Category: Calls For Papers or Submissions
The question of language in African literature was debated in the 1960s and 1970s. At the heart of the debate was: who qualifies as being an African writer? and what qualifies as African literature? African authors like Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and Chinua Achebe weighed in on different sides of the debate. Today a similar debate is occurring in various hip hop communities in Africa. Please see the call for papers for a special issue of the Journal of African Cultural Studies on Language and Hip Hop in Africa. Abstracts due: November 8.
There are only a few hip-hop studies academic journals. Two have just released issues in time for fall: The Journal of Hip Hop Studies and Global Hip Hop Studies Journal. Both issues are currently available for free download. We suggest getting on the sites and downloading the articles ASAP, and then take your time to
CALL FOR PAPERS: Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, Special Issue on South Africa
CALL FOR PAPERS: Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, Special Issue on South Africa Guest Editors: Msia Kibona Clark and Jennifer “FeteJen” Erie South Africa was one of the first countries in Africa to embrace hip hop culture. Since the 1980s, hip hop culture has grown and spread throughout South Africa, where
This is an exciting new book series being launched by the University of California Press and being led by H. Samy Alim and Jeff Chang. The University of California Press’s Hip Hop Studies Series represents a landmark moment in scholarly work on Hip Hop Culture. The series publishes critical, accessible books by innovative thinkers exploring