Thursday, August 30, 2012

Call for Abstracts for Brotha Vegan and Alternative Forms of Black Masculinity: New Sistah Vegan Project Anthology

Post date: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Deadline: 15 September 2012 (abstracts), 15 February 2013 (completed pieces)

This anthology is not only about veganism but will include critical perspectives and arts coming from a black male vegan consciousness. You can talk about veganism, but you can also talk about other topics that intersect with your vegan consciousness. What are the ways in which black vegan males think about:
  • Hip hop culture and vegan activism
  • Environmental and nutritional racism
  • Meat eating as a “masculine” stereotype
  • Class and food access
  • Structural racism’s effects on food acces
  • “Obesity” and diabetes in the African American community
  • Access to clean water as a race, class, and gender issue.
  • PETA
  • Going Green; green jobs; green economy
  • Fatherhood
  • Teenhood
  • Ageism
  • Sexism
  • Food sovereignty
  • Occupy movement
  • Experiencing life as a black male who is queer and vegan
  • Disabilities studies and race
  • Prison industrial complex
  • Afrocentricism
  • Spirituality and consumption
  • Critical analysis of Afrocentric and Afrikan Holistic Health movement
  • Decolonizing the body
  • Animal liberation
  • Raising vegan children
This volume should be a safe artistic space for all black men; in particular, marginalized black males such as sexuality minorities (black males who are gay, for example) and black men living with disabilities. Send your abstracts of approximately 2 paragraphs by e-mail.


For queries/ submissions: