Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • Email:Beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Contributors are welcome for a Reference book that will be published by BrownWalker Press Publisher in 2011.
  • The book is tentatively titled : African – Americans and Language Literacy in the Global Context. Bridging the Foreign Language Gap.
  • The text will consist of approximately 50 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 (AVAILABLE ENTRIES ONLY), institutional affiliation and status. Include telephone numbers and preferred email address and mailing address to
  • Beatrice.russell@csus.edu. Contributors are encouraged to write multiple entries.

  • Confirmation of assigned entries, 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 BrownWalker Press Publisher.
  • Available Entries (see below) are due July, 2011. Post inquiries should be sent to:
  • Beatrice Russell, Ph. D
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Mariposa (MRP) Hall 2051
  • 6000 J Street
  • Sacramento, CA 95819

    beatrice.russell@csus.edu

  • 1. Angelu, Maya (1928- )
  • 2. Asante, Molefi Kete (1942-)
  • 3. Baldwin , James (1924-1987)
  • 4. Baker, Josephine (1906-1975)
  • 5. Basquiat, Jean-Michel (1960 – 1988)
  • 6. Carew, Jan Rynyeld (1920-)
  • 7. Chisholm, Shirley (1924-2005) ( Reserved/Taken)
  • 8. Coleman, Bessie (Queen Bessie) (1892- 1926)
  • 9. Cook, W. Mercer (1903 – 1987) ( Reserved/Taken)
  • 10. Davis, Angela Y. (1944- ) : Reserved/Taken)
  • 11. Delany, Martin Robison (1812-1885)
  • 12. Drew, Charles Richard (1904-1950)
  • 13. Dove, Rita Frances (1952- ) ( Reserved/Taken)
  • 14. DuBois, W E.B. (1868-1963): (Reserved/Taken)
  • 15. Equiano, Olaudah ( 1745 - 1797)
  • 16. Evanti, Lylian (1890-1967)
  • 17. Farrakhan, Louis (1933- )
  • 18. Gronniosaw, James Albert Ukawsaw (1705-1775)
  • 19. Hayden, Palmer C. (1890 – 1973)
  • 20. Hughes,Langston (1902-1976)
  • 21. Johnson, James Weldon (1871- 1938)
  • 22. Jones, Lois Mailou (1905-1998) (Reserved/Taken)
  • 23. Johnson , William H. (1901-1970)
  • 24. Julian, Percy Lavon (1899 -1875)
  • 25. Just, Ernest Everett (1883 –1941)
  • 26. Kaba, Lansiné (1940?- )
  • 27. King, Martin Luther (1929 – 1968) (Reserved/Taken)
  • 28. Latimer, Lewis Howard (1848-1928)
  • 29. Locke , Alain (1886 – 1954) ( Reserved/Taken)
  • 30. Mazrui, Alamin (1933- )
  • 31. Muhammed, Elijah (1897- 1975)
  • 32. Mohammed, Warith Deen (1933-2008)
  • 32. Mora, Elizabeth Catlett (1915- )
  • 33. Obama, Barack (1961- )
  • 34. Obama, Michelle (1964- )
  • 35. Powell, Colin (1937- )
  • 36. Rice , Condoleezza (1954- )
  • 37. Rillieux, Norbert (1806-1894)
  • 38. Reason, Charles (1818-1893) ( Reserved/Taken)
  • 39. Robeson, Paul (1898-1976)
  • 40. Rogers, Joel Augustus (1880- 1966)
  • 41. Scarborough, S.Williams(1852-1926)( Reserved/Taken)
  • 42. Sertima, Ivan Van (1935 – 2009)
  • 43. Shakur, Assata (1947 –)
  • 44. Simon, Nina (1933-2003)
  • 45. Stevenson, Karen (1956 –)
  • 46. Terrell, Mary Church (1863- 1954)
  • 47. West, Cornel (1953- ) (Reserved/Taken)
  • 48.Wheatley, Phillis (1753- 1784)
  • 49. Woodson, Carter Godwin (1875 - 1950)
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