Call for papers for the Annual publication Black Ball, published by McFarland Publishing. This is a peer reviewed journal focusing on the history of black baseball. The 2019 journal will include a special section focusing on barnstorming and minor negro league teams and their history. Send inquiries or papers to the editor, Dr. Leslie Heaphy. Other topics will also be accepted as long as they have a connection to the history of African Americans and baseball.
Call for Papers:
Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism
The Gloria Richardson Humanities Initiative
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD 20715
April 5-7, 2018
REMINDER: Deadline for submissions for the 2017 Hooks National Book Award is 12.31.17. Submissions must be first-published in 2017. Visit the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change website for award details.
Around the time of the financial meltdown of 2008 and the ensuing economic crisis, the slogan 'Fuck May '68, Fight Now' appeared on protest banners and spray-painted on walls all over Europe. In disavowing the legacies of that earlier moment of revolt and revolutionary optimism, it counterposed the urgencies of current struggles against the nostalgia and romance for the radical event. Yet disavowal or refusal have not been confined to a new generation of activists.
Workshop: Exploring photography in the history of the immigration to the USA
Keynote Speaker: Abigail Solomon-Godeau
Professors Parfait and Rossignol (and a number of other French contributors) will release an on-line anthology of African-American historians from William Wells Brown to John Hope Franklin in the spring of 2018. This workshop is an opportunity for them to discuss what is stake in launching an anthology of historical writing with other scholars, specialists of African-American historians or book historians. For a brief presentation of the anthology, see : https://hdlm.hypotheses.org/anthologie
CFP: Visualizing Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean, 16th to 19th centuries
29th May, Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, London
Keynote speaker: Dr. Tamara J. Walker, University of Toronto
Blackness and Labor in the Afterlives of Racial Slavery
A Special Issue of International Labor and Working-Class History
Franco Barchiesi, editor
CALL FOR PAPERS
"Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies," encompasses a wide range of topics spanning time and place, from current and historic political events, to artistic and cultural developments, and environmental change.