CFP: Race and Racism: Beyond the Spectacular

By Webmaster on Monday, March, 9th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

As previously announced, Patrice Rankine and Sasha-Mae Eccleston will serve as guest editors of a future issue of TAPA with the theme of race, racism, and Classics (issue 153:1, to appear April 2023). Their detailed call for papers, along with instructions and deadlines for submission, follows.   Race and Racism: Beyond the Spectacular …the “cultural […]

The Living Archives of Rwandan Exiles and Genocide Survivors in Canada Project

By Webmaster on Friday, March, 6th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

Born out of the Montreal Life Stories Project, the Living Archives represent both an academic and community-led approach to the narratives of individuals displaced by mass violence. The Living Archives is one of the largest online repositories of life story interviews with Rwandan genocide survivors and exiles in the world. Its value is enhanced by the fact that there […]

Call for Papers – Political Parties in Africa – Conference Series Internal Changes and Foreign Policy of African Countries

By Webmaster on Wednesday, March, 4th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

22-23th October 2020 (Thursday and Friday) – Porto Organization: CEAUP – Porto Institute for African Studies – Moscow University of South Africa – Pretoria   In Africa, the political party (as well as the Trade Union) has been one of the most successful acculturations in order to enforce social and political change during colonial times. […]

Bucknell University Press – The Griot Project Book Series – Call for New Book Proposals

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 28th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

Founded by the late Carmen Gillespie, this interdisciplinary book series, associated with Bucknell’s Griot Institute for the Study of Black Lives and Cultures and published by Bucknell University Press, welcomes proposals for new monographs, collections of essays, and select poetry and fiction exploring the aesthetics, history, art, and culture of African America and the African […]

XI Congresso de Pesquisadores/as Negros/as – Curitiba, 9 a 12 de Novembro

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 14th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

La Asociación Brasileña de Investigadores/as Negros/as – ABPN y la Universidad Federal de Paraná (UFPR) tienen la satisfacción de invitar a la comunidad de investigadores/as, profesionales de la educación básica y activistas del movimiento social para el XI Congreso Brasileño de Investigadores/as Negros/as – XI COPENE, evento que ocurrirá del 9 al 12 de noviembre […]

Call for Applications – Internship with the Masters Program in Afro-Colombian Studies (Cartagena Colombia)

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 14th, 2020 in Announcements, Jobs. No Comments

Colombia is home to the third largest Afro-descendent population in the African Diaspora after the United States and Brazil. However, while there has been a long history of academic exchange between Brazil and the United States, little scholarly attention has been paid to the links between the United States and Colombia. To address this gap, […]

Black Stars Align Conference 2020

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 14th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

WATCH HOW THE BLACK STARS ALIGN FOR OUR PEOPLE IN 2020 July 30 – August 2, 2020 NOW IS THE TIME TO BRING US ALL TOGETHER FOR COLLECTIVE FREEDOM In 1920, Africans Around The World Envisioned Black Liberation From White Powers. Almost 100 years to the date, we invite every black person for a conference […]

Collegium for African Diaspora Dance 4th Bi-Annual Conference at Duke University February 21-23, 2020

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 7th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

The Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (CADD) will bring scholars, practitioners and educators together for three days of intellectual and artistic inspiration, Feb. 21-23, at Duke University’s Rubenstein Arts Center. The fourth bi-annual conference will provoke enlivened discussions on the power and politics of global Black dance and feature prominent keynote speakers including dancer and […]

The Thirteenth Biennial International & Interdisciplinary Research Conference of the Afro-Latin/American Research Association (ALARA)

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 7th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

Theme: “Resilience, Climate Crisis, and Social Justice” 4-8 August 2020 San Juan, Puerto Rico Submission Deadline: March 15, 2020 Full Panel Abstracts are Encouraged   The conference organizers are soliciting one-page abstracts for papers in Spanish, English, French, or Portuguese, as well as proposals for panels on literary, historical, linguistic, social science, and other relevant […]

NEW Afroperuvian Bibliography

By Webmaster on Monday, February, 3rd, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

I am pleased to inform you that the Ministry of Culture of Peru has published the book by researcher Rosa Dorival entitled “Afroperuanos, history and culture: a bibliographic account” that brings together the bibliographic references of everything published on Afro-Peruvians. The book is freely accessible and can be consulted at: