Journal of Lusophone Studies: Announcements <p>The <em>Journal of Lusophone Studies</em> (formerly <em>ellipsis</em>) is the official journal of the <a href="" target="_self">American Portuguese Studies Association</a>. It is peer-reviewed and published twice a year.</p> <p>In keeping with the founding principles of APSA, the<em> Journal of Lusophone Studies</em> strives to foster the expansion and diffusion of knowledge on the peoples and cultures of Portuguese-speaking countries and diasporas. It achieves this by publishing the scholarly work of researchers from the around the world.</p> <p>The journal’s commitment to open access is an extension of APSA’s founding principles. It shows our support for the accelerated discovery of information through the unrestricted sharing of ideas, and it allows us to increase public enrichment through the free presentation of cutting-edge research on the languages, peoples, and cultures of countries where Portuguese is spoken.</p> en-US General: Search for New Executive Editor <p>After five+ years of joyful service to<em> JLS</em>, Vincent Barletta will be stepping down as Executive Editor after <em>JLS</em> 5.1 (Spring 2020). If you're interested in the position or would like to know more, please contact APSA President, Rex Nielson at <a href=""></a>.</p> Journal of Lusophone Studies 2020-01-01 Upcoming Issue: Special Dossier on Concretismo <p>With JLS 4.2 (Fall 2019) now available, we now turn to our next issue, which will feature a special dossier on <em>concretismo</em>, guest-edited by Prof. Nathaniel Wolfson (U of California, Berkeley). We hope to have this issue published by 15 May 2020, so please check back then!</p> Journal of Lusophone Studies 2020-01-01 Upcoming Issue: Forthcoming Special Dossier on Concretismo Journal of Lusophone Studies 2020-01-01