Fabricating Truths: African-American Women and Clothing in the 19th Century August 28, 2015; March 17-20, 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 28, 2015
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Slavery, Race Studies

Fabricating Truths: African-American Women and Clothing in the 19th Century

Schomburg Center Scholars-in-Residence Program

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
September 1, 2015 to December 1, 2015
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Religious Studies and Theology

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.

Film: “Earl Ijames’s Colored Confederates and U.S. Colored Troops”

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 15, 2015
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, American History / Studies, Military History

The JLMH is proud to present a documentary film and Q &A with Earl Ijames on “Earl Ijames’s Colored Confederates and U.S. Colored Troops” on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7 pm at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603.

Rhetoric Race and Religion Book Series

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Ethnic History / Studies, Composition & Rhetoric

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.

CFP: “Moved by the Spirit, Authorized by God: Black Women Activists and Religion” NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 10, 2015 to September 30, 2015
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Government and Public Service, Human Rights, Political History / Studies

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From Emancipation to Post-Racial, 150 Years of African American Education

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 14, 2015
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies

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.

Call for Manuscripts, Michigan State University Press, Ruth Simms Hamilton African Diaspora Series

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies

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.

CFP: Edited Collection on the Afterlife in the African Diaspora

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2015
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies

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.

 

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