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Recent Discussion Posts

seeking panelist for history of sex education in Africa, SHCY 2015

We are seeking a participant for a panel on histories of sex education in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Africa for the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 24-26, 2015. Other participants will be presenting on sex education in South and East Africa, and we would welcome anyone working on this topic in these or, preferably, other regions.


If you're interested, please contact Sarah Duff or Corrie Decker by September 25th at:

AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAM ANNOUNCES 2015 WORKSHOP WILL BE “RED ASSEMBLY: TIME AND WORK”

    The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) is pleased to announce that the 2015 ACIP workshop will be Red Assembly: Time and Work. The workshop was proposed by organizers Gary Minkley (University of Fort Hare), Leslie Witz (University of the Western Cape), and Helena Pohlandt-McCormick (University of Minnesota) with Simon Gush (Independent artist) and will take place in East London, South Africa.

Red Assembly: Time and Work

Job: Assistant Professor of African History

Assistant Professor of African History

The History Department at Rice University seeks a historian of Africa at the rank of assistant professor.  Open to all periods and subfields.  Applicants must have received the Ph.D., or fulfilled the requirements for the Ph.D., by 1 November of the year employment commences, in History or a related field. 

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