The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts sponsors programs for senior, visiting senior, postdoctoral, and predoctoral fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars reside in Washington and participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Fellows are provided with studies and have access to the notable resources represented by the collections, the library, and the image collections of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other research libraries and collections in the area.
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In preparation for a volume of essays to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the “Denmark Vesey Conspiracy” of 1822, the Carolina Lowcountry in the Atlantic World Program (CLAW) at the College of Charleston will hold a small conference on enslaved and free black anti-slavery, February 8-10, 2019.
A two-day symposium in Durham, North Carolina reflecting on the SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) Digital Gateway Project, a collaboration between veteran activists of the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University where those who made the history are central to telling the story. Activists, scholars, and archivists reflect on the creation of the SNCC Digital Gateway and how SNCC’s organizing can inform struggles for self-determination, justice, and democracy today.
The Oberlin College Archives established the Frederick B. Artz Summer Research Grants Program in 1990. This research program, which is made possible by a grant from the Oberlin Historical and Improvement Organization, is intended to encourage and facilitate the publication of scholarly, humanistic studies based on archival and special collections sources at Oberlin College, with special emphasis on the history of the institution, Oberlin Community and liberal arts education.
Since the nineteenth century, Black female public intellectuals have called attention to and protested against the discrimination of African American women on the basis of their race, class, and gender, and particularly in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, their sexual orientation. Drawing on their spiritual authority, many of these black feminists, from Maria Stewart, Anna Julia Cooper, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett to Pauli Murray, bell hooks, and Maya Angelou, have attempted to dislodge the normative thinking that has occluded the presence of these injustices.
Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women’s and Gender Studies
Special Issue: Media, Activism, and Social Development
ABC-CLIO, the leading publisher of academic reference works, is developing 50 Events that Shaped African American History to be published in 2019. The two-volume encyclopedia will help readers understand the significance of the African American experience through "50 Key Events" that helped shape the United States. Critical moments in black social, cultural, economic, and political history will be organized chronologically with useful timelines, contextual backgrounds, and interesting sidebars highlighting important participants and places, among other features.
Special Collections at Smith College offer four fellowships. The Sophia Smith Collection and the Smith College Archives offer the Margaret Storrs Grierson, Friends of the Smith College Libraries, and Carel B. Germain Fellowships awarded in an annual competition. Scholars will hold awards of $2,500, intended to support research visits of four to six weeks. One Mortimer Fellowship of $2,500 is awarded annually for research in the rare book collection.