Dr. Charles H. Rowell founded Callaloo in 1976 at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With its emphasis on critical studies of the arts and humanities, as well as creative writing, Callaloo has emerged as the most essential and continuously published journal in matters pertinent to African American and African Diaspora Studies worldwide. The journal publishes original work by and about writers and visual artists of African descent worldwide. Callaloo offers an engaging mixture of fiction, poetry, critical articles, interviews, drama, and visual art
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