General Editor: Apollos O. Nwauwa, Bowling Green State University
Managing Editor: Chima J. Korieh, Marquette University
Book Review Editor: Raphael C. Njoku, Idaho State University
ỌFỌ: Journal of Transatlantic Studies is published twice a year in collaboration with the Africana Studies Program, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
ỌFỌ: Journal of Transatlantic Studies is a peer reviewed scholarly journal published twice a year. ỌFỌ accepts original contributions devoted to Transatalantic, African, African Diaspora, and related subjects. Its interdisciplinary approach offers readers a critical view of the socioeconomic, political, and cultural life of the Africans and their relationship with the African Diaspora and the Atlantic World. It emphasizes original research, fresh conceptualization, and new view points on a variety of topics relating to aspects of the history, literature, politics, philosophy, folklore, culture, and economy of African societies, and broader African Diaspora.
Advisory Editorial Board
Julius Adekunle Monmouth University
Obi Aginam, United Nations University
Lillian Ashcraft-Eason, Bowling Green State University
Ada Azodo, Indiana University Northwest
Amos J. Beyan, Western Michigan University
Jeremiah Dibua, Morgan State University
Audra A. Diptee, Carleton University
Jualynne E. Dodson, Michigan State University
Bruce Edwards, Bowling Green State University
Akachi Ezeigbo, University of Lagos
Toyin Falola, University of Texas at Austin
Michael Mbanaso, Howard University
Babacar M’baye, Kent State University
Obioma Nnaemeka, Indiana University
Ijeoma Nwajiaku, Federal Polytechnic, Oko
Obi Nwakanma, University of Central Florida
Geoffrey Nwaka, Abia State University
Chris Ogbogbo, University of Ibadan
Onaiwu W. Ogbomo, Western Michigan University
Akin Ogundiran, University of North Carolina
Kefa Otiso, Bowling Green State University
Godfrey Uzoigwe, Mississippi State University
Waibinte Wariboko, The University of the West Indies
Zachary Williams, University of Akron
Philip Zachernuk, Dalhousie University
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, Loyola Marymount University
Submissions may include scholarly articles, commentaries, review articles, film and book reviews. Manuscripts must be written in English and must not be more than 30 pages, clearly typed with Microsoft Word Times New Roman 12 points font size, and double-spaced with one-inch margin on all sides.
Articles should include a brief abstract, and a short biography with author's full name, title, current affiliation, a brief description of relevant publications, and full postal address, phone and email details of author(s).
Authors are asked to strictly limit their use of underlining and bolding. Tables should be kept to a minimum and should be typed on separate sheets and their position indicated by a marginal note in the text. All tables should indicate their source(s) typed below the tables and submitted in grayscale (black and white) in .gif or .jpg format. Diagrams and photographs or 'Figures' as they are known generally, should be referred to as such in the manuscript and numbered consecutively.
OFO uses the Chicago Manual of Style 15th Edition. All endnotes must be inserted and numbered automatically as generated by a word processor program such as Microsoft Word. They are placed at the end of the documents.
Article submissions should be sent as email attachment in word format to the editor:
Dr Apollos O. Nwauwa
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403;
Tel: 419-372-7814 Fax: 419-372-2571. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All book reviews and review articles should be sent to:
Dr. Raphael Chijioke Njoku,
Idaho State University
To order or subscribe to the journal, contact:
Goldline and Jacobs Publishing
P. O. Box 714, Glassboro, NJ 08028, USA
Email: email@example.com www.goldlineandjacobs.com
Annual Subscription Rate 2011:
(Single copy: $25.00).
Single (Article $10.00)
Add $5.00 for mailing.