September 26, 2012

Dear ASWAD Members,

I hope your fall semester is off to a good start. We are delighted that ASWAD is poised to launch the member publications section on our site, and we look forward to providing this benefit to all of our members later this fall.

Through our website and periodic newsletter updates, your publications will receive wide dissemination among our worldwide members and help ASWAD's mission to increase awareness and understanding of the African diaspora.

If you have a new book published since 2009, ASWAD has extended the deadline for publication submissions until September 30th. (At this time, we are announcing only books, although we will explore the possibility of announcing articles in the future). To contribute your work, please click here to download the submission form and follow these steps:

1.    Fill in and save the submission form with the file name: YOUR LAST NAME_BOOK

2.    If available, please send a digital image of your book cover / jacket art in 200px в 267px (accepted formats: JPG, JPEG, TIFF, PNG) with the file name: YOUR LAST NAME_COVER

3.    Please send the above files to with the subject:
BOOK SUBMISSION. Once submitted, you will receive a confirmation email from our staff. If you have already submitted your form but did not receive a confirmation, please re-submit to the above email address.

Thank you in advance for your participation, and congratulations to all our members whose work is advancing the study of the African Diaspora. We look forward to your submissions!

Sincerely, Dr. Kim D. Butler, Director
Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD)

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