The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 7, 2015
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights

The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights

International Workshop

Centre for German-Jewish Studies and the Sussex Centre for American Studies  

University of Sussex, 14–15 April 2016

THIRTEENTH CADBURY FELLOWSHIP SCHEME 'BODIES OF TEXT: LEARNING TO BE MUSLIM IN WEST AFRICA'

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
November 30, 2015
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Area Studies, Black History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications for the 2016 Cadbury Fellowship Scheme, which focuses on ‘Bodies of Text: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa’.

Grant from the African American Episcopal Historical Collection

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
January 15, 2016
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Oral History, Religious Studies and Theology

Travel reimbursement grants are available to individuals who would like to use the African American Episcopal Historical Collection (AAEHC) for research.  Faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, independent researchers, and Episcopal clergy and laypersons are encouraged to apply.  Funds may be used for transportation, meals, lodging, photocopying, and other research costs. 

Call for Papers: "Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 11, 2015 to January 2, 2016
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism journal

Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 16, 2015
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, American History / Studies, Intellectual History, Political History / Studies

"Hubert Harrison: The Father of Harlem Radicalism" will be the subject of a Slide Presentation/​Talk by Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry at the Second Annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 10016.

CFP: Spatializing Sovereignty, 3/4/2016, UC Berkeley

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 20, 2015
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Geography, Indigenous Studies, Black History / Studies, American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

The Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life presents

 

Final Call for Papers: Framing the Critical Decade: After the Black Arts Movement

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 1, 2015
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, Fine Arts

‘It is simply too early to try to define the 1980s as a closed or finished period... It is still unresolved and very much ongoing.’

Kobena Mercer, ‘Iconography After Identity’ (2005)

Traversea Journal of Transatlantic History Volume 5

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2015
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

Traversea, a peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal is dedicated to the publication of research in transatlantic history. Transatlantic history pertains to the interconnectedness of human experience and cross-cultural encounters of Europe, Africa, and the Americas (North and South) from 1500 to the present. It is inherently interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative in approach and moves beyond the boundaries imposed by the concept of the nation state.

 

Sultans of Swing: Baseball, Jazz, and the Short Story as American Art Forms

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 23, 2015
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Music and Music History, Sport History & Studies

April 14-15, 2016

On the campus of Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Keynote speaker: Amber Roessner, Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Luncheon speaker: Roberta Newman, Ph.D., New York University

VRA@50: A Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and its Era

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
November 14, 2015
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Human Rights, Public Policy

VRA@50:
A Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the
Voting Rights Act of 1965

 

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