CFP for April 2018 Issue, “Gun Violence in the United States”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 16, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Political History / Studies

The Activist History Review invites proposals for our April issue, “Gun Violence in the United States.”

On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School and began shooting. When the shooting stopped, Lanza had killed 20 small children and six staff members. What should have been a turning point in our public policy concerning guns and public safety became, instead, a testament to the power of the gun lobby.

In Media Res - Black Hair theme week

Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 19, 2018 to February 23, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Film and Film History, African History / Studies

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."

Deadline Extended--CFP: Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 10, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, History Education, Humanities

 

Call for Papers:

Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism

The Gloria Richardson Humanities Initiative

Bowie State University

Bowie, MD 20715

April 5-7, 2018

 

Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes African Studies Conference (University of Pittsburgh-Deadline March 1, 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Area Studies, Political Science, Public Health

Call for Papers

 

Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes African Studies Conference

 

Creativity, Innovation, and Resilience: Rethinking Challenges and Opportunities in Africa

 

University of Pittsburgh

March 24, 2018

 

 

CFP: Journal of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Local History, African American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

Journal of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society

Call for Manuscripts

African American Digital Humanities Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Archival Science, Black History / Studies, Digital Humanities
The African American Digital Humanities (AADHum) initiative at the University of Maryland is excited to announce that we are now accepting proposals for our first national conference: Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black. The conference will take place October 18-20, 2018 at the University of Maryland, College Park and feature keynote speakers Andre Brock 

Replacement Panelist: Labor in Lower Mississippi Valley

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 5, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Labor History / Studies

I am seeking a replacement panelist for an accepted session (Saturday, May 19, 2018: 3:00-4:30PM) at the Southern Labor Studies Association Meeting in Athens, GA.

I am especially interested in papers examining regimes of labor and control in the Lower Mississippi Valley during the colonial, antebellum, Civil War, or Reconstruction periods. 

Here is the original panel description, subject to change based on the submissions to this post:

Deadline Approaching: Library Company Fellowship Applications

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 16, 2018 to March 1, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

The March 1, 2018 deadline is approaching for the Library Company of Philadelphia Short-term, Dissertation, and Mellon Post-Doctorate Fellowship applications:

 

The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below. 

 

2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize recipient announced

Pennsylvania,
Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Military History, Slavery

The 2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize will be awarded to Edward Ayers for his work, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W.W. Norton and Company).

 

Ayers will be recognized during an event hosted by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at the Union League Club in New York City on Thursday, April 26. In addition to a $50,000 prize, he will also receive a bronze replica of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' life-size bust “Lincoln the Man.”

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 12 February - 19 February

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
February 19, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Architecture and Architectural History
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 12 February 2018 to 19 February 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

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