Edited Volume

African Literature Association Conference 2011

African Literature, Visual Arts & Film in Local and Transnational Spaces

Following the success of the 37th Annual Conference of the ALA held at Ohio University, Athens Ohio, April 13-17, 2011, the conference convener Ghirmai Negash would like to cordially  invite interested ALA members and participants to submit their presented papers to be published in the ALA edited volume.  Ghirmai Negash and Co-editors Andrea Frohne (Ohio University) and Samuel Zadi (Wheaton College) will be responsible for selecting and editing the papers for the book and will work closely with Series Editor Maureen Eke, and Publisher Kassahun Checole to ensure effective and timely production.

Interested contributors should submit one print copy and send an email attachment of their presented papers. The paper should contain an abstract and be formatted in MS Word. Please send all papers to:  

Ghirmai Negash
Department of English
Ellis Hall 366
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio, 45701
E-mail: negashg@ohio.edu

Length and format of papers: 20 pages maximum; single spaced; one-inch margins; 12-point standard font; endnotes; bibliography or “works cited.” Format and style in accordance with the MLA Style Manual (latest edition).

Deadline for receipt of submissions: 31 October 2011No late submissions will be accepted; the book is scheduled for publication in October 2012.

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