Call for Editors: The Langston Hughes Review (Update)

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
February 15, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

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.

eMemoir - On Being a Black Woman Undergraduate at the University of Kentucky in 1961

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, History Education, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Public History

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.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK ON THE EDUCATION OF BLACKS IN AFRICA AND THE UNITED STATES

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 31, 2016
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Educational Technology, Intellectual History, History Education

Reevaluating the Black Experience in Higher Education in Africa and the United States:  

Struggles, Survival, and Successes

 

Edited

 

Ogechi E. Anyanwu and Timothy Forde

 

 

INTRODUCTION

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference on the Harlem Renaissance

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 28, 2017 to April 30, 2017
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Local History, Urban History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies
CALL FOR PAPERS
 
THE MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
 
”THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS: THE POTOMAC RIVER REGION AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE”
 
HOSTED BY THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE TINNER HILL HERITAGE FOUNDATION

2017 Annual Africa Conference CFP

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 6, 2017 to April 7, 2017
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Area Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies

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

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
October 26, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Public History, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Labor History / Studies

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

 

Fellowships available in Transatlantic History

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 5, 2017
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

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.

2017 Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
October 15, 2017
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Oral History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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.

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