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Call for Submissions, Special Mike Brown/Ferguson Issue of ProudFlesh
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ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness is seeking submission for a Special Edition on Mike Brown and Ferguson. ( ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness is a peer-reviewed journal, a terrain for promoting exchange, thinking, for igniting the common impulse to create, to perform, to interrogate in spite of the odds fueled by repression and rootlessness.)
This Special On-line Issue, modeled after the Special Issue Dedicated to Trayvon Martin, will offer a collection of critical responses to Ferguson, with a focus on:
- race and criminalization, especially of Black youth;
- the role of police/policing in the repression of communities of color, including escalating militarization; and
- resistance, protest and emergent movement, with special consideration of the role of social media in mobilization.
Submissions may include:
- Scholarly works,
- Blog posts
- Creative works such as poetry art and music
Guest Editors for this Special Edition are Nancy A. Heitzeg, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity, St. Catherine University email@example.com and Rose M. Brewer, Ph.D. Professor of African American & African Studies, University of Minnesota firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit all pieces for consideration via e-mail by October 1, 2014. You are encouraged to share this request widely with your networks.