Special Issue of the Journal of Pan African Studies on African-centered Theory, Methodology and Pedagogy in Africana Studies
Call for Papers Date:
The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) invites papers for a March 2012 edition on African-centered theory, methodology and pedagogy in Africana Studies.
Suggested topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
*Definitions of African-centered theory, methodology and/or pedagogy.
*Historical development of African-centered theory, methodology and/or pedagogy.
*Self–criticism of any variation of African-centered theory, methodology and/or pedagogy.
*Rational for the plausibility and viability of African-centered theory, methodology and/or pedagogy within Africana Studies.
*First–order lived Africana experiences informing new models for interpreting and developing African-centered theory, methodology and/or pedagogy.
*Relationship between philosophy and religion within African-centered theory, methodology and/or pedagogy.
*Role of African-centered theory, methodology and pedagogy in other disciplines, countries and communities.
*African-centered theory on gender, sexuality and identity.
*African-centered critiques of patriarchy, sexism and heterosexism.
*African-centered theory on ideas of freedom within the context of the post-civil rights agenda.
*Relationship between historical cultural nationalism, revolutionary nationalism and theoretical, methodological and/or pedagogical uses of African-centeredness.
*African-centered approaches to teaching, researching, writing, and interpreting historical narratives, politics, race, racism, economics, gender, culture, sexuality, sociology, social justice, community engagement and psychology.
Sekhmet Ra Em Kht Maat, Guest Editor
Assistant Professor of Black Studies
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Karanja Keita Carroll, Associate Editor
Coordinator & Assistant Professor of Black Studies
State University of New York at New Paltz
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