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CFP: Africana Annual, new journal

April 26, 2012 at 10:10 am

Africana Annual: a journal of African and African Diaspora Studies

The Department of African & African American Studies at the University of Kansas is proud to announce the establishment of Africana Annual and to invite the submission of full-length articles and review essays. Africana Annual is a broadly conceived annual interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. The principal focus of the journal is to create and facilitate critical dialogue and analysis of the African, African American, and African Diasporic experiences. An interdisciplinary journal encompassing history, politics, sociology, performance arts, economics, literature, cultural studies, anthropology, Africana studies, gender studies, ethnic studies, religious studies, the fine arts, and other allied disciplines. Africana Annual embraces a variety of humanistic and social scientific methodologies for understanding the social, political, and cultural meanings and functions of the varied experiences of Africana. We invite authors to submit work that examines key issues or profound topics on African America, Africa (north and south of the Sahara), and the Diaspora.

Submission Policies
The journal encourages authors to submit unsolicited articles and comprehensive review essays. All academic articles should be between 20 and 30 pages. Comprehensive review essays should be about 10 to 15 pages in in length. All articles and comprehensive review essays will be peer-reviewed.

Authors should e-mail their manuscripts as Microsoft Word files to:
Africana Annual africana@ku.edu
Authors must provide full contact information, including e-mail address, with manuscripts.

All manuscripts must follow the current edition of the Chicago Manual of Style and should use endnotes. Materials submitted to Africana Annual must not have been previously published nor submitted for publication elsewhere while under review by Africana Annual editors. All manuscripts accepted are subject to editorial modification.

The deadline for submission for the inaugural issue is May 31, 2012