The Birth of Hip Hip, 1970-1985 Call for Author: 50 Events that Shaped African American History

Jamie Wilson's picture
Call for Publications
March 15, 2018
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

ABC-CLIO, the leading publisher of academic reference works, is developing 50 Events that Shaped African American History to be published in 2019.  The two-volume encyclopedia will help readers understand the significance of the African American experience through "50 Key Events" that helped shape the United States. Critical moments in black social, cultural, economic, and political history will be organized chronologically with useful timelines, contextual backgrounds, and interesting sidebars highlighting important participants and places, among other features.

We seek an interested scholar to write a 7,000 word chapter about the Birth of Hip Hop, 1970-1985 that adheres to specific author guidelines, which will be provided.  The contributor must hold a PhD., ABD, be currently enrolled in a doctoral program, or have recognized expertise in the field.

If you are interested in writing, please send an abbreviated c.v. of no more than two pages that highlights your relevant interests and qualifications and a short writing sample of no more than ten pages to Jamie Wilson, PhD.,editor:

Contact Info: 

Jamie J. Wilson, PhD.

Professor of History

Salem State University