For this edited collection, we seek essays that investigate contemporary elegy within the black diaspora. We are especially interested in essays that discuss contemporary black writers’ responses to personal and public deaths, challenging some of the foundational components of the elegy, while still drawing on the form.
Call for Papers
Reconstructing the Social Sciences and Humanities: Antenor Firmin, Western Intellectual Tradition, and Black Atlantic Thought and Culture
Editors: Celucien L. Joseph, PhD, Paul Mocombe, PhD
"Maroons and Indigenous Peoples: Towards a Sustainable Future"
June 20-24, 2018, Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica
The New Netherland Institute (NNI) is now accepting presentation proposals for our 41st Annual Conference, which will convene in Albany, New York at the New York State Museum on the 22nd of September 2018. The program committee welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony. Proposals that highlight the legacy of New Netherland are also encouraged.
Call for Articles: Journal of Black Culture and International Understanding
Deadline: 30th April, 2018.
The New England Quarterly
This week's In Media Res theme focus is "Black Hair" (February 19 - 23, 2018).
Here is the lineup: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/
Monday, February 19 - Kimberly R. Moffitt and Tunisia Lumpkin (University of Maryland Baltimore County) present "The Tangled Weave We Wear: It Still Matters."
Tuesday, February 20 - Regina Spellers Sims (Eagles Soar Consulting L.L.C) presents "The Black Panther - A celebratory reclamation of the black body."
Call for Papers:
Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism
The Gloria Richardson Humanities Initiative
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD 20715
April 5-7, 2018
The Haitian History Journal: Haiti and the Atlantic World, published by the Centre International d'Information et de Documentation Haïtienne, Caraïbéenne et Afro-Canadienne (CIDIHCA) in Montreal, is devoted to the history of Haiti and the impact of Haiti`s history throughout the Atlantic region. It will be published once a year.