Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 16, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Contemporary History, Human Rights

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim Crow culture and the disenfranchisement of blacks. In response, on August 28, 1963, noted American civil rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, urging radical social and political change in a society marred by a rich history of segregation and discrimination.

Returning the Gaze Part II

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 4, 2016 to November 5, 2016
Location: 
Austria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Human Rights, Race Studies

ERIF is proud to announce the Call for Contributions for its second conference Returning the Gaze Part II. Picking up from our first conference – 2014’s Returning the Gaze: Blackface in Europe – our second edition will continue to present a critical view on European racialised imagery, while approaching from a broader angle the departs from only blackface related themes.

Seeking Panelists for 2016 ASA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 30, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

My name is Dr. Shantella Y. Sherman and I am an independent historian working in the field of the American Eugenics Movement.  I am currently looking for panelists for the 2016 American Studies Associatoin Conference Home / Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are (November 17-20, 2016, Denver, Colorado)  for a panel "Racial Uplift & the Disarticulation of Home."

Columbia University IRAAS Summer Institute: “The Many Worlds of Black New York”

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 11, 2016 to July 16, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Greetings, 

Slavery and Emancipation on ‘the Moses Mordecai Place’ in Raleigh

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 14, 2016
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Local History
The JLMH is proud to present a lecture on “Slavery and Emancipation on ‘the Moses Mordecai Place’ in Raleigh” by Doug Porter on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7 pm at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Admission is $16 for the general public and $11 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, and advanced payment is required.

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2016
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Psychology, Sociology, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.org) is organizing a special issue to analyze the work of Frances Cress Welsing, MD. The editors are Jahi Issa, Ph.D., Patricia Newton, M.D., MPH, M.A. (Nana Dr. Akosua Akyaa) and Lawson Bush V, Ph.D. (Nana Kweku Baakan). Papers examining her books, articles and presentations are welcomed. Secondly, contributions should engage the following themes; however, papers that examine other areas of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing’s life and work will also be considered: 

THE SOCIAL - Call for Papers 4th International Biennial Conference of Visual Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2016
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts

 

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 7, 2016
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Film and Film History

I am editor of the Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema  and I'm looking for a range of students, scholars and other experts to contribute to this text.

Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives Study Grants

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
April 1, 2016
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Intellectual History, Religious Studies and Theology

STUDY GRANTS AVAILABLE FROM SOUTHERN BAPTIST

HISTORICAL LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES

Buchanan Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
January 12, 2016 to February 19, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Black History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Local History, Urban History / Studies
Paul E. Buchanan Award

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