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CLA JOURNAL 149 148 CLA JOURNAL FAQs What are the subscription prices for institutions and all types of libraries (print, online,and/or print + online)? To whom do we make our checks payable to and what is the correct address for orders and payments? Visit IssuePrice -List.pdf for Subscription Rates and mailing address. Who can subscribers contact with additional questions not addressed here? Subscribers with questions should email CLAJ Editor, Dr. Sandra Shannon, at editor@ Should a significant number of additional questions emerge involving our move to a digital platform, they will be addressed in a revised second list of FAQ’s to be published in a subsequent issue of the journal. CONTRIBUTORS Marlene D. Allen is Assistant Professor of English Literature at United Arab EmiratesUniversity. ShereceivedherB.A.degreefromGeorgiaSouthernUniversity and MA and PhD degrees from The University of Georgia. Her areas of research and teaching interests include fantasy and science fiction by African American writers, multicultural American literature, and the writings of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. She is the coeditor of Afterimages of Slavery: Essays on Appearances in Recent American Films, Literature, Television, and Other Media (2012). She has also published criticism on the novels of Octavia Butler, Nalo Hopkinson, Charles Chesnutt, and Sutton Griggs. Thomas Wayne Edison is Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages at the University of Louisville and Affiliated Professor at Quality Leadership University (Panama, Central America) since 2014. Originally from Louisville, Edison received his BA and MAT from the University of Louisville. This Fulbright Scholar has published several articles and presented at numerous national and international conferences. His current area of research is African-Caribbean spirituality in contemporary Latin American narrative and cinema. He has served as an active member including First Vice-President for the Maryland Foreign Language Association (MFLA), the College Language Association (CLA) and the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Robert Fillman is a senior teaching fellow at Lehigh University, where he is completing his Ph.D. dissertation on modernist pastoral poetry. His chapbook of recent poems, November Weather Spell, will be published by Main Street Rag Publishing Company in 2019. Ima L. Hicks is Assistant Professor of French at Virginia Union University in Richmond,Virginia. Her interests include Second LanguageAcquisition,Disability Studies, and the Ethics of Sexuality in Postcolonial Francophone sub-Saharan and Caribbean literature. Stacie McCormick is Assistant Professor at Texas Christian University. Her book project,A Body without a Nation: Performing Slavery and Fugitivity in Contemporary Black Drama, is under contract with The Ohio State University Press. Her research explores Black literature and performance through frameworks of visuality,gender, disability and sexuality 150 CLA JOURNAL Contributors Marie Sairsingh is Associate Professor in the School of English Studies at The University of The Bahamas. Her publications include“Transcending Conventional Identity Structures: Dorothea Smartt’s Re-negotiated Self-Projections” in Journal of English and Literature (2012); “The Archeology of Memory: Ontological Reclamation in Danticat’s Brother, I’m Dying and The Farming of Bones” in International Journal of Studies in English Language and Literature (2013); and “Reclaiming Sexual Identities in Patricia Powell’s A Small Gathering of Bones and Curdella Forbes’s ‘A Permanent Freedom’ “ in The Journal of West Indian Literature (2013); “Diasporic Connections: Erna Brodber and Toni Morrison’s Literary Explorations of Black Existentiality” in College Language Association Journal (2013). Her research interests include Literatures of the African Diaspora, with an emphasis on women writers, the intersection of Literature and Africana Philosophy, Caribbean Literary and Cultural Theory, and Gender and Cultural Studies. Tosha Sampson-Choma is Assistant Professor of English at Kansas State University where she teaches African American literature, Black Women Writers, Black American Social Movements and African American Women and Identity Formation. She has published in the College Language Association Journal and in the collection Toni Morrison on Mothers and Motherhood. Dr. Sampson-Choma is the current Book Review Editor for CLAJ. CLA 2016-2017 STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRS Archives-Chair: Dr. Dolan Hubbard, Morgan State University Awards-Chair: Dr. Warren J. Carson, Professor Emeritus, University of South Carolina Black Studies-Chair: Dr. Thabiti Lewis, Washington State...


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