Upcoming conference "1917: Revolution, Radicalism, and Resistance in the Atlantic World. "

The Transatlantic History Student Organization at the University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 18th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History 1917: Revolution, Radicalism, and Resistance in the Atlantic World.  The conference will be held at the University Center of The University of Texas at Arlington on October 19-21, 20017.  Our keynote speakers are Dr. Julia Mickenberg and Dr.

Junior and Senior Fellowships 2018-2019: Biography, Life Writing, Portraiture, Life Imaging

The Morphomata Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Cologne is pleased to invite applications for fellowships for the academic year 2018/19. The fellowships are awarded to scholars working within the Humanities (“Geisteswissenschaften”), in the field of portraiture/life imaging and/or biography/life writing. The focus of this year’s call for applications lies on the topic of portraiture. Morphomata especially invites projects from international scholars, with a cross-cultural approach.

"U.S. Slavery's Untold Stories in the Era of Trump and M4BL" - Registration now open

This one-day workshop will be held on Friday 27th October 2017 at the University of Liverpool, with support from the Royal Historical Society and the Centre for the Study of International Slavery. Link to register and timetable for the day can be found here:


CFP: Masculinity and Slavery, SHEAR 2018


I’m interested in organizing a panel on slavery and masculinity for the 2018 SHEAR conference, to be held in Cleveland on July 18-22.  Specifically, I seek 3 papers (and a commenter) addressing the ways in which bondsmen experienced and defined manhood in and through their interaction with enslaved women – for example, through marriage, courtship, father-daughter relationships, other kin relationships, friendships, labor, resistance, leisure pursuits, or religious activities.


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