African American Digital Humanities Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Archival Science, Black History / Studies, Digital Humanities
The African American Digital Humanities (AADHum) initiative at the University of Maryland is excited to announce that we are now accepting proposals for our first national conference: Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black. The conference will take place October 18-20, 2018 at the University of Maryland, College Park and feature keynote speakers Andre Brock 

Replacement Panelist: Labor in Lower Mississippi Valley

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 5, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Labor History / Studies

I am seeking a replacement panelist for an accepted session (Saturday, May 19, 2018: 3:00-4:30PM) at the Southern Labor Studies Association Meeting in Athens, GA.

I am especially interested in papers examining regimes of labor and control in the Lower Mississippi Valley during the colonial, antebellum, Civil War, or Reconstruction periods. 

Here is the original panel description, subject to change based on the submissions to this post:

Deadline Approaching: Library Company Fellowship Applications

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 16, 2018 to March 1, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

The March 1, 2018 deadline is approaching for the Library Company of Philadelphia Short-term, Dissertation, and Mellon Post-Doctorate Fellowship applications:

 

The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below. 

 

2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize recipient announced

Pennsylvania,
Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Military History, Slavery

The 2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize will be awarded to Edward Ayers for his work, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W.W. Norton and Company).

 

Ayers will be recognized during an event hosted by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at the Union League Club in New York City on Thursday, April 26. In addition to a $50,000 prize, he will also receive a bronze replica of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' life-size bust “Lincoln the Man.”

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 12 February - 19 February

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
February 19, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Architecture and Architectural History
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 12 February 2018 to 19 February 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Symposium - Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines

Friday April 20, 2018
Tulane University

Xavier Review Special Issue on Writings of Jesmyn Ward

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies

Call of Essay Proposals on the Writings of Jesmyn Ward

Special Issue of the Xavier Review

In August 2017, Ron Charles, editor of Book World wrote in The Washington Post:

CFP for The Activist History Review’s 2018 Conference on "Power"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Activist History Review invites proposals for its annual conference on June 18, 2018, organized around the theme of power.

CALLALOO Call for Papers: Sports as Art, as Resistance

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2018
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Race Studies, Sport History & Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

“Sports as Art, as Resistance”

 

Callaloo invites complete submissions for a special issue devoted to the interdisciplinary examination of sports guest edited by Eric Henderson (Stratagem Entertainment), Miya Knights (Middleton-On-Sea, UK), John McCluskey, Jr. (Indiana University), and Pellom McDaniels III (Emory University).

 

Project Description

CfP : Deadline Extension - African Studies Association of the United Kingdom biennial conference 2018 - New deadline 30 March 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 30, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Geography, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Dear Colleagues,

In response to numerous requests for extension, we have decided to extend the deadline of submissions for paper abstracts and panels for the ASAUK 2018 conference to be held from 11-13 September 2018 at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

The new deadline for submissions is 30 March 2018.

We continue to welcome independent panels and papers to our open stream, as well as papers and panels for all of our thematic streams.

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