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of African and Black literature yearly.
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2015 Journal of African Literature
Journal of African Literature No. 12
reviews more authors and writings of
African and African American experience in the next issue (2015) to
elicit from the African Narrative content, including
Western narratives on Africa, the
processes of individual talent and perspectives around an essentially
African experience. >>>>
JOURNAL OF AFRICAN LITERATURE #11
From the unique concern with authors and their work, literary scholarship
has moved beyond texts and conventional categorisations to investigate progress and aesthetic
in African and
African-American writing along fairly original and indigenous African
2013 JOURNAL OF AFRICAN LITERATURE AND
With the end of the Mayan
calendar of millennial history by 2012, and the prospect, through
literature, of advancing those dreams which humanity had so often
expressed through their enlightened spokesmen and women, we are learning
to recognize the common ideals which unfold as we grow. JAL 10 goes beyond
the textual categorisations within conventional literary traditions to
investigate progress and aesthetic in African and African-American
writings, illuminating significant psychological, spiritual and ethical
values that dominate much of ancient and modern African and
African-American works of the centuries.
CONTEMPORARY BLACK LITERATURE "Series II" 2012
II is also committed to deeper investigations of black identities in
modern black texts, and the commemoration of ancestral heritage for its
capacity to redeem the dead and forgotten past. The Contemporary Series
II of the Journal of African Literature #9 will further pursue the
permutation of Black literary traditions within the continent and
beyond, providing the comparative bridge for the eternal communion of
black literary and mythological heritage which inhere in resuscitating
the past as a means of restoring lost values.
CONTEMPORARY BLACK LITERATURE "CBL" -TEXTBOOK
2011 Textbook edition of the African Journal #8 will pursue the
examination of enduring canonical literatures and several emerging works
of Black literary traditions through their historical and literary
developments within the continent and beyond.
2010 JOURNAL OF AFRICAN LITERATURE:
edition of 2010 JAL is a further quest through an all-expansive African
heritage in and beyond regional or national groupings. It is built upon
the framework of Black cultural nationalism as a consistent element of
JOURNAL OF NEW POETRY: "Lyrical
The 2010 concentration on Lyrical Traditions in Poetry is a continuation
of past aspects of the study of poetry and music but one in which all
the elements of lyrical composition are channelled in a didactic and
aesthetic movement to artistic competence
NEW BLACK AND
Vol.2 : Critical Supplement
Continuing the perspectives on writings from
Africa and African Diaspora.
CFP 2009: NEW BLACK AND
AFRICAN WRITING : A Critical Supplement on New Writers from Africa and
Contemporary perspectives on writings from Africa and African
Diaspora are therefore tributaries of the frontier spirit of Black
Renaissance informing past, present and continuing perspectives on black
and African traditions in literature.
CFP 2009: JOURNAL OF AFRICAN LITERATURE: "Oral Traditions"
Our 2009 commitment to the study in oral traditions is borne from the
awareness that African verbal arts still survive in works of discerning
writers, and in the conscious exploration of its tropes, perspectives,
philosophy and consciousness, its complementary realism, and ontology, for
the delineation of authentic African response to memory, history and all
possible confrontations with modern existence such as witnessed in recent
analysis of the African novel.
CFP 2009: JOURNAL OF NEW POETRY: "Poetry and Music"
This year’s focus on Music and Poetry is in recognition of the
significance of both genres in contemporary African aesthetics..
2008Editors of the
International Research Council on African Literature and Culture (IRCALC)
are currently receiving submissions in existing literatures
of Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone Africa involving issues in
contemporary postcolonial modernities and citizenship (re)definitions.
This time we have chosen to look specifically at the literature of
Conflict, of War and Post war dilemmas; literatures that address the
discords and divisions within Africa.
CFP: 2008 Journal
Supplement: The Works of Ossie Enekwe
The editors at IRCALC invite research papers, critical
presentations and editorial collaborations for our 2008 Critical
Supplement project on the works of retiring professor of dramatic
literature at the University of Nigeria, Onuora Oswald Enekwe, a.k.a.
Calling for submissions for the
next volume of essays on African
A WIDENING FRONTIER is the
theme of the 2007 edition of the Journal of African Literature and Culture
(JALC), the internationally-reviewed publication of Africa
CFP: 2007 Critical
Supplement: The Works of Chin Ce
Papers centring on the works of Nigerian poet and
novelist Chin Ce are invited to supplement ongoing 2007 journal issue.
CFP 2006: Journal of New Poetry
Papers are invited for the 2006
edition of the journal of new poetry of African expressions NP V3
The journal of new poetry (internationally refereed) is the
project of the International Research Council on African Literature
and Culture [IRCALC] which has previously edited the New Nigerian Poetry
JALC - ALJ 2006 CALL FOR PAPERS
IRCALC editors have announced the call for papers on the
theme 'Re-Imagining African Literature (2)' This second edition of the
original 2003 theme edited by Charles Smith is expected to complete the
previous scholarly essays that appeared in Volume 1 in 2003.
NNP 2005 JOURNAL EDITORS INVITE PAPERS
and scholars all over the world are invited to submit papers for the third
edition of NP journal of the International Research Council on African
Literature and Culture IRCALC. The previous journal issue of first quarter
of 2005 is dedicated to retiring professor of English, poet and critic,
Professor Romanus N Egudu of the University of Benin. Unlike the ALJ that
deals on African and Diaspora literature and cultural issues, the New
Nigerian Poetry NNP journal aims to bridge the gap in appreciation of oral
and written poetry of Africa with Nigeria as its focus.