Author Profile


C. Smith


African-American professor of African languages and literature, founder, Society of African Folklore, and Literary Society International, LSI, Charles Smith, is editorial director of the International Research Council on African Literature and Culture, IRCALC.



In literature, Smith honors the best traditions of Africa-centered discourses through the journal projects of Africa Research Council, challenging western hegemony in information and cultural dissemination and fostering new dimensions in African writing and thought. As coeditor of the African Literary Journal, ALJ, Journal of African Literature, JAL, Critical Supplementary Studies, CS, and New Poetry, NP, Professor Smith brings together writers and critics throughout Africa and her Diaspora in the affirmation of the dignity of their cultures and the originality of their way of life.




An African global-network publishing company