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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.

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

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

 

From Twitter

This week in the twittersphere, the story of Margaret Garner, an enslaved woman living in the early nineteenth-century, was published in The New York Times. Written by Rebecca Carroll, the article provides insight into Garner's life, which served as the inspiration behind Toni Morrison's novel Beloved.  It is part of a series of obituaries bringing attention to remarkable black men and women whose deaths remained largely invisible from the public record. From Garner's story of enslavement to Mary Ellen Pleasant, a former slave who became a Gold Rush-era billionaire, this o

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