (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)

Editorial Guidelines


Style Sheet for authors

  1. Articles and book reviews should be submitted in a single Word file via email to the following address: revista.tinkuy@gmail.com.
  1. Contributions may be written in Spanish, French or English
  1. The text should be submitted in 1.5 line spacing and used a 12-point Times New Roman font for the main text and 10 for footnotes.
  1. Articles length should be between 5000 and 8000 words, including references and footnotes.
  1. Article titles should be centred and written in capital letters using a 14-point Times New Roman font. An unnumbered note at the end of the title can be used for author’s acknowledgments and general information about the article. In this case, the asterisk should be used as a symbol (*).
  1. Author’s names should be centred and written under the title. The institutional affiliation should be written under the author’s name.
  1. In a separate sheet at the beginning of the article, 2 abstracts should be included, one in Spanish and the other in English, and their length must be between 75 and 100 words. The abstracts should be headed with the title RESUMEN / ABSTRACT (bold and capital letters). Just before each abstract, between 5 and 8 keywords must be appended also in bold letters.
  1. Text structure must follow a numbering in Arabic characters followed by a period and space (1. Introduction; 2.; 2.1; 2.2; 3. etc.). Unnumbered subtitles should be marked into bulletins (•), aligned to the left and presented in italics.
  1. Examples should be numbered in Arabic characters written in brackets (1).
  1. Book review length should be between 2000 y 3000 words. The author’s name must be indicated at the end of each review, and academic affiliation must be written under the name. Submissions on books whose publication date does exceed five years old will not be accepted.
  1. Book reviews must have the complete reference of the book placed as a headed, following the next order: Author. Title. Editor, coordinator or translator’s name. Edition. City: Publisher, year. Total pages (Hernández, Esther. Lexicografía hispano-amerindia  1550-1800. Catálogo descriptivo de los vocabularios del español y las lenguas indígenas americanas. Madrid/Frankfurt am Main: Iberoamericana/Vervuert. 240 pp.).
  1. There will be only footnotes (endnotes are not allowed) to provide explanation or elaboration of the text and to cite additional sources. Notes should be placed before punctuation marks unless it’s a reference made using quotation marks. In that case, they must be placed after.
  1. All quotations and references should follow the MLA style (https://bib.umontreal.ca/citer/styles-bibliographiques/mla). 
  1. At the end of the evaluation process, authors will be asked to submit figures and tables files that the document may have.

Editorial Policy

What is published?

Tinkuy. Boletín de investigación y debate is an academic journal committed to the diffusion of knowledge about the Latin American world. With a periodicity of six months, it publishes scientific articles written in Spanish, French or English from all relevant disciplines reflecting on the histories, languages and cultures of the Latin American territory and its inhabitants. 

Evaluation process

All contributions received will be submitted to an evaluation process that seeks to ensure the quality of the published texts.

  1. First review

The editorial committee reviews the contributions received to ensure that they comply with the basic requirements stipulated in the Style sheet for authors. At this stage, the committee may reject the work and return it to the author without peer review.

  1. Peer review

If the contributions meet the minimum requirements, they will be submitted to a double-blind peer review. If necessary, a third reviewer will be assigned to resolve any discrepancies.

  1. Results of the review

All authors who have submitted a contribution that has passed the first review will receive a report with the result of the evaluation, as well as the critical comments of the peer reviewers.

Authors will receive one of five possible outcomes:

  1. Contribution accepted without changes or with minimal adjustments: the manuscript does not need or needs modifications, generally stylistic, to be published.
  2. Contribution accepted with minor changes: the manuscript must be modified according to the comments of the peer reviewers.
  3. Contribution accepted if the contributor makes general changes to the text: the manuscript needs to be carefully reviewed and adjusted according to the evaluators’ comments, as well as justification, if the contributor decides to reject the recommendations made.
  4. Contribution acceptable if major changes are made: the manuscript is returned to the author and he/she is recommended to readjust his/her contribution without any commitment to publish. If the author decides to resubmit the text, it will be submitted to a new evaluation process.
  5. Unacceptable contribution: the manuscript will not be published.

Policy on open access

Tinkuy. Boletín de investigación y debate publishes both original and unpublished articles in the open-access modality. All our articles are available for free consultation from the journal’s first issue.

We are committed to the diffusion of open and widely available knowledge, there is no charge for the submission or processing of articles.

By submitting their articles, authors consent to the journal Tinkuy. Boletín de investigación y debate the right to publish their work under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). With this license, third parties are allowed to distribute, mix, adjust and build upon their work, even for commercial purposes, as long as the authorship of the original creation is acknowledged.

Authors retain copyrights on the article.

If the authors wish to republish a previously published article, they must commit themselves to consign the date of original publication in Tinkuy, as well as to notify the journal of the republishing.