2016 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 10, 2016 to November 13, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Literature, Race Studies

2016 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention

November 10-13, St. Louis, MO

"Border States"

 

“Border Naming”:  The Tensions Surrounding Black Identification in African American Literature

 

CFP: Lucayos: A Journal of Bahamian and Caribbean Criticism and Creative Work

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2016
Location: 
Bahamas
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Literature

Lucayos is a peer-reviewed journal of the literature, culture, history and creativity of The Bahamas and the larger Caribbean region. Developed by the Faculty of Liberal and Fine Arts at the College of The Bahamas, the goal of the journal is to promote critical regional and cultural awareness through academic and creative writing that comments on or is a product of The Bahamas and the Caribbean. The journal is focused on the literature, culture, or history of the region or in creative expression which connects to relevant themes, places, and spaces in the Caribbean.

Call for Panelists: Visuality, Race, and "Civic Estrangement," National Communication Association, November 10-13, 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 27, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, Communication

We are seeking two panelists (there are two of us already) for a panel to be submitted for acceptance to the Critical and Cultural Studies Division (with co-sponship with Visual Communication) to the National Communication Association. 

Conference Information: NCA's 102nd Annual Convention 

CFP: African American-Popular Culture Area at 2016 MPCA Conference (Chicago; 6-9 Oct)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Area Studies, Black History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

Call for Papers
African-American Popular Culture Area
Area Chairs: Carlos Morrison, Alabama State University (cdmorrison@alasu.edu) & Angela Nelson, Bowling Green State University (anelson@bgsu.edu), 
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Hilton Chicago/Rosemont O’Hare (Chicago, IL)
Deadline: April 30, 2016

Global Africa: New Book Series Call for Submissions

Type: 
Call for Publications
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, World History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

New Book Series: Global Africa

Series Editors

Toyin Falola

The University of Texas at Austin

And

Roy Doron

Winston-Salem State University

 

Published by Taylor and Francis (Routledge)

 

2016 LACS Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
May 15, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize

Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (LACS-SHA)
 
The 2016 Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize will be awarded to the best article appearing in 2015
in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontiers, or Atlantic
World history. Authors must be or become LACS members at the time of submission.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2016
 
Send one electronic copy of the article to each to the following four prize committee members:

Black, White, or Green? The U.S. Army and "the Problem of Race" in the Vietnam Era

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
March 31, 2016
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Military History

The TCU Department of History invites the public to a lecture on the topic of the army and race during the Vietnam War era, by University of Kansas Foundation Distinguished Professor of History Beth Bailey.  Prof. Bailey is a noted historian of gender, sexuality, and the US military whose most recent book, America’s Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force, examines the transition from the draft to the volunteer force in the early 1970s.  Her lecture on race comes from her new project on the army and race since the Vietnam War. 

Roots at 40: Reflections and Remembrances, October 6-7, 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 6, 2017 to October 7, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

In the final week of January, 1977, the ABC miniseries Roots became the most-watched television program of all time. To the surprise of the show’s producers, Roots became not only a ratings windfall, but a cultural phenomenon, articulating an African-American counter-narrative of American history, provoking a dialogue about the legacy of slavery, and presenting African-American characters with a dignity and integrity that differed sharply from the caricatured representations common to television up to that time.

Emancipations, Reconstructions, and Revolutions: African American Politics and U.S. History in the Long 19th Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Political Science

Call for Papers

Emancipations, Reconstructions, and Revolutions: African American Politics and U.S. History in the Long 19th Century

A Conference to be held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies of the University of Pennsylvania

[February 8-9, 2017]

CFP - liquid blackness 2, no. 6 - Black Ontology and Love for Blackness

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
April 29, 2016
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, Film and Film History, Philosophy, Race Studies

liquid blackness 2, no. 6 (LB6) – Call for Papers

Black Ontology and Love for Blackness

 

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