Call for Submissions


THE DYNAMICS AND COMPLEXITIES OF COLORISM

Due: December 30, 2018 (midnight)

 

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is accepting submissions focusing on The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism. We are interested in submissions that focus on but are not limited to the topics noted below.

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED

Articles, essays, book reviews, interviews, film/movie reviews, and social media posts with purpose.

Submission/Author Guidelines

Submissions will not be considered for publication if they have been published before or if they are under review by another journal or publisher. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to use from copyright holders for reproducing tables and figures. Submissions to JOCS are subject to an initial internal review. Submissions considered for potential publication will be reviewed using a blind peer review process. Submissions that do not follow author guidelines will not be considered for publication. Submissions will follow the style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). Submissions should be single-spaced, using 1 inch margins for the top, bottom and sides of every page, 12-pt Times New Roman font, numbered pages. Lines should be left-justified and words should not be divided at the end of a line. Submissions (including notes, references, and tables) should not exceed 25 pages.

 ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

JOCS only accepts online submissions. Registration and login are required to submit items online. To submit manuscripts for review, please register at Journal of Colorism Studies (you will be required to create a user id and password). Subscriptions to JOCS are free.

We are looking forward to your submissions.

 

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Colorism Studies
Website: www.jocsonline.org
Twitter:@colorismjournal

Topics

Racial featuresStigma

Skin color complexes

Girls of color

Women of color

Relationships

Family

Education

Housing

Business

Consumer affairs

Men of color

Boys of Color

Interracial colorism

Intraracial colorism

White superiority

White privilege

Racism

Historical perspectives

Skin bleaching

Phenotypes

Below the Mason Dixon Line

The Workforce

Girls of color and disparate treatmentStudents of color

Film/movies

Music industry

Media

Literature

Healthcare

Mental heath

Communities of color

Groups/organizations/clubs

Politics

Law

Marketing

Religion

International

Trailblazers and torchbearers

Change agents

Unsung girls and women of color

Self-validation

The marginalization of girls of color

Diversity and inclusion

Specialized glass ceilings

Opportunities

Standards of Beauty

 

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Call for Submissions


The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism

Due: December 30, 2018 (midnight)

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is accepting submissions focusing on The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism. We are interested in submissions that focus on but are not limited to the topics noted below.

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED

Articles, essays, book reviews, interviews, film/movie reviews, and social media posts with purpose.

Submission/Author Guidelines

Submissions will not be considered for publication if they have been published before or if they are under review by another journal or publisher. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to use from copyright holders for reproducing tables and figures. Submissions to JOCS are subject to an initial internal review. Submissions considered for potential publication will be reviewed using a blind peer review process. Submissions that do not follow author guidelines will not be considered for publication. Submissions will follow the style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). Submissions should be single-spaced, using 1 inch margins for the top, bottom and sides of every page, 12-pt Times New Roman font, numbered pages. Lines should be left-justified and words should not be divided at the end of a line. Submissions (including notes, references, and tables) should not exceed 25 pages.

 ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

JOCS only accepts online submissions. Registration and login are required to submit items online. To submit manuscripts for review, please register at Journal of Colorism Studies  (you will be required to create a user id and password). Subscriptions to JOCS are free.

We are looking forward to your submissions.

 

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Colorism Studies
Website: www.jocsonline.org
Twitter:@colorismjournal

Topics

Racial features

Stigma

Skin color complexes

Girls of color

Women of color

Relationships

Family

Education

Housing

Business

Consumer affairs

Men of color

Boys of Color

Interracial colorism

Intraracial colorism

White superiority

White privilege

Racism

Historical perspectives

Skin bleaching

Phenotypes

Below the Mason Dixon Line

The Workforce

Girls of color and disparate treatment

Students of color

Film/movies

Music industry

Media

Literature

Healthcare

Mental heath

Communities of color

Groups/organizations/clubs

Politics

Law

Marketing

Religion

International

Trailblazers and torchbearers

Change agents

Unsung girls and women of color

Self-validation

The marginalization of girls of color

Diversity and inclusion

Specialized glass ceilings

Opportunities

Standards of Beauty

 

 

 

 

 


 

The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism Mini Series


Join Visibility for “The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism Mini Series.”

 

March 26, 2018 – April 26, 2018

8:00 PM EST

Listen Live: Complexity Talk Radio

Listener Line: 323-642-1562

Call to ask questions, comment of share

About the Mini-Series

Visibility is producing a mini-series titled “The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism airing live beginning on March 26, 2018 and ending on April 26, 2018. The six-episode mini-series will focus on girls and women of color as victims of colorism and will explore the psychological, emotional, physical and social traumas of colorism with an emphasis on how colorism affects the self-love, self-esteem, self-identity, self-respect and self-pride of girls and women of color as victims of intraracial and interracial colorism.

Topics will include the complexities of colorism, relationships, film, music, media, the workplace, superiority, inferiority, colorism complex, skin color complexes, education, colorism in Brazil, the effects of colorism on children, girls and women of color, colorism and families, status, understanding the detrimental effects of colorism, learning to embrace differences, myths, healthcare, among other relevant discussion topics.

Episodes

  • Monday, March 26, 2018, Introduction to The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism Mini-Series, Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018: The Color of Love: Colorism in Brazil. Guest, Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman
  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018: Colorism in Film, Music and Media, Guest: Dr. Yaba Blay
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018: Colorism in the Workplace, Guest:  Dr. Niambi Powell
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Colorism in Relationships, Dr. Cassandra Chaney
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018: Girls, Women of Color and Colorism. Guests Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman and other guests.

 

Episodes will air live via: Complexity Talk Radio, Inc.

 

Links for each episode will be shared via Twitter: @Visibility_live, @NGWCC  #colorism #visibility

The Color of Love: Colorism in Black Brazilian Families


Visibility 

The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism

Mini Series

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

 Link to Listen Live:   The Color of Love: Colorism in Black Brazilian Families

Listener Line:  323-642-1562

(Listeners may call to ask questions, comment or share)

 

Episode Description

 “The Color of Love” will focus on the psychological, emotional, physical, and social effects of colorism on the well-being and growth of Black Brazilian girls and women. Topics include racial hierarchies in families, racial features, hair, light skin, dark skin, children, love, education, jobs, how skin color and other phenotypes affect the self-esteem, self-love, self-identity, self-pride and self-respect of girls and women, visibility, voices, Afro-Aesthetics Movement, differential treatment, and cultural practices, among other topics.

Visibility’s guest is renowned researcher Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman (whose best-selling book, The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families was awarded the American Sociological Association Section on Emotions Book Award and the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism Charles Horton Cooley Book Award.

 

Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman

Biography

Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman is a Tampa native and Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of South Florida. She received her B.A. from Cornell University and her M.A. & Ph.D. in Sociology from Duke University. Dr. Hordge-Freeman published her first book, The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families (The University of Texas Press) in 2015.  This book was awarded the American Sociological Association Section on Emotions Book Award and the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism Charles Horton Cooley Book Award.  In 2015, she presented a TEDxUSF talk on The Color of Love and her book is slated for publication into Portuguese in April 2018. She has published journal articles in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Qualitative Research, and Ethnic & Racial Studies, several book chapters, and published a co-edited volume with Gladys Mitchell-Walthour entitled, Race and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Diaspora and Black Transnational Scholarship in the US and Brazil (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Hordge-Freeman has been awarded several grants and fellowships to support her research, including a Ford Dissertation Fellowship, American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship, and Ruth Landes Memorial Research Grant. In 2016, Hordge-Freeman received a Fulbright fellowship to complete data collection for a manuscript entitled, Second-Class Daughters: Informal Adoptions as Modern Slavery in Brazil, which is based on over seven years of ethnographic data and interviews.

 

The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism Mini Series


Join Visibility for “The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism Mini Series.”

 

March 26, 2018 – April 26, 2018

8:00 PM EST.

Listen Live: Complexity Talk Radio

Listener Line: 323-642-1562

Call to ask questions, comment of share

About the Mini-Series

Visibility is producing a mini-series titled “The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism airing live beginning on March 26, 2018 and ending on April 26, 2018. The six-episode mini-series will focus on girls and women of color as victims of colorism and will explore the psychological, emotional, physical and social traumas of colorism with an emphasis on how colorism affects the self-love, self-esteem, self-identity, self-respect and self-pride of girls and women of color as victims of intraracial and interracial colorism.

Topics will include the complexities of colorism, relationships, film, music, media, the workplace, superiority, inferiority, colorism complex, skin color complexes, education, colorism in Brazil, the effects of colorism on children, girls and women of color, colorism and families, status, understanding the detrimental effects of colorism, learning to embrace differences, myths, healthcare, among other relevant discussion topics.

Episodes

  • Monday, March 26, 2018, Introduction to The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism Mini-Series, Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018: The Color of Love: Colorism in Brazil. Guest, Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman
  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018: Colorism in Film, Music and Media, Guest: Dr. Yaba Blay
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018: Colorism in the Workplace, Guest:  Dr. Niambi Powell
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Colorism in Relationships, various guests
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018: Girls, Women of Color and Colorism. Guests Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman and other guests.

Episodes will air live via: Complexity Talk Radio, Inc.

Links for each episode will be shared via Twitter: @Visibility_live, @NGWCC  #colorism #visibility

Call for Submissions (Anthology) Girls and Women of Color


The National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. is holding open submissions for personal stories, poems, essays and other short stories to be featured in an upcoming anthology, Our Voices Our Stories: Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color. Editors, Dr. Julie Jung and Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth.

This anthology is a fundraiser of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc., with all proceeds from the anthology going to the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.

We are interested in well-crafted submissions that focus on advancing, celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially. It is through these submissions that we hope to bring awareness, courage, empowerment, and greater solidarity for girls and women of color.

Submission Guidelines

  • No work may be more than 2500 words. Word Count: Essays and short stories, 500-2500 words and poems should not be more than 50 lines. Please watch your word count.  Submissions over the word count will be disqualified for this anthology.
  • The work must not have appeared in print or online anywhere before.
  • All submissions must be written in English, include a cover letter containing word count and writing credits.
  • Each author may submit up to three (3) unique works.
  • Works must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman 12 point font and double spaced.

Author Bios

Submissions should include author biographies not to exceed five single spaced lines and may include links to personal websites.

Submission Timeline

May 15, 2017 through September 30, 2017 (midnight) with a targeted publication date of January 2018.

Submissions

Submit documents to: Anthology@ngwcc.org

On behalf of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc., thank you for your support and submissions.

Join the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Colorism Studies


The Editorial Team of the Journal of Colorism Studies invites applications for Editorial Review Board members. Working with members of the Editorial Advisory Board, members of the Editorial Review Board will review journal submissions and ensure that the journal responds timely to submissions.

The Editorial Review Board will consist of members willing to commit to reviewing articles two times each year and are responsible for reviewing submissions for accuracy, clarity, and research rigor; identifying the strengths and weaknesses of submissions; providing detailed comments on reviewed submissions, and providing recommendations for accepting or rejecting manuscripts for publication.  Note: Members will perform functions virtually.

Composition of the Editorial Review Board includes a wide variety of members representing the community, including organizational leaders, change agents, and educators from all sectors including scholars consisting of early career through senior academics. Members should possess a master’s and/or doctorate in topics published by the journal and have equivalent experience in a relevant subject. We invite and encourage graduate students to submit applications.

The mission of JOCS is to bridge the gap between academia and communities of color by focusing on interdisciplinary issues/topics relative to colorism, diversity, girls and women of color, mixed race identity, identity issues, race, racism, and other societal ills affecting people of color psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially.

Please request Review Board information by sending an e-mail to reviewbd@jocsonline.org  or complete the form below.

Continued Success!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

Editor-in-Chief

 

Publication Notice: Volume 2, Issue 1 of JOCS: Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color


Journal of Colorism Studies

Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) has been published.  This is a thematic issue: Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color.

Subscriptions to the journal are free. To access the journal visit Journal of Colorism Studies  (www.jocsonline.org). If you are not a subscriber, you will be required to create a user name and password and then register as a “Reader.”

Volume 2, Issue 2 will be published in December of 2016.

Enjoy!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

Editor-in-Chief

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