CFP: International Conference "Wars, Carcerality and Colonial Prisons: (Hi)Story, Testimonies and Representations"

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Call for Papers
November 13, 2023 to November 14, 2023

Hybrid Works-in-Progress Seminar: Gauthram Rao on slavery and the police state, Thu, Sept. 22, at 5 pm Mountain Time


The first seminar of the Rocky Mountain Seminar in Early American History, hosted by the Universtiy of Utah and Brigham Young University, will meet this Thursday, September 22 at 5:00 pm Mountatin Time (7 pm EST) with Dr. Gautham Rao (American Universtiy) as a hybrid event, hosted live at the University of Utah as well as on Zoom. For those unable to attend in person, we invite you to participate via Zoom at the following link: 

CFP: Engendering Carcerality

This special issue of Gender & History casts a broad net to interrogate confinement, imprisonment and carcerality, inviting submissions on monasteries and gulags, workhouses and indentured service, lock hospitals and asylums, Native boarding schools and homes for wayward girls and delinquent boys, plantation holding cells and chain gangs, detention centers and refugee camps.

CFS: (In)Secure Worlds: Scales, Systems and Spaces of Carcerality

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Call for Chapters
Hanneke Stuit, Jennifer Turner and Julienne Weegels have been invited by Duke University Press to submit a proposal for an edited collection on carcerality in a globalised world for their “Global Insecurities” book series.

Call for Panelist and Commentator (ASALH 2019): Fugitive Mobility and Carceral Formations


We are organizing a panel on multi-generational black migration, carcerality, and interstate policing in the early twentieth century for the 2019 ASALH Conference in Charleston, SC (October 2-6). We are looking for one more panelist and a commentator.

CFP for ASALH 2018 Panel on Urban Policies and "Wars" Targeting Black Women and Families

Our panel at the October 5-7, 2018 annual conference for the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) will investigate the many facets of the late 1970s and 1980s "wars": on drugs, poverty, and abortion. These "wars" disproportioantely affected Black women and Black families. The intellectual and activist labor of international reproductive justice advocates Loretta Ross and Nkenge Touré will be at the center of our discussion.

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