Celebrating Chinua Achebe & African Languages, Literatures, Arts and Cultures beyond the Continent: The 60th Anniversary of Things Fall Apart

deadline for submissions: 
May 29, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Norfolk State University and SEALLF (South East African Languages and Literatures Forum
contact email: 

CFP for the 9th Annual Conference of the South East African Languages and Literatures Forum (SEALLF) from October 5th to October 6th, 2018, Department of English and Foreign Languages at Norfolk State University, Norfolk VA, USA: Celebrating Chinua Achebe & African Languages, Literatures, Arts and Cultures beyond the Continent: The 60th Anniversary of Things Fall Apart.
 
Deadline for submissions:                                           May 29, 2018
Notification of acceptance date:                                June 30, 2018
Name of hosting organization partners:                   Norfolk State University/South East African Languages and Literatures Forum
Contact email for questions, assistance, and submissions:                                        SEALLF@nsu.edu                The following panels invite abstract submissions of one paragraph, including a separate one or two sentence summary of that paragraph for inclusion in conference program if your work is accepted, for papers examining original approaches to Chinua Achebe’s work Things Fall Apart. Any connection to the theme of the conference, or to any of the six individual panels, is warmly invited. Please include the name of your paper submission in the subject line of your emailed submission, and include your abstract, the one sentence summary, and your name and preferred contact information in the body of your email and in an attachment in .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .rtf format only. Thank you!  1.      Remembering Chinua Achebe
2.      Links Between African American and African Women Writers
3.      African Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures
4.      The Challenges Confronting Black Colleges and Universities in teaching African Cultures, Literatures, and History
5.      Promoting the Teaching and Learning of World Languages in Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States
6.      Building Walls and Building Bridges
 Upon acceptance of your paper submission, the pre-registration fee will be due by August 15, 2018.
Fees are (1) $25.00 for students, $50.00 for members, and $75.00 for non-members -- pre-registration; and (2) $35.00 for students, $65.00 for members, and $90.00 for non-members – on-site registration.