CFP: [African-American] Callaloo/ETHIOPIA

full name / name of organization: 
Dagmawi Woubshet
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A Callaloo Call for Papers
Broadcast on Ethiopia: A Special Issue
Guest Editors: Dagmawi Woubshet, Salamishah Tillet, and Elizabeth Wolde-Giorgis

We invite submissions for a special issue on Ethiopia. This special issue
will bring together creative and critical writing from within and without
Ethiopia. In addition to creative writing in Amharic and other Ethiopian
languages, this issue will feature critical work that contemplates the
significance of Ethiopia in African Diaspora cultural production. Specific
topics and themes may include, but are not limited to:

• Ethiopia and Pan-Africanism
• Rastafarianism
• Ethiopia and Zionism
• Italoâ€"Abyssinian Wars
• Critical essays on Ethiopian literary traditions
• Ethiopia in the New World African imaginary
• Critical essays on Ethiopian Diaspora Artists (i.e., Haile Gerima)
• Emperor Haile Selassie and the project of African modernity
• Ethiopia/Eritrea
• Ethio-Marxism
• Ethio-Modernism

The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2009. Please send submissions to:

Callaloo / The Ethiopia Issue
Dept of English, Blocker 249
Texas A&M University
TAMU 4212
College Station, TX 77843-4227

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