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New CLA Book Review Editor

The College Language Association Journal welcomes Dr. Tosha Sampson-Choma as its new Book Review Editor! Dr. Sampson-Choma is an Assistant Professor in the English Department of Kansas State University.  In this capacity, she teaches courses in English and African American studies and serves the department and the University in multiple roles.  Prior to full-time teaching, she served as the Editorial Assistant for the […]

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Black Love: A Symposium – The 80th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

Guidelines for Submissions: please send an abstract of 250 words in Times-New Roman size 12 font and a brief two-page CV to blacklove2017@ku.edu. On September 18, 1937, Zora Neale Hurston’s seminal novel Their Eyes Were Watching God was published. It initially received tepid praise, at best, along with needlessly harsh criticism from fellow fiction writer […]

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CLA Partners with Howard University and the Project on the History of Black Writing for $100,000 NEH Grant

March 3, 2016 The Howard University Department of English has received a $100,000 HBCU Humanities Initiative grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. These funds will support “Seshat: A Howard University Digital Humanities Initiative,” a year-long project that generates new digital humanities data in African-American literary studies and introduces faculty to digital humanities tools […]

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