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
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
Friday May 20, 2016 (5:00PM-8:00 PM) and Saturday May 21,2016 (8:30 AM – 7:30 PM)
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.
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.
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 Journal of Traditions & Beliefs
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
Win $1000 and publication in the MHR.
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