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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Spanish and Portuguese

UC Berkeley

Policies for Submissions

Who Can Submit

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UCB. For additional information, please contact


A paper may be updated or removed from public view by sending a request to the system administrator at However, a citation to the original version of the paper will always remain on the site.

Author Review

Authors are asked to review PDFs created from their papers within two weeks of being sent the PDF. At this stage, we're unable to make any changes beyond the rare error that occurs in PDF conversion.

Rights and Permissions

Before submitting a paper to the repository, please be sure that all necessary permissions have been cleared. You retain the copyright to your paper and grant us the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that you may also publish it elsewhere.

It is necessary that you agree to the terms of publishing in the repository listed in the author agreement, to wit, that all items submitted and approved by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese may be downloaded freely by any user with no restrictions whatsoever.