About the Journal
Focus and Scope
The Review will provide a forum for the scholarly critiques; debate every aspect of Black Diaspora studies, including its mission, curricula, ideology and/or scholarly methodologies, linkages to other academic disciplines links to extra-academic communities, and its future.
Peer Review Process
The co-editors will undertake an initial review of articles and review essays submitted to Black Diaspora Review in order to determine their suitability for peer review. (The co-editors are available to consult with potential authors prior to the submission of a manuscript for formal consideration.) Provided the initial review is affirmative, reviews will be solicited from two outside readers with knowledge appropriate to the to the submitted article.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
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Aims of Black Diaspora Review
The Review will provide a forum for scholarly critique; and debate every aspect of Black Diaspora studies, including its missions, curricula, ideological and/or scholarly methodologies, linkages to other academic disciplines, links to extra-academic communitiesm, and its future. It will be the only professional within Black Diaspora studies to offer an overview, configuration, and critique of the discipline--both nationally and internationally.
Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies