Textile Ecologies: Environmental Aesthetics and Transmaterial Dynamics of Cloth (CAA New York 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 13, 2019 to February 16, 2019
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

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).

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 9 July - 16 July

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
July 16, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Area Studies
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 9 July 2018 to 16 July 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

CfP: Jesuit Studies at the Renaissance Society of America (March 17-19, 2019, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 13, 2018 to August 5, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

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

The Wakandan Civitas and its Panthering Futurity

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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.

International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 13, 2018 to September 7, 2018
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Slavery

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.

CFA: Global Southern Epistemologies workshop

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
December 10, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

The British Academy Writing Workshops 2018

Hyderabad, 11-14 December 2018

“Global Southern Epistemologies”

CFP: Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

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

Type: 
Event
Date: 
August 9, 2018
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Area Studies, Contemporary History, Nationalism History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

The Twentieth Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) Convocation, Induction, Scientific Session and Investiture of New Fellows, 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Literary Dialogue with Chinua Achebe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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.

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