About the Series
Africana Religions is a new book series edited by Sylvester A. Johnson and Edward E. Curtis IV, editors of the Journal of Africana Religions. Adopting a global vision for the study of Black religions, the Africana Religions book series explores the rich diversity of religious history and life among African and African-descended people. It publishes research on African-derived religions of Orisha devotion, Christianity, Islam, and other religious traditions that are part of the Africana world. The series emphasizes the translocal nature of Africana religions across national, regional, and hemispheric boundaries. Books in this series will examine religious experiences, identities, beliefs, aesthetics, ethics, practices, institutions, or objects, using a variety of methods, including archival, theoretical, literary, sociological, and ethnographic approaches.
Questions or submissions should be directed to Penn State University Press:
Patrick Alexander, Director
or to the series editors:
Edward E. Curtis IV
Initial inquiries should take the form of a 3–5 page proposal outlining the intent of the project, its scope, its relation to other work on the topic, and the audience(s) you have in mind. Please also include a current C.V.
A series flyer is available here.
Sylvester A. Johnson
Edward E. Curtis, IV
Paul C. Johnson
Elisha P. Renne
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