"Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
December 10, 2018
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This is a call for papers that offers analysis of Black sexuality studies in Africa and the African diaspora. Essays may address any time period or geographical region. Those that focus on any form of art by Black artists, including film, literature, song, drama/theater, and visual art are particularly welcome. Studies of historical figures are also encouraged. Some topics to consider: How have Black people’s depictions of sexuality changed over time? How have Black people used forms of art to respond to the colonial or dominant “gaze”?

The Wakandan Civitas and its Panthering Futurity

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Black Panther projects Afrotopic advancement and this panel engages Black civilization receptions both in literary form (reading film(s) as text as well as the graphic novel genre) in order to create dialogue about various aspects of African and African diasporic representation.

CFA: Global Southern Epistemologies workshop

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
December 10, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

The British Academy Writing Workshops 2018

Hyderabad, 11-14 December 2018

“Global Southern Epistemologies”

CFP: Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
March 8-9, 2019

 

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Literary Dialogue with Chinua Achebe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is among the most prominent and admired young writers of African Europhone fiction. As a Nigerian and Igbo author, she has been linked with one of her renowned predecessors, Chinua Achebe. Indeed Achebe himself paid tribute to Adichie's talent, observing that "Adichie came almost fully made." Clearly one of the influences that shaped that talent has been Achebe's own fiction.

From Segregation to Black Lives Matter: A Symposium and Celebration of the Opening of the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History at the University of Florida

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 23, 2019
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, History Education, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Oral History

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida is pleased to announce a national 3-day event on African American history to commemorate the opening of the Joel Buchanan African American Oral History Archive, and would like to extend an invitation to students and scholars from other universities and community organizations to attend this event. The symposium will feature outstanding panels, films, exhibits, and lectures on African American history in university, community, and activist settings.

African Heritage Studies Association 49th Annual Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 25, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Political History / Studies

49  Years of African Heritage Studies Association

Atlanta, Georgia

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