CFP: JALA Special Issue on ALA 2016 Conference Theme

We hereby invite conference participants and others to send us article-length essays on the ALA 2016 conference theme, “Justice and Human Dignity in Africa and the African Diaspora,” for consideration for the Journal of the African Literature Association. The 2016 ALA conference was held in Atlanta, GA, USA, 6-9 April 2016.

Essays should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words; using MLA format for layout and citation. Please send your essays electronically to Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson <> as Word documents.

If you submit your essay for consideration in this volume, please do not submit it elsewhere at the same time—double submission is not allowed. Essays should reach us by 31 January 2017.

As reminder, please find the conference theme description here.

Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson & MaryEllen Higgins