Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

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New e-journal
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

Subject: New e-journal, Caribbean Vistas ( a forum for the artistic presentation and critical review of Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanophone, and Dutch West Indies Caribbean Literatures, Arts and Cultures)

From: (Caribbean Arts and Cultures Symposium)
Date: Monday, January 4, 2010 (EST)

From: Dr. Emily Allen Williams, Editor



Caribbean Vistas, a refereed journal [written in English] in electronic form, will serve both as a formal venue for scholarly discussion and as an academic and cultural resource for researchers.

Articles in Caribbean Vistas will examine Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanophone, and Dutch West Indies literatures, cultures, languages, visual arts, and performance arts from a variety of perspectives with an emphasis on works created in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

A section for previously unpublished poetry of Caribbean writers will also be a feature of Caribbean Vistas. Dr. Kwame Dawes, noted author and cultural critic, is the Poetry Editor of Caribbean Vistas.

Reviews in Caribbean Vistas will analyze recent fiction, poetry, drama, and literary nonfiction as well as scholarly works of interest in the disciplines.

Caribbean Vistas (ISSN 2150-8917) will be published twice a year (Summer and Winter) for the on-line academic, artistic, and cultural community by the Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium.
Our first issue will appear in Summer 2010.

Caribbean Vistas will be available on the World Wide Web at:
Our site on the World Wide Web will be active, though still under
construction, as of September 15, 2009.

The Caribbean Vistas Editorial Group is representative of the international academic, artistic, and cultural community and includes artists and scholars with wide-ranging interests and experience, from emerging to well-established senior academics and artistic professionals.

Poetry Editor
Kwame Dawes, University of South Carolina

Associate Editors
Consuella Bennett, Morehouse College
Francisco Cabanillas, Bowling Green State University
Sandra Campbell, Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada)
Keith B. Mitchell, UMass, Lowell
Thomas Ward, Loyola University, Maryland
Christopher Winks, Queens College, CUNY

Advisory Editors
Leah Creque, Morehouse College
Cyril Dabydeen, University of Ottawa (Canada)
Janice Fournillier, Georgia State University
Derrilyn Morrison, Macon State College
Alix Pierre, Morris Brown College
Victor Ramraj, University of Calgary
Keja Valens, Salem State College

Emily Allen Williams, SCAD-Atlanta

Caribbean Vistas invites contributions (primarily critical essays)on literary, artistic, and cultural topics as well as essays on interdisciplinary studies from the Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanophone, and Dutch West Indies cultural traditions.

Previously unpublished poetry of Caribbean literary artists is also welcomed.

Specifications, including style sheets, are available from the editor.

Contributions, including critical essays, poetry, studies, bibliographies, notices, letters to the Editor, and other materials, may be submitted to the Editor by electronic mail at or and by postal mail at:

Dr. Emily Williams
Professor, Writing Program
1600 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Brief hard-copy correspondence may be sent by fax to (770) 676-9477.

Electronic mail submissions are accepted in Microsoft Word format only.

All submissions must follow the current Modern Language Association Documentation Style. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2010.

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