Call for Chapters for Edited Collection: North of the Black Atlantic: Histories, Literatures, and Cultures of Black Canada

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Call for Papers
October 1, 2021
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Literature, Race Studies

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is proud to announce the launch of it's Frontiers of Knowledge series. We are currently seeking contributions for more than 150 Guest Edited collections from across all of our academic fields.

About this collection:

North of the Black Atlantic: Histories, Literatures, and Cultures of Black Canada 

(click to download submission form)


North of the Black Atlantic extends Gilroy’s landmark work, mapping Canada as part of black diasporas parallel to but with vital differences from African Americanness. Black presence in Canada dates from the 1600s, involving enslavement as well as expressions of black resistance from fugitive narratives to activism to hip hop.

About the Editor

Sabine Kim is author of Acoustic Entanglements: Sound and Aesthetic Practice (2017) and more recent publications in the Routledge Companion to Transnational American Studies and Theatre Research International. Her postdoc project examines connections between waste and wealth. She is managing editor of the Journal of Transnational American Studies.


Black Canada; race relations; slavery in Canada; Black abolitionism; diaspora; Black transnationalism

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