Around the time of the financial meltdown of 2008 and the ensuing economic crisis, the slogan 'Fuck May '68, Fight Now' appeared on protest banners and spray-painted on walls all over Europe. In disavowing the legacies of that earlier moment of revolt and revolutionary optimism, it counterposed the urgencies of current struggles against the nostalgia and romance for the radical event. Yet disavowal or refusal have not been confined to a new generation of activists.
Workshop: Exploring photography in the history of the immigration to the USA
Keynote Speaker: Abigail Solomon-Godeau
Professors Parfait and Rossignol (and a number of other French contributors) will release an on-line anthology of African-American historians from William Wells Brown to John Hope Franklin in the spring of 2018. This workshop is an opportunity for them to discuss what is stake in launching an anthology of historical writing with other scholars, specialists of African-American historians or book historians. For a brief presentation of the anthology, see : https://hdlm.hypotheses.org/anthologie
CFP: Visualizing Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean, 16th to 19th centuries
29th May, Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, London
Keynote speaker: Dr. Tamara J. Walker, University of Toronto
Blackness and Labor in the Afterlives of Racial Slavery
A Special Issue of International Labor and Working-Class History
Franco Barchiesi, editor
CALL FOR PAPERS
"Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies," encompasses a wide range of topics spanning time and place, from current and historic political events, to artistic and cultural developments, and environmental change.
We understand that race is made through the brutal craft of white supremacy: a political, social, economic, and interpersonal formation that both requires and produces anti-blackness to sustain itself. Equally clear to us is that racial “knowledge,” in all its forms, continues to structure our collective experience, both in the United States and around the world where the racialized “other” describes a complex of peoples and cultures.
SCHLESINGER LIBRARY GRANTS
The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America invites applicants for a variety of research grants.
Travel reimbursement grants are available to individuals who would like to use the African American Episcopal Historical Collection (AAEHC) for research. Faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, independent researchers, clergy, and laypersons are encouraged to apply. Funds may be used for transportation, meals, lodging, photocopying, and other research costs.