2023 Media & Civil Rights History Symposium

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Call for Papers
January 9, 2023
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, Race Studies

The 2023 biennial Media & Civil Rights History Symposium will be held Thursday-Friday, March 30-31, 2023, at the University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Abstracts of up to 1,000 words for research papers, research-in-progress presentations and panel sessions on any aspect of the historical relationship between media and civil rights are being accepted for the symposium. All presentations will be in person.

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the media and the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Freedom Struggle, the contemporary Social Justice Movement, and Black Livesd Matter.

Abstracts for research papers and research-in-progress presentations must include a title, a brief description of the research, and a sample of primary sources. Abstracts for panel sessions must include a title, a brief description of the panel and a list of confirmed panelists. 

The submission deadline is January 9, 2023. To submit an abstract, visit the symposium website. 

Contact Kenneth Campbell, symposium chair, at kcampbell@sc.edu for more information.

Contact Info: 

Kenneth Campbell, Chairman, Media & Civil Rights History Symposium, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina

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