SNCC Digital Gateway Closing Events

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Public History, Teaching and Learning

A two-day symposium in Durham, North Carolina reflecting on the SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) Digital Gateway Project, a collaboration between veteran activists of the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University where those who made the history are central to telling the story. Activists, scholars, and archivists reflect on the creation of the SNCC Digital Gateway and how SNCC’s organizing can inform struggles for self-determination, justice, and democracy today.

CFP: Chapter Proposals are invited for an edited volume titled Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 16, 2018
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Since the nineteenth century, Black female public intellectuals have called attention to and protested against the discrimination of African American women on the basis of their race, class, and gender, and particularly in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, their sexual orientation. Drawing on their spiritual authority, many of these black feminists, from Maria Stewart, Anna Julia Cooper, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett to Pauli Murray, bell hooks, and Maya Angelou, have attempted to dislodge the normative thinking that has occluded the presence of these injustices.

[EXTENDED] CFP: University of Maryland - College Park HGSA's 13th Annual Conference: Collective Memory, Social Action, and the Uses of History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 20, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Public History, Slavery, Oral History, Social History / Studies, Black History / Studies

 

 

Collective Memory, Social Action, and the Uses of History

Special Issue: Media, Activism, and Social Development

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 30, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Communication

Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women’s and Gender Studies

Special Issue: Media, Activism, and Social Development

 

Tenth Charles Town International Maroon Conference, "Maroons and Indigenous Peoples: Towards a Sustainable Future"

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Jamaica
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies

"Maroons and Indigenous Peoples: Towards a Sustainable Future"

June 20-24, 2018, Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

Special Issue: Queer & Trans* Aesthetics for The Black Scholar

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The 21st century marks a turn for centralizing queer and trans* lives, bodies, and activism in the broader work for Black liberation, representation, and aesthetics.

Call for Applications: Emerging Scholars Summer Mentoring Program to be held at Penn State on June 24-29, 2018

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
April 15, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Richards Center Emerging Scholars Summer Mentoring Program exposes students to doctoral study in the discipline of history. During a one-week summer residential program (June 24-June 29, 2018), Pennsylvania State University faculty and staff demystify the graduate school admissions process and educate participants about the academic profession.

Call for Papers

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
June 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Sport History & Studies

Call for papers for the Annual publication Black Ball, published by McFarland Publishing.  This is a peer reviewed journal focusing on the history of black baseball.  The 2019 journal will include a special section focusing on barnstorming and minor negro league teams and their history. Send inquiries or papers to the editor, Dr. Leslie Heaphy.  Other topics will also be accepted as long as they have a connection to the history of African Americans and baseball.

Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 5, 2018 to April 7, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Social History / Studies

Call for Papers:

Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism

The Gloria Richardson Humanities Initiative

Bowie State University

Bowie, MD 20715

April 5-7, 2018

 

Hooks National Book Award Call for Publications

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Human Rights, Race Studies

REMINDER: Deadline for submissions for the 2017 Hooks National Book Award is 12.31.17. Submissions must be first-published in 2017. Visit the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change website for award details. 

memphis.edu/benhooks/programs/book-award.php

 

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