Call for Submissions: African American Migration and Smaller Midwestern Cities

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Area Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Local History

The critical importance of the Great Migration to Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, and Milwaukee has been well-documented. Less understood has been the history and impact of various waves of black migration to smaller Midwestern urban spaces (such as Peoria, Saginaw, Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls, etc.) in the century between the Civil War and the modern Civil Rights movement (approx. 1860-1970).  The Middle West Review welcomes proposals outlining potential articles on this lesser-known migration for publication in a special issue of the journal.  Proposals should be two paragraphs, include a CV, and be sent to MWR@USD.edu by December 15, 2019.

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