African Americans and the Making of Early New England is a National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for K-12 teachers and librarians hosted by the Deerfield Teachers' Center of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, MA. The workshop will be presented the week of July 7-12, 2019 and again the week of July 21-29, 2019. The workshop places slavery in the north into the context of the history of colonial New England.
Publications are being accepted for nomination for the 2018 Hooks National Book Award, sponsored by the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, at the University of Memphis. The annual book award recognizes a non-fiction book that best furthers understanding of the American Civil Rights Movement and its legacy. Books focusing on current civil rights and social justice issues are eligible. To be considered for the 2018 award, books must have a first-published date in 2018.
CALL FOR PAPERS
THE INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH HEZEKIAH UNIVERSITY
1ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
May 15-17, 2019
Call for Papers: Modern British Studies Beyond Boundaries, 3-5 July 2019
Conference Hosted by the Modern British Studies Centre, University of Birmingham
Violence: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
15th to 16th July 2019
2019 Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Call for Articles and Chapters
Deadline: December 17, 2018
Media & Civil Rights History Symposium
The editors seek articles (6,000-10,000 words); methods and texts essays (3,000 to 5,000 words); photo-essays, and contributions to our new "Teaching Failures" section (2,500-5,000) for the forthcoming issue of Transformations. Submissions should explore strategies for teaching in the classroom and in non-traditional spaces. We welcome jargon-free essays from all disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Religions, an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on religions and theology, is seeking contributions for a special edition focused on “Religions in African American Popular Culture.” African American popular culture is defined here as those aspects of culture largely created and produced by peoples of Africana descent in the United States of America that engender joy, pleasure, enjoyment, and amusement and that are expressed through artifacts (e.g., icons and personas) and practices (e.g., arts and rituals).
Representations of Afrolatinidad in Global Perspective
University of Pittsburgh
April 11-13, 2019