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.

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CFP: Tracing Language Movement in Africa (an Interdisciplinary Volume)

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.

FUND: Gilder Lehrman Center 2016-17 Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University invites applications for its 2016-2017 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections of the Yale University Libraries or other research collections of the New England area, and explicitly engage issues of slavery, resistance, abolition, and their legacies.

CFP - Into the Darkness - 1st Annual Pan-European Studies Graduate Conference at the University of Virginia

Into the Darkness

April 1-3, 2016

While light is associated with normalcy, reason, and the order of the day, darkness means something else: marginality, irrationality, activities and discourses beyond the scope of the mainstream. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: