Congratulations to Alicia Ferguson upon the successful defense of her thesis, “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Familial Expectations in Three Multicultural Novels.” We wish Alicia the best in all her future endeavors and hope she’ll keep in touch!
“Transnational Interconnections of Multicultural and
Postcolonial Meanderings in Diasporic Peoples and Cultures”
Edited Collection of Essays
CALL FOR PAPERS
I am inviting you to submit your unpublished research papers on literature, film, culture, and/or theory that have some connections with one or more of the following: transnational, multicultural, and postcolonial interconnections in the context of diasporic peoples and cultures, whether forced or voluntary migration.
Possible publisher includes: Prestige Books International, Peter Lang, Indiana University Press.
The proposed title of the edited collection of essays is: “Transnational Interconnections of Multicultural and Postcolonial Meanderings in Diasporic Peoples and Cultures.”
Submissions may include, but are not limited to the following: Asian, African, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Latin American, etc. diasporic peoples and cultures.
• Manuscript must be written in English language.
• File must be in Microsoft Word format.
• Font & size: Times New Roman 12 or Goudy Old Style 12.
• Word limit: Minimum 2000 and Maximum 3500.
• Abstract: 300 words.
• The authors should follow MLA Works Cited 8th edition in their papers.
• Each manuscript must carry a self-declaration that it is an original work and has not been published/sent for publication anywhere else.
• A brief bio of 150 words is required.
Authors are requested to submit their manuscript to firstname.lastname@example.org
Stage One Deadline: Submit an abstract of about 300 words and a brief bio of about 150 words
before or by September 30, 2018.
Stage Two Deadline: Submit completed paper of 2500-3500 words before or by December 15, 2018.
On behalf of the MTLFF concentration, congratulations to Nicole Herche upon successfully defending her thesis, “Between Two Worlds: The Depiction of Mixed-Race Ostracism by the Minority Group in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony, Matt de la Peña’s Mexican Whiteboy, and Heidi Durrow’s The Girl Who Fell from the Sky,” directed by Dr. Huang.
On behalf of the faculty in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Foklore, and Film, congratulations to Nadine Moore upon successfully defending her thesis “A “Black Body Electric” – African American Rhetoric(s) and the Hip-Hop Aesthetic: Claudia Rankine’s Citizen, Beyoncé Knowles’ Lemonade, and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me, directed by Dr. Will Banks.
On behalf of the faculty in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Foklore, and Film, congratulations to Kelsey Burroughs upon successfully defending her remarkable CAPS project, “Using Video Game Folklore as Texts in the English Classroom“ directed by Dr. Kitta.
On behalf of the faculty in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Foklore, and Film, congratulations to Nicole Crevar upon successfully defending her thesis, “CHICANA POETRY OF RESISTANCE: GALVÁN RODRÍGUEZ EXTENDING THE MESTIZA CONSCIOUSNESS AND ENCOURAGING POLITICAL ACTIVISM THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA,” directed by Dr. Gueye.
On behalf of MTLFF, I’d like to congratulate Siobhan Brewer upon successfully defending her outstanding CAPS project, “The Importance of Multicultural Literature in Community Colleges,” directed by Dr. Banks.
Congratulations to Joy Han upon her successful defense of her thesis, “Familial and Cultural Conflicts as Related to Identity: The 1.5 and Second Generation’s Imperfect Records.”
Congratulations to Jazmin Brooke Pittman upon the successful defense of her CAPS project, “Kindergarten Transformation: African American Heritage Celebration.” Promoting diversity, Afrrican American history, and the arts in the context of teaching five-year-olds is a remarkable achievement, and we’re excited and proud to learn about the work that Jazmin is doing in Charlotte.
Congratulations to Ellen Shumate upon successfully defending her CAPS project, “From Farm to Table: The Role of Food in Asian American Literature,” which will become an exciting new community college course.