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PSRL pays homage to Prof. Maryellen Bieder

PSRL is proud to present a tribute to Prof. Maryellen Bieder, a pioneer in feminist approaches to canonical Spanish writer Emilia Pardo Bazán. Check HERE for details. 

PSRL Event April 2019
PSRL Authors Heneghan, Pereira-Muro, Versteeg and Editor Sánchez-Llama
PSRL Authors Dorota Heneghan, Carmen Pereira-Muro, Margot Versteeg and Series Editor Iñigo Sánchez-Llama


Book News

PSRL Book Presentation and Reception at IU Film Symposium for Bernadette Luciano, co-author of Reframing Italy
April 24, 2014, at Indiana University
The IU Cinema building was the site of a book presentation for Reframing Italy, the new book by Bernadette Luciano and Susanna Scarparo about women filmmakers in Italy. Co-author Bernadette Luciano spoke about their book and the experience of publishing with Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures and Purdue University Press. A reception was held that same evening in the Faculty Room of the University Club. The event was took place at the Fifth annual IU Film Symposium. The reception was co-sponsored by PSRL and the French and Italian Department of Indiana University. The presentation/reception was the 2014 offering in the annual PSRL event series. For more information, click on EXHIBITS above or visit here.

100th Volume in Combined PUMRL-PSRL Series
Published in Fall 2013

27 September 2013
PSRL is anxiously awaiting publication of the 100th volume of the combined Purdue University Monographs in Romance Languages (PUMRL)-Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures (PSRL) series, PSRL vol. 58, Sites of Disquiet: The Non-Space in Spanish American Short Narrative and Their Cinematic Transformations, by Ilka Keressner. Kressner's Sites of Disquiet is the latest in PSRL's collaboration with Purdue University Press. Between 1980 and 1992, as PUMRL, in collaboration with John Benjamins Publishing Company of Amsterdam and Philadelphia, the series published 42 volumes. In 1992 the series moved to Purdue University Press and changed its name to Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures. The first volume as PSRL appeared that same year. With the appearance of PSRL's volume 58, a combined total of 100 volumes have been published. For information on this volume, visit the volume's individual page.
—For information on the PUMRL (earlier) part of the series, click on  SERIES HISTORY.


PSRL books have won SEVERAL awards for literary and critical distinction. For a look at the awards, click here: Awards.

To submit a proposal

Authors interested in publishing with PSRL should first send a  proposal. Specifications for proposals are outlined here. The editors will examine the materials and, if interested, request the manuscript.

Please write to:
Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures, Stanley Coulter Hall,
640 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2039 USA.

See our submission guidelines here and manuscript requirements here.

Please note that PSRL requirements differ somewhat from
those of Purdue University Press.

Content last updated: April 12, 2017

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