Fabricating Truths: African-American Women and Clothing in the 19th Century
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Race, Gender, and Power in the Mormon Borderlands
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, one of The New York Public Library’s four research centers, is now accepting applications for its Scholars-in-Residence Program for the academic year of 2016–2017.
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Boston, March 10‐12, 2016
The South in the North
We are pleased to announce that Lexington Books, a division of the Roman and Littlefield Press, will publish the Rhetoric, Race and Religion Book Series. The series will provide space for emerging, junior or senior scholars engaged in research that studies rhetoric from a race or religion perspective. This will includes studies contributing to our understanding of how rhetoric helps shape race and/or religion and how race and/or religion shapes rhetoric. In this series, scholars seek to examine phenomenon from either a historical and contemporary perspective.
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is located in the Jefferson School, which was once the only school available for blacks in the City of Charlottesville. This year, the Center celebrates the 150-year anniversary of the opening of the original Jefferson School (1865) with a three-day conference that seeks to explore the historic and contemporary state of black education locally and nationally. The conference begins on Thursday October 22, with a keynote and participant reception.
The Ruth Simms Hamilton African Diaspora series at Michigan State University Press presents the past and contemporary experiences of African people throughout the world, written by emerging and established scholars in various fields in the social sciences and humanities in pursuit of a reconceptualization of the historical global movements of African peoples. This series pays tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Ruth Simms Hamilton, a pioneer in African Diaspora Studies, and builds on her seminal work and conceptualization of the African Diaspora.
We are seeking abstracts (300 words) for essays (7500-8500 words, excluding notes) on the topic of the “Afterlife in the African Diaspora” for an edited collection on this important and underexplored area of inquiry.