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