New Interdisciplinary Journal on Diaspora Studies Founded at Kentucky State University

The Southern Interdisciplinary Roundtable on African Studies (SIRAS) at Kentucky State University has debuted a new scholarly journal devoted to examining the relationships between Africans and African diasporas. Notes and Records: An International Journal of African and African Diaspora Studies will be published twice each year. More information can be found here.

Egbunam Amadife, director of SIRAS and chair of the division of behavioral sciences and social sciences at Kentucky State, serves as managing editor of the new journal. Dr. Amadife is a graduate of the School of International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. He earned a master’s degree at the University of Rhode Island and a Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut.

The editor of the journal is Raphael C. Njoku, a member of the history department faculty at the University of Louisville. He holds doctoral degrees from Vrije University in Brussels and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


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  1. Good to know SIRAS has gone one step ahead of our discussion during my last visit to Frankfort KY. I now live in Southern California and still keen in your activities.

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