Within the last decade, there has been a rise of seminal scholarship on early African American print. Major collections like Lara Langer Cohen and Alexander Stein’s Early African American Print Culture (2012) or George Hutchinson and John K. Young’s Publishing Blackness (2013), along with Eric Gardner’s Black Print Unbound (2015), have sparked new conversations between African American and print culture studies.
Guest Editor: William Sturkey
Workshop CFP: Children, Youth and Labor on the Eve of Independence
Hosted by Duquesne University, Department of History and The Center for African Studies
Co-sponsored by University of Pittsburgh, Department of History
Deadline for proposal submission: November 23rd, 2018
It’s a pleasure to announce the publication of my book, The Captive Sea, Slavery, Communication, and Commerce in Early Modern Spain and the Mediterranean.
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The Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience invites applications for its full-time residential writing fellowship, which supports outstanding writing on American history and culture by both scholars and nonacademic authors.
CALL FOR PAPERS | SYMPOSIA IRANICA
FOURTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE ON IRANIAN STUDIES
I wanted to inform you of the following event hosted by the Draper Chair in the History Department of the University of Connecticut.
Trending in the Twittersphere the past two weeks, the University of Virginia posted images of the design for the university's memorial to the enslaved. Check out the images of the installation here. Similarly, a trending piece by journalist Patrick Sisson titled "Confronting Slavery Head-On, New Museums Shift How U.S.