To mark the half a century milestone of the literary path-breaker in 2008, scholars, researchers, teachers, students, professionals, and general readers are invited to submit articles for a multiple volume critical anthology on Things Fall Apart. Contributors are encouraged to be innovative and adventurous in their exploration, with the singular aim of eliciting the novelís uniqueness, impact, influence, and continuity. Among others, submissions may consider Things Fall Apart in relation to any one of the following:
Discourse and theory, Diaspora and alienation, race and globalization, gender and sexuality, and minority, Environment and the animal, Language and linguistics, Influences and historicism, Art and visual culture, Culture and hospitality, Communication and Comparison, Space and Science.
Required: Submissions should be either in English or French language, no longer than 18 pages of A4 paper, in the MLA style, on Microsoft Word, and Emailed as attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each contributor could submit no more than two different essays. Previously published essays are welcome if copyright is with author.
Deadlines: Proposal submissions are due September 15, 2007. Full paper submissions will close at 12 midnight, November 15, 2007.
Publication date: March 2008.
Victor O. Aire, Languages & Linguistics, University of Jos, Nigeria
S. O. O. Amali, Vice Chancellor/President, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Glen P. Bush, English, Heartland Community College, Normal, IL, US
Augustine-Ufua Enahoro, Theater Arts & Communication, Univ. of Jos, Nigeria
Okey Ndibe, English, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, US
Obiwu, Writing Center, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, US
Olu Oguibe, Art & African American Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, US
Kanchana Ugbabe, English, University of Jos, Nigeria
Central State University
PO Box 1004
Wilberforce, OH 45385
Phone: (937) 838-3116
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)