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Call for Papers “Black Editorship in the Early Atlantic World” (Special Issue Atlantic Studies)

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.

DEADLINE EXTENDED 11/23: Workshop CFP: Children, Youth and Labor on the Eve of Independence

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
 

From Twitter

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.

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