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CFP's and Announcements
Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship
Summer 2016 - May 2017
The American Antiquarian Society’s 2016 Summer Seminar in the History of the Book in American Culture will run from June 13-17, on the subject “Subscription Publishing in America.” It will be led by Michael Winship, Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. Applications are due March 15, 2016. For more details, see http://www.americanantiquarian.org/2016-summer-seminar-history-book.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 18 January 2016 to 25 January 2016. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Afro-Am.
THE GLC WILL AWARD UP TO TWO FULL-YEAR HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MODERN DAY SLAVERY FELLOWSHIPS IN 2016-2017
FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION: http://glc.yale.edu/fellowships/human-trafficking-and-modern-day-slavery-fellowship
DEADLINE: February 15, 2016
APPLY HERE: http://apply.interfolio.com/33005
The Most Challenging Issue: Religion and Race in the Baha’i Community
CFP: American Studies Association (ASA) 2016 Panel
November 17-20, 2016
No Duty to Retreat?: Defense and the Home/Land
Journal of Civil and Human Rights, Volume 1, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2015
Michael Ezra, “Editor’s Note”
Keona K. Ervin, For Dignity and Power: Black Women’s Political Leadership in Postwar St. Louis
Peter Cole, “An injury to one is an injury to all”: ILWU Local 10 and the Fight against Apartheid
Richard D. Benson II, Interview with Gwendolyn M. Patton
Dave Canton, Interview with Joe Madison