Journal of Afro-Americans in New York Life and History

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Call for Papers
October 30, 2018
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Political Science, Slavery, Sociology, Literature



Call for Papers

Afro-Americans in New York Life and History

January 2019 Issue

Submission Deadline: October 30, 2018


Afro-Americans in New York Life and History (AANYLH) is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes peer-reviewed, original research on African American history, culture, politics, and economics, focusing primarily (though not exclusively) on New York State. The Journal publishes biannually in January and July.


The Journal invites articles on the following topics:


  • Race, Class, and Gender
  • Black American Culture and Religion
  • Black Arts and Literature
  • Slavery and Freedom
  • Black Social Movements
  • Black Political Economy
  • Mass incarceration


We seek to engage scholarly and community perspectives on the African American experience, past and present, especially as it pertains to New York State. The Journal publishes research articles that examine developments in African American, Africana, Diaspora, and Black Studies.



Guidelines for Authors


Submissions should be original research at the length of 7,000 words or less, not counting notes, tables, or charts.  The citation style used by the Journal generally follows the conventions recommended by The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition. The text should be double-spaced. Citations should be numbered consecutively and should appear as endnotes. All manuscripts should be submitted electronically in MS Word format. On the cover page of the manuscript, please include the title, your name, your affiliation, postal address, telephone number, and email address, a one-paragraph abstract of no more than 150 words, and a biographical note about the author not to exceed 50 words.


Submissions should be sent to Editor, Steve Peraza, at with “AANYLH MS Submission” in the subject line. Please email inquiries to the editor at with “AANYLH Inquiry” in the subject line.



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