The peer-reviewed Journal on African Philosophy (JAP) has just published a special-issue on African and Africana philosophy. Issue 14, "A Dialogue with African and Africana Philosophers" is guest-edited by Azuka Nzegwu, PhD. This special-issue is the inaugural issue of a new series in JAP that seeks to engage scholars in the field.
CFP: Langston Hughes Society Panel at the College Language Association Convention, April 2018
Hosted by DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois
“Manifestations of the Negro Metropolis: The ‘Large-Scale Laboratory Experiment’ in the Works of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries”
CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a unit of The New York Public Library, invites applications for its Scholars-in-Residence Program for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The program offers long-term and short-term research fellowships to scholars and writers pursuing projects in African diasporic studies in fields including history, politics, literature, and culture.
THE DEPARTMENT OF PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS FOURTH BIENNIAL
AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE
“Intersectional Approaches to Survival: Legacies of Resistance”
APRIL 12-13, 2018
Keynote Speaker: Professor Linda James Myers
The Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University, invites graduate students working on dissertations related to Afro-Latin American studies to submit a proposal to the annual Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop on Afro-Latin American Studies.
The Activist History Review invites article proposals for our October issue, “The Road to Charlottesville.”
The Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize is awarded annually for the finest scholarly work in English on Abraham Lincoln, the American Civil War soldier, or a subject relating to their era.
The $50,000 prize was co-founded and endowed by businessmen and philanthropists Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman, principals of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York and co-creators of the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the largest private archives of documents and artifacts in the nation.
"Art and Politics: Reexamining Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka"
ABC-CLIO, the leading publisher of academic reference works, is developing 50 Events that Shaped African American History to be published in 2019. The two-volume encyclopedia will help readers understand the significance of the African American experience through "50 Key Events" that helped shape the United States. Critical moments in black social, cultural, economic, and political history will be organized chronologically with useful timelines, contextual backgrounds, and interesting sidebars highlighting important participants and places, among other features.