CFP: Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (5/14/05; encyclopedia)

full name / name of organization: 
Noelle.Searcy_at_oberlin.edu
contact email: 
Noelle.Searcy@oberlin.edu

Call for Contributors

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas
Publisher: ABC-Clio, Incorporated

Deadline for receipt of all entries: May 14, 2005

ABC-Clio, Incorporated seeks contributors for its latest installment in a
series of encyclopedias treating Africa and the African diaspora. ABC-Clio
is a well-known and authoritative publisher of educational and reference
products that focus on history and social studies resources for the
student, teacher and librarian in universities an secondary schools.

Scope:
The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas will provide information
concerning the important historical, political and cultural links between
the African continent and North America, South America, and the Caribbean.
The Encyclopedia will be an important resource tool primarily focusing on
the needs of secondary school students. Consequently, contributors should
be aware of their target audience and write their entries accordingly. We
are requesting relatively short entries of 300-500 words. Each contributor
will receive full author credit. Graduate students are strongly encouraged
to contribute.

Entries must include:
Documentation of cited works
List of recommended readings (brief)

Contact information:

Dr. Kim Maurice Searcy
ksearcy_at_oberlin.edu

Cabral, Amilcar (250)
Cameroon (1500)
Canada and the Black Community (2500)
Candomblé

Capitalism and Slavery (Eric Williams) (250)
Capoeira (250)
Caribbean (Commerce) (2500)
Caribbean (Ecology) (2500)
Caribbean (History) (2500)
Caribbean (Literature) (2500)
Caricom (500)
Carnivale (250)
Carver, George Washington (250)
Casas, Bartolome de Las (250)
Castro, Fidel (500)
Catholicism (250)
Ceddo (250)
Central African Republic (1500)
Cesaire, Aime (250)
Ceuta, Conquest of (250)
Chad (1500)
Chicago Defender (250)
Christianity

Church Missionary Society (250)
Clemente, Roberto

Cliff, Michelle (250)
Clothing (500)
Coal (250)
Cobalt (250)
Cocoa (trade) (250)
Coffee (trade) (250)
Colombia (1500)
Colonialism/ Anti-Colonial Movements (2500)
Colored Farmers Alliance

Coloured Methodist Episcopal (250)
Columbus, Christopher

Compangie de Senegal (250)
Congo (1500)
Congo, Democratic Republic of (1500)
CORE - Congress of Racial Equality (250)
Coromantee (500)
Costa Rica (1500)
Cote D'Ivoire (1500)
Cotton (250)
Creole Revolt (250)
Creole/Criollo (500)
Crisis (250)
Cruz, Celia
Cuba (1500)
Cudjoe (250)
Cush Kingdom

Dahomey (500)
Dance (1500)
Danticat, Edwidge (250)
Dash, Julie (250)
Debt (1000)
Decolonization (1000)
Delaney, Martin R. (250)
Demerara Slave Revolt (1823) (500)
Dessalines, Jean Jaques (250)
Diamonds (250)
Diaspora (Communities) (1000)
Diaspora (History) (1000)
Diaspora (Labor) (1000)
Diaspora (Literature) (1000)
Dinka

Diop, Cheikh Anta

Djibouti (1500)
Doe, Samuel (250)
Dogon (500)
Dominica (1500)
Dominican Republic (1500)
Douglass, Frederick (500)
Drama/Theater (2000)
Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) (250)
Du Bois, W E B (500)
Dutch Antilles (1500)
Dyula (500)
Economic History (2500)
Economics (Corporations and Finance) (2500)
Economics (Trade Relations) (2500)
ECOWAS (500)
Ecuador (1500)
Ecuador (1500)
Edo (500)
Education (Colleges and Universities) (1500)
Egypt (1500)
El Salvador (1500)
Ellison, Ralph (250)
Emancipation (1000)
Emancipation Proclamation (250)
English, African American Vernacular (1000)
Epidmeology-Africa
Equatorial Guinea (1500)
Equiano, Olaudah (250)
Eritrea (1500)
Estevan
Ethiopia (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (Africa) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (Atlantic Ocean) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (Caribbean) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (Latin America) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (North America) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (South America) (1500)
Falashas
Fanti (500)
Fard, W.D.
Farrakhan, Louis
Fedeon Rebellion (500)
Film (Africa) (1000)
Film (Atlantic Ocean) (1000)
Film (Caribbean) (1000)
Film (Latin America) (1000)
Film (North America) (1000)
Film (South America) (1000)
Five Percent Nation
Fodio, Uthman Dan
Folklore (Africa) (1000)
Folklore (Caribbean) (1000)
Folklore (Latin America) (1000)
Folklore (North America) (1000)
Folklore (South America) (1000)
Free Trade Zones (250)
Free Trade/ Trade Liberalization (2000)
Freedmen's Bureau (250)
Freemasonry
Fugitive Slave Law
Fulani (people)
Gabon (1500)
Gambia (1500)
Garifana (language/people) (spelling??)
Garvey, Marcus (500)
Geechee (500)
Georgia Sea Islands
German Coast Uprising (1811) (500)
Ghana (1500)
Ghana Empire
Gold Coast (1000)
Good Neighbor Policy (250)
Goree (500)
Great Migration, The (250)
Green Revolution (500)
Griot (500)
Gronniosaw, Ukawsaw (250)
Guadeloupe (1500)
Guatemala (1500)
Guevara, Ernesto "Che" (500)
Guiana, French (1500)
Guinea-Bisseau (1500)
Gullah (500)
Guyana (1500)
Haiti (1500)
Haitian Revolution (1500)
Haley, Alex (250)
Harlem Renaissance (1500)
Hausa (Language) (500)
Hausa (People) (500)
Hausa uprising (500)
Head, Bessie (250)
Hermosa Case (1840) (250)
Hip Hop
Hispaniola Slave Revolt (1521) (500)
Honduras (1500)
Hughes, Langston (250)
Humanitarian Assistance (2000)
Hutu
Ibo (Igbo) (500)
Ifa Oracle (250)
Igbo (500)
IMF - International Monetary Fund (1000)
Imperialism (2500)
Indigo (250)
Islam, African American (2000)
Islam-African
Izibongo (500)
Jackson, Jesse
Jacobs, Harriet (250)
Jamaica (1500)
Jazz (1500)
Johnson, James Weldon (250)
Jonkunnu (500)
Journal of Negro History (250)
Judaism (500)
Juneteenth (250)
Kalabari (500)
Kanem-Bornu (empire)
Kaunda, Kenneth (250)
kente cloth (250)
Kenya (1500)
Kenyatta, Jomo (250)
Kerner Commission Report (250)
Khosian (500)
Kikuyu (500)
King Jr, Martin Luther (500)
Kongo (500)
L'Ouverture, Toussaint (500)
Languages (2500)
Latin America (2500)
League of Nations (500)
Leeward Islands (1500)
Lemba (500)
Leopold II, King
Lesotho (1500)
Libya (1500)
Linguistics (1500)
Locke, Alain (250)
Loyalists (500)
Lumumba, Patrice (500)
Lutheran Church (250)
Mad Mullah
Madagascar (1500)
Mahdi
Maji-Maji Rebellion
Malcolm X (500)
Mali (1500)
Mali (empire-medieval)
Mandela, Nelson (500)
Mandingo (500)
Mansfield Case (250)
Marimba (250)
Maroon Societies (1000)
Marrant, John (250)
Marti, Jose (250)
Martinique (1500)
Marxism (1500)
Masai (500)
Mau Mau Rebellion
Mauritania (1500)
Mauritius (1500)
Medicine (2000)
Mende (500)
Mexico (1500)
Middle Passage (1500)
Military Affairs (Colonial Armies) (500)
Military Affairs (Colonial Wars) (500)
Missionaries (1000)
Monroe Doctrine (500)
Monseratt (1500)
Morant Bay Rebellion (500)
Morocco (1500)
Morrish Science Temple
Morrison, Toni (500)
Movimento Negor Unificado (500)
Mozambique (1500)
Muhammad, Elijah
Muhammad, Warith Deen
Musa (Mansa) (500)
Music (2500)
Mythology (1000)
NAACP (500)
Naipaul, V.S.
Namibia (1500)
Naming Practices (500)
Nanny (250)
Nation of Islam
Ndebele (500)
Negritude (1000)
Neocolonialism (1000)
Ngugi wa Thiong'o (250)
Niagara Movement (250)
Nicaragua (1500)
Niger (1500)
Nigeria (1500)
Nkrumah, Kwame (250)
North America (2500)
Nubia
Nuer (500)
OAS - Organization of American States (1000)
OAU - Organization of African Unity (1000)
Obeah (500)
Ogun (500)
Okri, Ben (500)
Operation PUSH (250)
Oral Tradition
Organization of Afro-American Unity
Orisha (500)
Oroonoko (250)
Palmares (500)
Pan Africanism (1500)
Pan-African Conference (London 1900) (500)
Panama (1500)
Paraguay (1500)
Pasha, Muhammad Ali
Patois (500)
Peace Corps (1000)
Petroleum (500)
Peul (language)
Philosophy (2500)
piezas de Indias (500)
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) (250)
Poetry and Poetics (1000)
Politics-Africa
Port Chicago (CA) race riot (250)
Port Royal Experiment (250)
Post-Colonial Literature (1500)
Post-Colonial Studies (1500)
Protestantism (500)
Provision Grounds (slave gardens) (250)
Puerto Rico (1500)
Quakers (500)
Quilombo (500)
Race (History of) (2000)
Racism (2000)
Racism, World Conference Against (1000)
Radio MARTI (250)
Rainbow Coalition (250)
Rap Music
Rastafarianism (500)
Reggae (500)
Religion (Africa) (2000)
Religion (Caribbean) (2000)
Religion (Latin America) (2000)
Religion (North America) (2000)
Religion (South America (2000)
Reparations (Colonialism) (1000)
Reparations (Slavery) (1000)
Revolutionary War, American (1000)
Robeson, Paul (250)
Rodney, Walter (250)
Rum (250)
Rwanda (1500)
Sadat, Anwar El (500)
Sailors (1000)
Saint Kitts and Nevis (1500)
Saint Kitts and Nevis Revolt 1639 (500)
Salsa and Timba (250)
Salt (250)
Samba (250)
Sanchez, Sonia
Santeria (500)
Sao Tome and Principe (500)
Saramaka (250)
Saro-Wiwa, Ken
Scat (250)
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso
SCLC - Southern Christian Leadership Conference (250)
Scottsboro Boys (250)
Secret Societies
Segregation (1000)
Selassie, Haile (250)
Seminole Indians and Africans (500)
Senegal (1500)
Senghor, Leopold Sedar
Shabazz, Betty
Shadrach Fugitive Slave case (250)
Shaka Zulu
Shakur, Assatta
Shakur, Tupac
Sharpeville Massacre
Shilluk (People)
Sierra Leone (1500)
Sierra Leone Company (500)
Sissulu, Walter
Slave Narratives (1500)
Slave Revolts/ Marronage (1500)
Slave Ships (1500)
Slave Trade (1500)
Slavery (Economics) (1500)
Slavery (History) (1500)
Slavery (Sociology) (1500)
Slavery, African (2500)
Slavery, Caribbean (2500)
Slavery, Latin American (2500)
Slavery, North American (2500)
Slavery, South American (2500)
Smithsonian African Art Museum (500)
SNCC - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (250)
soccer (500)
Socialism (African)
Sokoto Caliphate
Somalia (1500)
Songhai (500)
Songhay (medieval empire)
Soukous (250)
South Africa (1500)
South America (2000)
South America (2500)
Soyinka, Wole (250)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1500)
Stono Rebellion (500)
Structural Adjustment (500)
Sudan (1500)
Sudan (1500)
Sudan (country)
Sudan (region)
Sugar (250)
Sundiata
Sundiata Epic
Surinam (1500)
Surinam (1500)
Swahili (500)
Swaziland (1500)
Tacky's Revolt (500)
Talking Drums (250)
Tango (250)
Tanzania (1500)
Taylor, Charles (250)
Timbuktu (250)
Tituba (250)
Togo (1500)
Toomer, Jean (250)
Toure, Sekou
TransAfrica (250)
Trelawney Town Maroons (250)
Trinidad and Tobago (1500)
Truth, Sojourner (250)
Tubman, Harriet (250)
Tulsa Race Riot (250)
Tuna (250)
Tunisia (1500)
Turner, Nat (250)
Tuskegee Airmen (250)
Tuskegee Institute (250)
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment (250)
Tutsi
Tutu, Desmond (500)
Uganda (1500)
Umoja (African Unity)
UNESCO (500)
United Church of Christ (250)
United Fruit Company (250)
United Nations (1500)
United States (2500)
United States Colored Troops (USCT) (250)
Universal Negro Improvement Association (500)
Universal Races Congress (London 1911) (500)
Uruguay (1500)
US Virgin Islands (1500)
USA for Africa (250)
Venezuela (1500)
Virgin Islands (1500)
Voice of America (250)
Walcott, Derek
Walker, Alice (250)
Washington, Booker T (500)
Wedderburn, Robert (250)
Wells, Ida B (250)
West African Students Union (500)
West India Regiments (250)
West Indian Federation (1000)
Wheatley, Phillis (250)
Wideman, John Edgar (250)
Windward Islands (1500)
Wolof (500)
World Anti-Slavery Conference, 1840 (250)
World Anti-Slavery Conference, 1843 (250)
World Bank (1000)
World War I (1000)
World War II (1000)
Xhosa (500)
Yanga (500)
Yoruba (500)
Zimbabwe (1500)
Zong Incident (250)
Zulu (500)
Zydeco (250)
Africa (Ecology) (2500)
African American History (2500)
African History (East) (2000)
African History (North) (2000)
African History (Sub Saharan) (2000)
African History (West) (2000)
African Institution, The (250)
African Literature (2500)
African Squadron (250)
African Times and Orient Review (1912-1920) (250)
Africare (250)
Afrocentrism (750)
Afrofuturism (500)
Age Grades

Agriculture (2000)
Aidoo, Ama Ata
Akram, Wali

Ali, Muhammed (250)
Ali, Noble Drew
Al-Qaddafi, Moammar

American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission (250)
American Missionary Association (500)
Apprenticeship (1200)
Archaeology (1000)
Architecture (1000)
Asante, Molefi (500)
Ashmun Institute (Lincoln University) (250)
Atlantic Ocean (Commerce) (500)
Atlantic Ocean (Ecology) (500)
Atlantic Ocean (Travel) (500)
Atlantic Port Cities (1000)
Atlantic World (2500)

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