Professor N. Frank Ukadike, Dept. of Communication, Tulane University passed away in August 2018, his memorial service was September 7, 2018.
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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 3 September 2018 to 10 September 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Africa. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to email@example.com, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Imamu Amiri Baraka, formerly known as LeRoi Jones and the co-founder of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), passed away in 2014. The duty of remembering is a unique opportunity to assess Baraka’s legacy, the movement, and the direction taken by African American literature. Baraka's poetic productions and general body of work have garnered mixed appreciation. According to David L. Smith, “Some observers have regarded him as confused and unstable, others have hailed him as the apostle of the Black Aesthetic or as the Father of Contemporary Black Poetry”.
The latest episode of the Hip Hop African Podcast (Laura Lora on the Politics of Gender & a Ghanian American Identity) is now available at: https://hiphopafrican.com/2018/09/01/hhap-episode-27-laura-lora-on-the-politics-of-gender-...
6-7 December 2018
Venue: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Call for Papers
In the 20th century, during the colonial period in Angola and Mozambique, the projects and missionary activities received special attention from the Portuguese government and from numerous churches, shaping the societies.
The book traces the shifting dynamics between various segments of the African elite by critically analyzing existing historical accounts, traditions and archival documents. First, it explores the lost world of native intellectual thoughts as the perspective through which Africans experienced the colonial encounter. It thereby makes Africans central to contemporary debates about the meanings and legitimacy of colonial empires, and about the African cultural experience.
2019 Annual Meeting
June 6-8, 2019
Power in Agricultural History
Appel à candidatures pour des bourses de terrain 2019
Call for Applications for Field Grants 2019
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 27 August 2018 to 3 September 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Africa. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.
AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Susquehanna University - Assistant Professor in African History