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Call for Papers    

 


 

Emerging African American Writers
Deadline: April 15, 2005

Submissions are invited for a critical anthology entitled:

NEW VOICES IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON WORKS OF
EMERGING AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS.

Essays should discuss works by African American authors published during the 1990's and beyond.

We especially encourage essays pertaining to issues like
-canonicity and popular black fiction;
-pedagogical implications of incorporating new works by black writers into more traditional syllabi;
-new directions/issues in African American writing;
-questions of genre crossing;
-intertextuality;
-film adaptations;
-the relation of recent work in critical race theory to praxis.

Papers must follow MLA style and should be 4,000-8,000 words.
The submission deadline for essays is April 15, 2005.
Along with the essay, please submit a cover letter, a one-page abstract, and a short CV.

Please send inquiries and your submission to:
Dr. Stephanie Brown and Dr. Eva Tettenborn at
sbet-anthology@cfp.tettenborn.org  
(Rich Text Format attachments ONLY)
 
or mail 2 copies of your paper to:
Dr. Eva Tettenborn
NYIT
Department of English, 501A
1855 Broadway
New York, NY 10023