African Americans in Western North Carolina Conference, Oct. 27-28, 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 27, 2016 to October 28, 2016
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies

The University of North Carolina at Asheville invites proposals for panels, papers, posters, and roundtables on the African American experience in western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia. Presentations from a variety of disciplines—including sociology, history, anthropology, literature, and others—on western North Carolina will be prioritized, but scholarship on all Southern Appalachian communities will be considered. Our goal is to provide an open forum for scholars to engage each other and our community on the vital issues facing Appalachian communities of color.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 8 August - 15 August

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
August 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 8 August 2016 to 15 August 2016. 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.

Levering Expectations: Young People and Popular Arts Culture in Africa

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
September 19, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

Since Karen Barber theorized the notion of “African popular arts” nearly thirty years ago (1987), a rich field of scholarship has developed around the term, exploring forms of local African expression by the people, for the people, and most often, about the people.

Call for authors to write entries on world religious figures, for encyclopedia to be published by ABC-Clio

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies

Scott E. Hendrix of Carroll University and Uchenna Okeja of Goethe-Universität Frankfurt are co-editing The Encyclopedia of World Religious Figures, which ABC-CLIO will publish. This encyclopedia is targeted at high school as well as college students and seeks to cover religious figures from a broad range of traditions. We are looking for contributors with a minimum of an M.A. (or M.Div) who are able to write about one or more of these figures in as unbiased a manner as possible. Graduate student who are currently completing these requirements are encouraged to apply.

CfP: ACLA 2017 Seminar 'Remembering Transitions: Local Revisions, Global Crossings'

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 23, 2016
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

Proposed seminar for the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017 

Oragnisers:

Ksenia Robbe, University of Leiden

Manuel Ghilarducci, University of Muenster

Remembering Transitions: Local Revisions, Global Crossings

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 1 August - 8 August

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
August 8, 2016
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 1 August 2016 to 8 August 2016. 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.

An International Conference on "The Humanities and Development in Africa"

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 6, 2017 to July 9, 2017
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Government and Public Service, Humanities

An International Conference on

"The Humanities and Development in Africa"

Black and African-Oriented Media: Content, Audience Reception, and Global influence

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2016
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Communication, Film and Film History, Psychology

Call for Proposals

 

Topic: Black and African-Oriented Media: Content, Audience Reception, and Global influence

  

CfP CONJUNTURA AUSTRAL Journal of the Global South

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2016 to October 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONJUNTURA AUSTRAL Journal of the Global South (ISSN: 2178-8839)

Deadline for November 2016 issue: August 15, 2016

Deadline for January 2017 issue: October 15, 2016

CONJUNTURA AUSTRAL Journal of the Global South is a peer reviewed scholarly journal published bimonthly in digital format by the Brazilian Centre for International Relations and Strategic Studies (NERINT) in association with the Postgraduate Program in International Strategic Studies of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, Brazil).

CfP CONJUNTURA AUSTRAL Journal of the Global South

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2016 to October 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONJUNTURA AUSTRAL Journal of the Global South (ISSN: 2178-8839)

Deadline for November 2016 issue: August 15, 2016

Deadline for January 2017 issue: October 15, 2016

CONJUNTURA AUSTRAL Journal of the Global South is a peer reviewed scholarly journal published bimonthly in digital format by the Brazilian Centre for International Relations and Strategic Studies (NERINT) in association with the Postgraduate Program in International Strategic Studies of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, Brazil).

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