CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK ON AFRICAN STUDIES (04/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Salome Nnoromele and Ogechi Anyanwu/ Eastern Kentucky University
contact email: 
salome.nnoromele@eku.edu and ogechi.anyanwu@eku.edu

We would like to invite you to contribute a chapter in an edited textbook focusing on the African experience. This book is intended to give both instructors of African history and college students a comprehensive and up-to-date account of Africa’s cultural and political history, economic development, artistic expressiveness, religious and philosophical worldviews, etc. The editors welcome scholarly submissions from academics and researchers in the field. Please consult the list of topics below and submit a 300-word abstract of your proposed paper to salome.nnoromele@eku.edu and ogechi.anyanwu@eku.edu on or before April 10, 2010. You will receive notifications of acceptance of abstracts on April 30, 2010. If your proposal is accepted for publication, you will be requested to submit a complete essay on August 20, 2010. Papers must be original and should not be previously published or simultaneously been reviewed elsewhere for publication. All articles will be peer-reviewed before they are accepted for publication. For any further inquiries, do not hesitate to contact the editors: Drs. Salome C. Nnoromele and Ogechi E. Anyanwu.

1. Continent of Africa: History, Geography, and Environment
2. States and Empires in Africa
3. Written and Oral Literature (assigned)
4. Indigenous African Religions (assigned)
5. Christianity and Islam in Africa (assigned)
6. Social Institutions in Africa
7. Women in Africa
8. Music in Africa
9. Art in Africa (assigned)
10. Educational Development in Africa (assigned)
11. Apartheid in South Africa
12. European Expansion and the Scramble for Africa (assigned)
13. Pan-Africanism and Decolonization in Africa
14. Colonial Legacies: Neocolonialism and Nation Building in Africa
15. Wars and Conflicts in Africa
16. Africa and Globalization (assigned)
17. African Continental Unity: From OAU and AU
18. Human Rights in Africa (assigned)
19. Immigration and Continental Africa

EDITORS

Dr. Salome C. Nnoromele
Director, African/African-American Studies
Professor, Dept. of English & Theatre
Eastern Kentucky University
229 Mattox Building
Richmond, KY 40475
Fax: 859-622-1357
Phone: (859) 622-8676
Email: salome.nnoromele@eku.edu

Dr. Ogechi E. Anyanwu
Department of History
Eastern Kentucky University
310 Keith Building
Richmond, KY 40475
Email: ogechi.anyanwu@eku.edu
Phone: (859)-622-1375

cfp categories: 
african-american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
journals_and_collections_of_essays
postcolonial