Call for Papers

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
June 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Sport History & Studies

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.

Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 5, 2018 to April 7, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Social History / Studies

Call for Papers:

Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism

The Gloria Richardson Humanities Initiative

Bowie State University

Bowie, MD 20715

April 5-7, 2018

 

Hooks National Book Award Call for Publications

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Human Rights, Race Studies

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. 

memphis.edu/benhooks/programs/book-award.php

 

F*ck May ’68, Fight Now: Exploring the Uses of the Radical Past from 1968 to Today

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 16, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Oral History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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.

Exploring photography in the History of the immigration to the USA

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 5, 2018 to March 6, 2018
Location: 
Norway
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, European History / Studies, Area Studies

Workshop: Exploring photography in the history of the immigration to the USA

Keynote Speaker: Abigail Solomon-Godeau

What is at stake in producing anthologies of historical writing? Reflections and Perspectives on un Uncommon Genre : a Workshop on African-American history and historiography, and book history, open to all lovers of anthologies

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 23, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Intellectual History, Library and Information Science

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-19th Centuries

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Race Studies, Slavery

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

 

CFP: "Blackness and Labor in the Afterlives of Racial Slavery" - EXTENDED (Abstracts Now Due January 31)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

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

Call for Papers for Bowling Green State University's Africana Studies Program's 20th annual Student Research Conference. "Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 8, 2017
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Area Studies, Black History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

"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.

Black Spaces Matter: Exploring the Aesthetics and Architectonics of an Abolitionist Neighborhood

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 29, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, Slavery, Urban History / Studies

 

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