Call for Chapters for Edited Book - Black Woman: Kamala Harris at the Intersection of Faith, Reason, Politics and History
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Monday, January 11, 2021 10:27 AM

Title of book: Black Woman: Kamala Harris at the Intersection of Faith, Reason, Politics and History.
Editors: Peter Timothy, Danalee Jahgoo and J. Teelucksingh

In 2020, Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as Vice-President in the elections. This was a historic move. The victory of the Democrats has now made Kamala the first woman to hold this office. Kamala’s mother is Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a cancer researcher who came to California from Southern India. Her father is Donald Harris, who was born in Jamaica, is an emeritus professor of economics at Stanford. It is within this context that the book will focus on Black women and the chapters will include themes such as migration, religion, politics and ethnicity in the USA, India and Caribbean during the 20th and 21 st  centuries. There will also be a focus of Caribbean migration to the USA.

Important dates:

  • Abstract Deadline: 20th Jan 2021
  • Chapter Submission Deadline: 10 June 2021
  • Feedback deadlines: 8 July 2021
  • Submitting revised chapters: 3 August 2021
  • Submission to publisher: 10 August 2021

Guidelines for proposal submissions:

  • A brief proposal (500 to 800 words)
  • Title page: title of the chapter, full name of the author(s), affiliation and contact information,
  • 4 keywords
  • A short bio (150-250 words) for each contributor
  • Citation style: MLA
  • Chapters to be double spaces and 20 -25 pages in length

For more information contact:

Dr. Jahgoo: [email protected]
Dr. Timothy: [email protected]