The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is accepting submissions for the first annual Harriet Tubman Book Prize. The award honors a distinguished and appropriately documented nonfiction book published in the United States in 2015 on the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World. It carries a $7,500 prize.
H-Atlantic is an international network for Atlantic World History from 1500 to 1800. This an interdisciplinary network for scholars who study colonial North America and the United States, Europe, West Africa, the Caribbean, and South America in a transatlantic context.
Call for Proposals
Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists &
Quaker Studies Research Association
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre
1046 Bristol Road
Birmingham, B29 6LJ
June 24-26, 2016
Call for Papers for an edited volume
Tracing Language Movement in Africa
Edited by Ericka Albaugh and Kathryn de Luna
This interdisciplinary volume blends insights from the fields of history, political science, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, and philosophy, exploring the movement of languages over time and territory in Africa. It asks how these disciplines trace, represent, and explain language use and change on the continent.
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) invites applications for its 2016-17 visiting academic fellowships. Over thirty short-term fellowships will be awarded for peridos of one to two months.