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JOURNAL OF AFRICAN CHILDRENâ€™S & YOUTH LITERATURE (JACYL)
Associate Editors:Betsie van der Westhuizen, North West University, South
Chikoko Muponder, University of the
Witwatersrand, South Africa
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Journal African Childrenâ€™s & Youth Literature invites contributions
from Childrenâ€™s and Youth Literature theorists, practitioners, scholars
and graduate students.
Please email papers to the editor, Osayimwense Osa, at
Send a copy to the editor using the following address:
Osayimwense Osa, Editor
Journal African Childrenâ€™s & Youth Literature
Department of Languages and Literature
VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY
1 Hayden drive
Petersburg, Virginia 23806, USA
For almost eighteen years, JACYL has provided a forum for scholars in
African children's and youth literatures to share their ideas and findings
and promote the growth and development of scholarship in the genre.
We are interested in receiving essays in all aspects of childrenâ€™s and
youth literatures in Africa and in the African Diaspora. Case studies
illustrating the successful use of childrenâ€™s and youth literature in
indigenous African languages and the like are welcome.
The following is a list of some areas you might like to address:
â€¢ New directions in African childrenâ€™s literatures
â€¢ African Childrenâ€™s literature and the media
â€¢ Storytelling and African childrenâ€™s literature
â€¢ African Childrenâ€™s literature in African languages
â€¢ Online research in African childrenâ€™s and youth literatures
â€¢ African childrenâ€™s literature in the primary/elementary school.
â€¢ African childrenâ€™s literature in the high school
â€¢ African childrenâ€™s literature in colleges and universities.
â€¢ Interdisciplinary nature of African childrenâ€™s and youth
â€¢ Research into African childrenâ€™s and youth literatures in English,
French, Spanish, and in indigenous African languages.
â€¢ History, Roots, or Ancestry in African Childrenâ€™s and Youth
â€¢ African roots of world childrenâ€™s literatures.
â€¢ African childrenâ€™s and youth literature and AIDS.
Please note that this list is by no means exhaustive, and we welcome
submissions on any aspect of childrenâ€™s and youth literature in Africa, in
the African diaspora and in the international/global community.
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