CFP: Themes, Symbols, and Images in African American Literature (grad) (10/31/06; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Butler

  An examination of a people's past reveals the present day's progress, and illuminates their future. For its premiere issue, the Literary Horizons Journal, a journal dedicated to publishing the work of graduate students, is soliciting papers that analyze the evolution of themes, symbols, and images in African American Literature.
  The topics may include but are not limited to:
  * The value of education, from Frederick Douglass to Robert Stepto
  * The representation of African American religion in literature
  * The interaction between African Americans and people of other
    racial backgrounds as embodied in literary works
  * The notion of double consciousness in African American Literature
    from the 1900's to the present
  Original manuscripts of 3000 – 3500 words in MLA format should be submitted no later than October 31, 2006. Please include a brief biographical statement. Papers may be submitted by email (MS Word documents only) to but hard copies must also be sent by snailmail to:
  The Editor in Chief
  Literary Horizons Journal Morgan State University
Department of English and Language Arts
Holmes Hall Room G02A
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251-0001

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Received on Mon Jul 31 2006 - 22:01:57 EDT