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This week in the Twittersphere, Peniel Joseph's article "Why this Year's Black History Month is Pivotal" reminds us that this year, 2019, marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans brought to the British colonial America.

CFP: "Gender, Slavery, and the City in African History: Celebrating Kristin Mann," The 4th Annual Lagos Studies Association Conference. Lagos, Nigeria. June 27-29, 2019

Call for Panelists

“Gender, Slavery, and the City in African History: Celebrating Kristin Mann."

The 4th Annual Lagos Studies Association Conference. Lagos, Nigeria. June 27-29, 2019

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DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP: Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) 2019 Conference (DEADLINE - MAR 1, 2019)

Call for Papers:  Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora

10th Biennial Conference, November 5-9, 2019

The College of William & Mary

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

 

Denial of Slavery in Management Studies - paywall removed for February

Dear friends,

the publisher (Wiley) of Journal of Management Studies has removed the paywall from my 2003 paper, The Denial of Slavery in Management Studies, for February, to mark Black History Month in the USA.

The .pdf can be downloaded free-of-charge here 

The abstract is:

From Twitter

This week in the twittersphere, an unusual letter found in the manuscript collections at the Library of Congress made the spotlight. Explored by historian Adam Rothman in his article “’My Dear Master:’ An Enslaved Blacksmith’s Letter to a President,” the letter provides a glimpse into the life and political awareness of one enslaved man during the mid-nineteenth century.

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