CFP: [Postcolonial] Call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Uwazie
contact email: 


California State University, Sacramento
The college of Health & Human Services
The Center for African Peace & Conflict Resolution
The Pan African Studies Program
The 17th Annual African/Diaspora Conference

African Youth in America & Africa: Bridging the Gaps

To be held at California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA
May 1 - 3, 2008

This conference examines the state of African youth in the USA and Africa, with a focus on
discussing inter/ intracultural and group challenges, including crime and other conflicts.
Together, we will examine the prospects for bridging the gaps between African youth, as well as
identifying best practices and models for youth empowerment, leadership development, crime
prevention, networking, and family stability.

We strongly encourage submission of paper proposals that are based on case studies and best
practices on domestic and international youth issues: e.g. youth development and leadership,
peer relations, U.S.-African youth study abroad exchanges, community outreach, crime
prevention and peace building/peacemaking, peace education, African youth parenting; family;
art expression, media and value formation, African-African American relations, girl-child
education; Child soldiers; youth gangs/cults; etc.

Please include the following in your proposal: name, current position and institutional affiliation,
paper title, abstract (75 words maximum), your mailing address, email, phone and fax number.

You will be notified of acceptance by email. Selected papers will be considered for publication
and inclusion in the conference proceedings. We prefer presentations in English; but can
accommodate French speakers. The preliminary conference program will be available in
February at::

Participants are responsible for the conference registration fee of U.S. $50, plus their travel

Please email/fax/mail your proposal to:
Ernest Uwazie, Director, Center for African Peace & Conflict Resolution
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6085, USA.
TELEPHONE (916) 278 -6282; FAX (916) 278 -3429; EMAIL

Deadline for submission of proposals is NOVEMBER 29, 2007

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