19th Annual Underground Railroad Conference at Temple University, "Digitizing Underground Railroad History," February 16, 2022

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Call for Papers
February 16, 2022
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Research and Methodology

Calling for applications and paper presentations relevant to our conference theme in 2022:  "Digitizing Underground Railroad History."

 Free and open to all, the conference is annually sponsored by Temple University Department of Africology and African American Studies with the Consortium of CWEST of College of Liberal Arts. Virtual conference on February 16, 2022 will include keynote speech, cutting-edge research papers, and conclude with a panel on benefits of digital learning. Pre-registration recommended: belinda.wilson@temple.edu

Inquiries: anadolu@temple.edu

Digital networks, digitizing research material, digital and interactive maps about known and lesser-known routes, safe houses, to improve and maintain our learning skills with new methods, and practical educational tools, in particular for our students, about Underground Railroad History, and the people who were involved in operations of the network.

Please forward 250--word abstracts, and a short bio of 100 words to anadolu@temple.edu

Add subject heading "2022 UGRR Conference."

Abstract deadline: December 5, 2021.

Contact Info: 

Dr. NIlgun Anadolu-Okur,

Professor, Temple University, Africology and African American Studies

College of Liberal Arts, Philadelphia, Pa 19122

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