November 16-18, 2017
The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents its inaugural conference, “Reckoning With Slavery: New Directions in the History, Memory, Legacy, and Popular Representations of Enslavement”. It will take place at the Schomburg Center.
Just a quick note that a slightly revised version of our most recent topical guide, by Dr. Christopher Sawula, is now available in its final form on our main topical guide page, here. This page also lays out the process for writing a guide for any interested scholars. And many thanks to all our subscribers for their input and efforts on these and other initiatives!
The Vernacular Architecture Forum (www.vafweb.org) invites paper proposals for its 37th Annual Conference, A Shared Heritage: Urban and Rural Experience on the Banks of the Potomac, May 2-5, 2018, in Alexandria, Virginia. Papers may address vernacular and everyday buildings, sites, or cultural landscapes worldwide.
I wanted to draw your attention to the publication of Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean, now available from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Please feel free to share with any colleagues, students, or librarians that might be interested.
For a 20% discount, use promo code PH89 at http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/15720.html
Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean
Randy M. Browne
Dear H-Slavery subscribers,
having followed this listserv for a little while now, I believe that some of you might be interested in becoming a member of the Memory Studies Association and connecting with the interdisciplinary field of memory studies more generally.
As one of its current co-chairs, I would be happy to answer any questions. Please check out the website for more information: https://www.memorystudiesassociation.org/
The NYU Atlantic Workshop is pleased to welcome Susanah Romney, Assistant Professor at New York University, as our lunchtime plenary speaker for our upcoming conference.
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.
The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, is delighted to announce that David Wheat’s Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 is the winner of its second annual Harriet Tubman Prize. The $7,500 prize is awarded to the best nonfiction book published in the United States on the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World.