International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference

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Call for Papers
July 13, 2018 to September 7, 2018
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Slavery

The Charles W. Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina, invites abstracts and panel proposals for its 1st Annual International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora (IGGAD) Conference. This year’s theme—Tracing the African Diaspora: Places of Suffering, Resilience and Reinvention—examines significant social, political and cultural experiences among African American communities and various African and Caribbean nations in the past, present and envisioned future. Papers that contribute new knowledge and understanding in the broad areas of racial identity, feminism, transnational migration, gender studies, public health, religion, slavery, Afrofuturism, Pan-Africanism and Gullah/Geechee are encouraged.

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