Call for proposals: Learning Anti-Racism Through the Arts, to be edited by Sharon Ammen and Michelle Washington. Deadline: December 31, 2021.
Sharon Ammen (Professor Emerita Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College) and Michelle Washington (Bowie State University) are in the beginning stages of putting together a book of essays. The working title is Learning Antiracism through the Arts. They have been engaged in studying the legacy of racist songs from 1890s with classes at Bowie State, and are now are looking for essays concerning all arts and races and including intersections with areas of gender, economics, and environmental justice. They invite material from artists, scholars and students of all ethnic backgrounds. If you think you may be interested, write to Sharon Ammen via email to begin the conversation, and she will send a short summary of the focus and information about contributors who have already joined the project.