About the Fellowship
In pursuit of our mission to foster and promote scholarship on Langston Hughes, his cohorts of the Harlem Renaissance, and beyond, the Langston Hughes Society is accepting proposals for a dynamic, energetic new editor for the Langston Hughes Review. The deadline to submit applications is February 15, 2017.
A new project has started up at the Kentucky Women in the Civil Rights Era site. Angela Alexander Townsend is writing a series of posts that describe her time at the University of Kentucky (UK) as a freshman entering in 1961. A predominately white public university, UK began admitting black graduate students in 1949 and -- by the early 1950s -- a few undergraduate students of color.
Reevaluating the Black Experience in Higher Education in Africa and the United States:
Struggles, Survival, and Successes
Ogechi E. Anyanwu and Timothy Forde
The Department of History, Political Science, Geography, & Africana Studies at Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, invites academics, independent scholars, policymakers, and graduate students to present scholarly papers at its fifth annual conference on the theme: Transformations in Africana Studies: Epistemology, Theory Building, and Methodology
Archives, Advocacy and Change: Tales from Four New York City Collections
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 7 PM – 8 PM
Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029
The Transatlantic History PhD program at the University of Texas at Arlington is pleased to announce the availability of Enhanced Graduate Teaching Assistantship and Doctoral Teaching Fellowship packages for students entering in Fall 2017. This is a six-year package that includes a stipend of roughly $15,000 for nine months of work per year, plus free tuition.
Call for Submissions: 2017 Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies
The Southern Labor Studies Association is currently accepting submissions for the Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies. SLSA awards the Zieger Prize at the biennial Southern Labor Studies Conference for the best unpublished essay in southern labor studies written by a graduate student or early career scholar, journalist, or activist. The Zieger Prize includes a $500 award.
CALL FOR PAPERS