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UPDATE: Black Diaspora Drama Biographies (no deadline noted; database)

updated: 
Saturday, October 20, 2001 - 5:14pm
Jeremy Caleb Johnson

(This announcement updates a prior announcement; 80+ authors still
available.)

Biographical Entries Sought: Black Diaspora Drama

Alexander Street Press seeks short biographical entries for inclusion in its
BLACK DRAMA database.

Alexander Street Press--an electronic publishing firm noted for its Civil
War Letters and Diaries and for North American Women’s Letters and
Diaries--is publishing a full-text searchable database titled BLACK DRAMA.
Integrating rare, hard-to-find plays and popular, widely-produced plays by
Blacks and about Blacks, BLACK DRAMA encompasses the work of playwrights
from the U.K., the Caribbean, the U.S. and Canada, and Anglophone Africa.

CFP: Black Diaspora Drama Biographies (no deadline noted; database)

updated: 
Friday, September 14, 2001 - 9:40pm
Jeremy Caleb Johnson

Biographical Entries Sought: Black Diaspora Drama

Alexander Street Press seeks short biographical entries for inclusion in its
BLACK DRAMA database.

Alexander Street Press—an electronic publishing firm noted for its Civil War
Letters and Diaries and for North American Women’s Letters and Diaries—is
publishing a full-text searchable database titled BLACK DRAMA. Integrating
rare, hard-to-find plays and popular, widely-produced plays by Blacks and
about Blacks, BLACK DRAMA encompasses the work of playwrights from the U.K.,
the Caribbean, the U.S. and Canada, and Anglophone Africa.

UPDATE: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa (no deadline noted; journal)

updated: 
Monday, July 3, 2000 - 9:37pm
L De Kock

This CFP, almost identical to one sent earlier, is has been slightly
edited to make it more user-friendly for US scholars. The changes occur in
the final sentence under category 1 below and in the penultinmate
paragraph overall.

CALL FOR PAPERS

*scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa* wishes to invite
papers on the following topics for its forthcoming issues:

1. The end of theory?

CFP: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa (no deadline noted; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2000 - 7:13pm
L De Kock

Call for papers

scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa wishes to invite
papers on the following topics for its forthcoming issues:

1. The end of theory?

The editors invite contributions which address the seeming exhaustion with
successive waves of theory to legitimate and strengthen the practices of
literary and cultural criticism. We are more than happy here to consider
contemporary contexts other than southern Africa.

2. The semiotics of sports narratives

CFP: Literature in the African Diaspora (no deadline noted; journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2000 - 6:54pm
Afaa Michael Weaver

Obsidian Is in Its 25th Anniversary Year

Founded in 1975 by Alvin Aubert at SUNY-Purchase,
Obsidian, the academic journal of black creative writing,
is now in its 25th anniversary year.

Each Editor changes the numbering of the journal.
The new editor is Afaa M. Weaver (b.Michael S. Weaver),
the poet and playwright. As the third Editor, after
Alvin Aubert and Jerry Barax, Obsidian is now:
Obsidian III/Literature in the African Diaspora. The
journal is based in Raleigh, North Carolina at
NC State University.

HIGHLIGHTS OF CURRENT ISSUE

CFP: Sonia Sanchez (journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 1999 - 2:29am
Frenzella E. De Lancey

BMa: The Sonia Sanchez Literary Review invites submissions on any aspect of
poet Sonia Sanchez's work.

As a poet who emerged during the height of the Black Arts Movement, Sonia
Sanchez produced powerful poetry for nearly three decades.

Published twice yearly, BMa maintains a rolling enrollment. However, among the
issues we'd like to address in 2001 &2002 are:

                Quest themes in Sanchez's work

                Pedagogical issues involved in teaching Sanchez's work

                And close studies of her poetic style.

CFP: African Literatures (various; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, November 20, 1999 - 9:38pm
Katrina Daly Thompson

VOICES
The Wisconsin Review of African Literatures

Call for Papers

Deadline for Issue 3: 1 March 2000 Deadline for Issue 4: 1 October 2000.

We invite the submission of articles, essays, book reviews of recently
published works, translations and original creative works (short stories,
poetry, art, drama, renderings of oral narratives).

Written in: Languages of Africa (as well as English, French, Portuguese,
Spanish, German).

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