African Studies

Black History Month Spotlight: Explore African Studies Journals from IUP

In honor of Black History Month, we invite you to recognize the contributions African Americans have made to our world, and discover groundbreaking scholarship stemming from the African Diaspora. From studies on African conflict and peace to dialogues on race and ethnicity, our journals in African and African-American studies actively work to break down stereotypes and focus on the struggles and aspirations of ordinary people. Enjoy the following sample articles for free from our African Studies journals.

Jalada 05 / Transition 123 Special Issue Now Available!

We are excited to announce that the long-awaited special issue of Transition is now available on JSTOR! Transition, the international journal of politics, culture, and ethnicity, has partnered with the Pan-African writer’s collective, Jalada, to gather, support, and publish new writing talent.

Celebrate Black History Month with IUP Journals!

This month, we honor the contributions African Americans have made to our world, and we take great pride in recognizing the scholarship stemming from the African Diaspora. From studies on African conflict and peace to dialogues on race and ethnicity, our journals in African and African-American studies actively work to break down stereotypes and focus on the struggles and aspirations of ordinary people.

Reader Review: “Generations of Struggle” | ‘Transition’ 119

These reviews are part of a series that gives our readers a platform to respond to articles, elaborate on interesting points or share why they are excited about a particular piece of scholarship. This review has been solicited on behalf of the journal Transition. Send their team a brief review of your favorite Transition article (4-5 sentences) and their handy 12-month desk calendar could be yours, too!

Editor’s Choice: “Working the City” | ‘Transition’ 121

Bernard Matambo’s article, “Working the City,” has been awarded Editor’s Choice for Transition’s newest issue and can now be read for free at JSTOR. Below, Bernard elaborates on how raising airfare to the States becomes a full-time occupation for two Zimbabwean students determined to study in the U.S.

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