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X-Post: Conference: The 3rd Annual Igbo Conference will take place at SOAS May 2-3

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Louisa Egbunike <le7@soas.ac.uk>

 

The 3rd Annual Igbo Conference will take place at SOAS May 2-3. This

year's theme is 'Igbo Heritage:Production, Diffusion and Legacy'.

 

Keynote Speaker: Douglas B Chambers is an associate professor of

history at the University of Southern Mississippi. Professor Chambers

is a cultural historian of "Atlantic Africa" with research interests

in the Igbo Diaspora and comparative slavery in the Americas. His

keynote address is entitled 'The Igbo Diaspora in the Era of the Slave

Trade: Historical and Cultural Connections'.

 

Featured Speakers: Chike Azuonye (Nigeria Art Society UK) will speak

Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize

Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association

Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize

 

The 2014 Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize will be awarded to the best article appearing in 2013 in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontiers, or Atlantic World history.  Authors must be or become LACS members at the time of submission.

 

Deadline: June 1, 2014

 

For Membership information, please see: http://ww2.tnstate.edu/lacs/

 

 

Send one electronic copy of the article to each to the following four prize committee members:

 

Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize

Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association

Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize

The 2014 Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize will be awarded for the best book published in 2013 in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontiers, or Atlantic World history.  Authors must be or become LACS members at the time of submission.

Please send a copy of the book to each committee member.

For Membership information, please see: http://ww2.tnstate.edu/lacs/

Deadline: June 1, 2014

Rachel Moore (Committee Chair)
Department of History and Geography

126 Hardin Hall

LACS Dissertation Prize

Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association

LACS Dissertation Prize

 

The 2014 LACS Dissertation Prize will be awarded to the best dissertation completed and defended in 2013 in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontiers, or Atlantic World history.  Dissertations defended at any institution in the US South and adjacent states (i.e. any state in which the SHA has held a meeting) will be considered. Authors must be or become LACS members at the time of submission. 

 

Submit two files to each of the committee members below: a title and one-page abstract and an electronic version of the dissertation.