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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 3 September - 10 September

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 jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CFS: Edited Volume - Literary And Cultural Aesthetics In The 21st Century: Revisiting Amiri Baraka’s Legacy

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”.

CFP: Missions and Colonial Power in Angola and Mozambique in the 20th Century

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.

Book: Power, Culture and Modernity in Nigeria Beyond the Colony.

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.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 27 August - 3 September


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

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-AfResearch: 20 August - 27 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 20 August 2018 to 27 August 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-AfResearch.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

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