CFP: Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Literature (5/30/07; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tarshia Stanley
contact email: 
tstanley@spelman.edu

Call For Contributors ? The Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Literature

Contributors are sought for a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2008.

The work, tentatively titled, The Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Literature,
will consist of approximately 200 entries. Each entry will vary in
length from 500-3000 words. The entire volume will be approximately
180,000 words or 400 pages and will be illustrated.

If interested please send an email indicating your 1st, 2nd and 3rd
choice of preferred entries; institutional affiliation and status;
telephone numbers; preferred email address; and mailing address to
tstanley_at_spelman.edu. Contributors are encouraged to write multiple
entries.

Confirmation of assigned entries, a sample entry, guidelines and a
description of the work will be mailed to all contributors. Once
participation and entry choices are confirmed each contributor will
receive a contract from Greenwood Press. All participants will receive a
copy of the reference work as an honorarium.

Entries are due May 30, 2007.

Post queries should be sent to:

Tarshia L. Stanley, Ph.D.
Department of English
Box 745
Spelman College
Atlanta GA 30314
404-270-5578
tstanley_at_spelman.edu

Entry List and Length:

1. Addicted (500)
2. Adolescent Literature and Primers (1000)
3. Afeni Shakur: Evolution of a Revolutionary (500)
4. African American/Black Pulp Fiction (2500)
5. African American Literature (2500)
6. Angry Blonde (see Eminem)
7. Autobiography of Malcolm Ex, The (1000)
8. Banks, L. A. (500)
9. Baisden, Michael (500)
10. Barrino, Fantasia (500)
11. Beck, Robert (see Iceberg Slim)
12. Best American Hip-Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years, The
(500)
13. Between God and Gangsta Ra: Bearing Witness to Black Culture
 (500)
14. Blaxploitation (Era, Film, Literature) (2500)
15. Black Book Clubs (1500)
16. Black Girl Magazine (see Kenya J. James)
17. Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America
(750)
18. Black Popular Culture (750)
19. Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New
 Racism (750)
20. Billingsley, ReShonda Tate (500)
21. Brothers Gonna Work It Out: Sexual Politics in the Golden Age of
Rap Nationalism (500)
22. Brown, Cupcake (500)
23. Brown, Perry ?Ebonysatin? (500)
24. Bulletproof Diva: Tales of Race, Sex and Hair (500) (see Lisa
Jones)
25. Business of Publishing Hip Hop Literature, The (2500)
26. Bynoe, Yvonne (750)
27. Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation (500)
28. Chang, Jeff (750)
29. Check It While I Wreck It Black: Womanhood, Hip-Hop Culture, and
the Public Sphere (750)
30. Chedeya, Farai (750)
31. Cheekes, Shonda (500)
32. Cheetah Girls (1000)
33. Chuck D. (750)
34. Coldest Winter Ever, The (2000)
35. College Courses in Hip Hop Literature (1500)
36. Collins, Patricia Hill (750)
37. Confessions of a Video Vixen (see Karrine Steffans)
38. Cobb, William Jelani (750)
39. Davis, Anthony C. (500)
40. Dickey, Eric Jerome (750)
41. Diggs, Anita Doreen (500)
42. Dopefiend: The Story of a Black Junkie (750)
43. Draper, Sharon (500)
44. Dying Ground, The (500)
45. Dyson, Michael Eric (750)
46. E.A.R.L. The Autobiography of DMX (500)
47. Eminem (750)
48. Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture (750)
49. Fabulosity (500)
50. Forman, Murray (500)
51. From Pieces to Weight: Once Upon a Time in Southside Queens
 (500)
52. From Totems to Hip Hop: A Multi-Cultural Anthology of Poetry
Across the Americas, 1900-2002 (500)
53. Flake, Sharon D. (500)
54. Flyy Girl (500)
55. Gangsta? Lit ( see Urban Fiction)
56. George, Nelson (750)
57. Girls from Da Hood (500)
58. Giovanni, Nikki (750)
59. Goines, Donald (2500)
60. G-Unit Publishing (750)
61. Haunting of Hip Hop , The (500)
62. Hardrick, Jackie (500)
63. Harris, E. Lynn (750)
64. Hip Hop America (500)
65. Hip Hop Autobiography (2000)
66. Hip Hop Biography (1500)
67. Hip Hop Blogs (1000)
68. Hip Hop Comics (1000)
69. Hip Hop Culture (3000)
70. Hip Hop Detective/Mystery Fiction (500)
71. Hip Hop Erotica (1500)
72. Hip Hop Film (2500)
73. 8 mile (500)
74. Baby Boy (500)
75. Beat Street (750)
76. Belly (500)
77. Breakin? (500)
78. Brown Sugar (500)
79. Boyz N the Hood (750)
80. Hustle and Flow (750)
81. Just Another Girl on the IRT (500)
82. Menace II Society (500)
83. Krush Groove (750)
84. Hip Hop Gay/Lesbian Fiction (500)
85. Hip Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in
African-American Culture (500)
86. Hip Hop Graphic Novels (500)
87. Hip Hop Operas/Hip Hoperas (500)
88. Hip Hop Horror Fiction (500)
89. Hip-Hop, Inc.: Success Strategies of the Rap Moguls (500)
90. Hip Hop Literature (3000)
91. Hip Hop Music (2500)
92. Hip Hop Vernacular (1500)
93. Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur (750)
94. Holmes, Shannon (500)
95. Honey Magazine (500)
96. Hooks, bell (1000)
97. Hopkinson, Natalie (500)
98. How to Succeed in the Publishing Game (500)
99. Hunt, La Jill (500)
100. Iceberg Slim (2500)
101. I Make My Own Rules (500)
102. Iceberg Slim: The Life as Art (500)
103. In the Midst of It All (500)
104. Invisibility Blues (500)
105. James, Kenya Jordana (750)
106. Jones, Lisa (750)
107. Jones, Sarah (750)
108. Jones, Shannon (500)
109. Kelly, Robin D. G. (750)
110. Kelly, Norman (500)
111. Kennedy, Erica (500)
112. Alicia Keys (500)
113. Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Black Woman (See Queen
Latifah)
114. Let That Be the Reason (500)
115. Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God (500)
116. Love Don?t Live Here No More (500)
117. Low Road: The Life and Legacy of Donald Goines (500)
118. Life is Not a Fairy Tale (see Fantasia Barrino)
119. Literary Criticism (2000)
120. Literary Fiction (2000)
121. Manchild in the Promised Land (750)
122. Medina, Tony (500)
123. Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America (500)
124. Moments, the Minutes, the Hours: The Poetry of Jill Scott (see
Jill Scott)
125. Moore, Jessica Care (750)
126. Moore, Natalie (500)
127. Moore, Stephanie Perry (750)
128. Morgan, Joan (1500)
129. Myers, Walter Dean (1000)
130. Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim, The (500)
131. Neal, Mark Anthony (1000)
132. No Disrespect (500)
133. Old School Books Publishing Company (500)
134. Other Men?s Wives (500)
135. Pimp: The Story of My Life (1000)
136. Pen, Queen (500)
137. Perry, Imani (500)
138. Postmodernism (1500)
139. Powell, Kevin (750)
140. Precocioustymes Entertainment (500)
141. Prisoner?s Wife, The (500)
142. Push (500)
143. Queen of the Scene (500)
144. Reed, Ishmael (750)
145. Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black Cinema
(500)
146. Richardson, Elaine (500)
147. Right On Magazine (500)
148. Rivera, Raquel Z. (500)
149. Rose that Grew from Concrete, The (see Tupac Shakur)
150. Robinson, Cheryl (500)
151. Roby, Kimberla Lawson (500)
152. Rose, Tricia (750)
153. Sapphire (see Push)
154. Sanchez, Sonia (1500)
155. Scott-Heron, Gil (1500)
156. Scott, Jill (500)
157. Shakur, Tupac (2000)
158. Simmons, Russell (1500)
159. Sister to Sister Magazine (500)
160. Slim, Iceberg (2000)
161. Soul Babies: Black Popular Culture and the Post-Soul Aesthetic
 (500)
162. Souljah, Sister (1500)
163. Source Magazine (500)
164. Speculative Fiction (750)
165. Spoken Word Movement (2000)
166. Steffans, Karrine (750)
167. Strebor Books (500)
168. Street Fiction (see Urban Fiction)
169. Street Sweeper (500)
170. Stringer, Vickie (500)
171. Taylor, Carol (500)
172. Tears for Water (see Alicia Keys)
173. Teen Literature (1500)
174. That?s the Joint: The Hip Hop Studies Reader (500)
175. ?The Revolution Will Not be Televised? (see Gil Scott-Heron)
176. Theatrical Productions (Hip Hop Stage Plays) (750)
177. Thomas, Brenda L. (500)
178. Triple Crown Publications (500)
179. Turner, Nikki (500)
180. Tyree, Omar (750)
181. Urban Books Publishing Company (500)
182. Urban Fiction (1500)
183. Vampire Huntress Series (see L.A. Banks)
184. Vibe Magazine (500)
185. Vixen Magazine (500)
186. Wallace, Michele (750)
187. Weber, Carl (500)
188. Web Presence (websites, e-books, etc.) (1000)
189. What the Music Said: Black Popular Music and Black Public
Culture
190. When Chicken Heads Come Home to Roost: A Hip-Hop Feminist
Breaks It Down (750)
191. Whoreson: The Story of a Ghetto Pimp (750)
192. White Chocolate (500)
193. Why White Kids Love Hip Hop: Wangstas, Wiggers, Wannabes, and
the New Reality of Race in America (500)
194. Williams, Saul (750)
195. Word Up Magazine (500)
196. Who?s Gonna Take The Weight? Manhood, Race, and Power in America
 (500)
197. Williams, KaShamba (500)
198. Williams, Wendy (750)
199. Woods, Teri (500)
200. XXL Magazine (500)
201. Zane (2000)

_________________________
Tarshia L. Stanley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Spelman College
Atlanta GA 30314
404-270-5578

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