Welcome to Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance.
Continuum: The peer reviewed Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance is a service of the BlackTheatre Network dedicated to fostering scholarship on the past, present and future of African diaspora performing arts.
Since 2014 Continuum has made a significant contribution to scholarly and educational discourse by publishing over 50 scholarly articles and book/performance reviews. All articles undergo a two level peer review process.
Call for Papers: “Black Theatre Today.” Volume 5, Issue 2
Continuum publishes two issues per year. The anticipated publication for the next issue, 5.2 is June/July, 2020.
Volume 5, Issue 2:
For issue 5.2, the editors of Continuum seek critical and theoretical essays that explore new developments in twenty-first century black theatre. Suggested topics include but are not limited to the following:.
- Twenty-First Century Black Theatre and Black Feminism
- What is Hip Hop Theatre?
- New Voices of African Diaspora Theatre
- Staging Blackness in the Twenty-First Century
- Theatre and the Black Lives Matter Movement
- African Women Playwrights Today
General Submission Guidelines
Submitted articles and reviews cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance. All articles and reviews have a two step peer review process.
All submissions receive two levels of peer review. Author guidelines can be found by clicking here.
For greater detail on guidelines for book and performance reviews, click the Submission Guidelines in the left side bar.
Electronic submission instructions can be found in the left side bar by clicking SUBMIT ARTICLE. Our deadline submission date for issue 5.2 is February 1, 2020. Please note, Continuum journal does not publish plays or other creative works.