For those planning to attend AJS — we are putting together a panel on early modern Jewish books in the Mediterranean (we have one paper on Isaiah Sonne's book collection, and one on a Judeo-Arabic halakhic manual for women). We're looking for a third paper for our panel! We're open to any topic or aspect of textual culture, manuscript or print, with the period and region both loosely defined...
African Studies Association of the United Kingdom Biennial conference September 2018
Panel on Child Labor in Africa
Pedro Goulart, Pedro A. Oliveira and Aurora A. Santos, members of the research project «"Tell me how it was": Public policies and child labor in Portugal and the Portuguese colonies» are seeking for collaborators for a panel proposal on Child Labor in Africa to be presented at the ASAUK, between September 11-13, 2018.
Although late, I'm still hoping to recruit fellow scholars of slavery in both Africa and the African Diaspora for a panel that would revolve around the complexities of loyalties, alliances, community-building and survival in the worlds of slavery at the AHA 2019 in Chicago.
The World History Association has put out a call for sessions for their June conference. The theme is material culture.
I am seeking historians, art historians, and anthropologists (preferably of color) who'd be interested in submitting something with as part of a session that explores subcultural identity construction, tentatively titled "Material Subcultures: Production and Consumption on the Margins." My research is on queer Euro/American pornography in the early twentieth century.
I'm planning on a panel proposal for the AHA in 2019 on the topic of "World History as General Education: Challenges and Opportunities." If interested, please reach out. Thank you, Matthew