Black Power/ Black Super Powers

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 18, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Race Studies

Papers are solicited for the Race and Ethnicity panel of the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Worcester State University on October 19/20, 2018.  With this year's success of the BLACK PANTHER film and the BLACK LIGHTNING television series, the role of black heroes engaging radical liberatory politics has taken on a very public presence.  Engaging resonances with The Black Panthers and their political presence, both of these popular culture superheroes (among others) represent many of the same culture-based politics and performances as real-world resistance movements such

Call for Critical Abstracts and Creative Submissions: Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 30, 2018
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Human Rights

 

Call for Critical Abstracts and Creative Submissions: Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project seeks partners

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Historic Preservation, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Political History / Studies

The Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project invites partnerships and contributions to support the mission in celebrating the history of Kentucky and women's roles in fighting for voting rights.

Announcing the fourth year of OASIS-Orientale American Studies International School

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
May 27, 2018 to June 1, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Area Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature

We invite applications for the 4th year of OASIS-Orientale American Studies International School, a one-week school that will take place at Università Orientale's Conference Center in Procida, off the coast of Naples, Italy, from May 27 to June 1, 2018. 

Confirmed speakers:

Call For Papers: 2018 American Cultures Workshop, The University of Sydney

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Cultural History / Studies
 
The American Cultures Workshop at the University of Sydney invites paper proposals for 2018 from scholars across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Indian Ocean Basin. 
 
Beginning in March 2018, the American Cultures Workshop will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm at the University of Sydney.

Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 6, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Health and Health Care

Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

6:00 pm: Lecture with Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens

Hosted by the Program in African American History

 

Call for Applications! Newberry Library NEH Summer Institute, "Art and Public Culture in Chicago"

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 11, 2018 to June 29, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Urban History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Literature

Applications are due March 1st for our Summer 2018 NEH Institute!

 

Upfront and Onside: The Women's Football Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 8, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Archival Science, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

DESCRIPTION

As part of the Hidden Histories project, funded by the Arts Council, the National Football Museum is delighted to be running and hosting the biggest conference on the history and heritage of women’s football. Coinciding with International Women's Day on 8 March, Upfront & Onside features a programme of influential keynote speakers from around the globe focussing on over 150 years of the women’s game.

Price for 2 days £85. Early Bird rate until 25 January 2018 £76.50 bookk via Eventbrite page.

Event Programme 8 March

Ecologies of Black Childhood (American Studies Association 2018 Meeting)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 28, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Literature

Seeking one to two collaborators on a panel that will explore the relationship between depictions of black childhood and the iteration of a poetics or politic of space.

Prison, Power, and Protest in Black History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 3, 2018 to October 7, 2018
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

            This call for papers is for a proposed panel for the upcoming 103rd meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in Indianapolis, IN between OCT 3-7 2018. (The panel has not yet been submitted to ASALH and I am currently collecting abstracts for the submission.) Once assembled, the panel will focus on themes of black legal confinement across the 20th century, and attempts to resist, protest, and dismantle unfair systems of incarceration.

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