African-American Arts: Activism and Aesthetics Conference Submissions

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Sociology

The African-American Arts:  Activism and Aesthetic Conference will engage participants in a set of critical conversations by activists, scholars, and artists reflecting on the legacies of African-American activism as an element of artistic practice, particularly as they concern artistic expression and racism and the intersections of creative processes with aesthetic, economic, sociological, and psychological inequalities.

CFP: Exploring the Boundaries of Black Intellectual History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 24, 2017 to March 25, 2017
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Intellectual History, Slavery

CFP: Exploring the Boundaries of Black Intellectual History

Call for Papers: The Power of Hip Hop (Art & Social Change in Global Contexts)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 8, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Music and Music History, Popular Culture Studies

Call for Submissions: The Power of Hip Hop

A one-day seminar on the role of hip hop in affecting positive social change

Papers from academics, practitioners and postgraduate students encouraged

 

Organisation Website: www.inplaceofwar.net

The Black Feminist Futures Symposium

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
May 20, 2016 to May 21, 2016
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Black Feminist Futures Symposium

Friday May 20, 2016 (5:00PM-8:00 PM) and Saturday May 21,2016 (8:30 AM – 7:30 PM)

CFP - Anglophone African Literature and Culture

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature

The Literary Encyclopedia at www.litencyc.com is looking for qualified writers to enhance its coverage of Anglophone African literature and culture. The list below is not comprehensive or final, and new proposals of writers/works/context essays that are not currently listed in our database are also welcome. However, we will prioritize articles on writers and works frequently studied in university courses, and those that are highly topical and well-known.

CCWH Ida B. Wells Graduate Student Fellowship 2016

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
May 15, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

The Coordinating Council for Women in History Ida B. Wells Graduate Student Fellowship is an annual award of $1000 given to a graduate student working on a historical dissertation that interrogates race and gender, not necessarily in a history department. The award is intended to support either a crucial stage of research or the final year of writing. The applicant must be a CCWH member; must be a graduate student in any department of a U.S. institution; must have passed to A.B.D.

Civil Rights Documentary Cinema and the 1960s: Transatlantic Conversations on History, Race and Rights

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 24, 2016 to May 26, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Black History / Studies, Race Studies

BRITISH ACADEMY LANDMARK CONFERENCE

Civil Rights Documentary Cinema and the 1960s: Transatlantic Conversations on History, Race and Rights

The British Academy, London

24-26 May 2016

This conference is co-sponsored by the Centre for Research in Race and Rights, the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, the University of Leicester and the University of Birmingham.

The Revolution Is Now Being Televised and Tweeted: Black Protest, Preaching, and (Re)Presentations, From the Black Arts Movement to #BlackLivesMatter, c.1965-2016

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
October 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

Spring 2017

 

Regennia N. Williams, PhD, Editor

 

The revolution will not be televised, will not be televised,

Will not be televised, will not be televised.

The revolution will be no re-run brothers;

The revolution will be live.

-- Gil Scott-Heron, 1970

 

 

Call for Proposals: "Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World," College of Charleston, June 15-17, 2017, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 1, 2016
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Public History, Slavery

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Conference: "Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World," June 15-17, 2017, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Hosted by: The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, Addlestone Library, and the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston

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