Among the artifacts crafted by humankind, textiles have always held a uniquely interdependent relationship with the environment. Textiles derive from vegetal (linen, cotton), animal (wool, silk) and even mineral origins (as in the case of asbestos fibers).
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The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) will soon be accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2019 annual conference, to be held in Toronto, ON, Canada from March 17-19, 2019. Please note that this year the conference is meeting from Sunday through Tuesday, rather than Thursday through Saturday. The Journal of Jesuit Studies regularly sponsors panels at this conference, on any aspect of Jes
Black Panther projects Afrotopic advancement and this panel engages Black civilization receptions both in literary form (reading film(s) as text as well as the graphic novel genre) in order to create dialogue about various aspects of African and African diasporic representation.
The Charles W. Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina, invites abstracts and panel proposals for its 1st Annual International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora (IGGAD) Conference.
The British Academy Writing Workshops 2018
Hyderabad, 11-14 December 2018
“Global Southern Epistemologies”
Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
March 8-9, 2019
The Twentieth Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) Convocation, Induction, Scientific Session and Investiture of New Fellows, 2018
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is among the most prominent and admired young writers of African Europhone fiction. As a Nigerian and Igbo author, she has been linked with one of her renowned predecessors, Chinua Achebe. Indeed Achebe himself paid tribute to Adichie's talent, observing that "Adichie came almost fully made." Clearly one of the influences that shaped that talent has been Achebe's own fiction.