The peer-reviewed, award-winning JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies has published "Muslim Women in Africa and the Diaspora: Past, Present and the Future" as Issue 28 guest-edited by Professor Hadeer Abou El Nagah. It is really an insider's analysis that also places Africa at the center of its analysis. This type of analysis is something that is often missing in a lot of texts about Muslims and on Islam.
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The peer-reviewed Journal on African Philosophy (JAP) has just published a special-issue on African spirituality. This new issue focuses on Yorùbá Ifá and the Haitian Vodou. Issue 12, "The Lwa and The Orisha: Spiritual Transmission and the Gifting of African-based Religions to the World" is guest-edited by Azuka Nzegwu, PhD.
It is my honor to inform you that our peer-reviewed, ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness has published "Body Politics: Representations and the Impact of Black Women in Music" as Issue 13, guest-edited by Cherise Charleswell, MPH. This timely issues focuses on the ever current topic of body politics.
The Policy Studies Organization's Westphalia Press issues a call for papers for a book on impeachment. Subjects can be historical, comparative, contemporary, but must be scholarly and no more than 30 pages in length. We welcome a broad range of approaches and disciplines. Papers can deal with impeachment viz the American constitution; in various states; in cases such as with judges; impeachment's impact on specific issues, such as trade, international relations, or specific policy initiatives; on popular culture; or in the present American political situation.
After winning a presidential race characterized by scandal and bigotry, President Donald Trump has set his sights on undocumented migrants, some of whom have lived in relative safety under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACAmented youth are being detained and deported while Trump’s executive orders targeting undocumented persons are newly punishing sanctuary cities and mobilizing funds to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico.