Columbia University 2017 IRAAS Summer Institute: “Black Activist New York” 

By Webmaster on Tuesday, May, 23rd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

The Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is now accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute (STSI). Convening for one week between Sunday July 9  and Friday July 14, 2017. July 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Harlem’s historic “Silent Parade,” when over 10,000 Black New Yorkers marched in protest of anti-black lynching […]


Final Call for Proposals: The ICTM Study Group on African Musics 2nd Symposium, hosted by the University of Ghana’s Department of Music, August 9 – 12, 2018

By Webmaster on Tuesday, May, 23rd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

The ICTM Study Group on African  Musics is pleased to announce its Second Symposium on the theme,  “African Music Scholarship in the Twenty-first Century: Challenges and Directions.” The symposium will be hosted by the Department of Music, School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Legon  August 9 – 12, 2018. This second meeting hopes to build […]


Call for Proposals for African Heritage Studies Conference

By Webmaster on Friday, May, 12th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

  THE AFRICAN HERITAGE STUDIES ASSOCIATION Founded 1969 Annual Conference “THE DYNAMICS OF LEADERSHIP IN ECONOMIC, POLITICAL, AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA” November 2-4, 2017 Long Beach, California CALL FOR PAPERS/PROPOSALS Submission Deadline JULY 15TH 2017 “Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon […]


19th Annual IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival – August 14th – 19th, 2017 –  Miami, FL

By Webmaster on Friday, April, 21st, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Within the framework of our annual festival, we invite you to present your papers and personal experiences at the academic conference segment. The conference is open to academics, artists and practitioners of Regla de Ocha (also known as Santeria). We aim to establish a dialogue on topics relevant to the continuity and preservation of this […]


Call For Papers (CFP): This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Black Studies: Centering Pleasure and Anti-Respectability as Methodology

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 10th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

University of Missouri, Columbia October 13-14 2017 Please submit a detailed abstract of your paper or panel to blackstudies@missouri.edu by April 29, 2017 Individual paper proposals should be no more than 250 words. Panel proposals (including all paper titles and names of panelists) should be no more than 500 words. Additionally, please include a brief biographical statement or […]


50 Years After: History, Memory and Legacy of the Nigeria-Biafra War

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 10th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois September 1-2, 2017 Since the passage of the Genocide Convention, the world has seen and witnessed several genocides in the last sixty years. Some of the significant genocides that have occurred in Africa in recent times include Igbo/Biafra, Rwandan and Darfur genocides. These genocides, as was the case of the […]


Humanities New York: James Baldwin’s America

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Wednesdays: April 19 and 26 / May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 Join us for a series of readings of works by James Baldwin, including Early Novels & Stories and Collected Essays, both edited by Toni Morrison. Books will be provided and a light dinner will be served. Adelphi University, Ruth S. Harley University Center April 19: Rooms 213 […]


SX Salon, Issue 24

By Webmaster on Tuesday, April, 4th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Dear sx salon readers, sx salon 24 is now available online. Please see our table of contents below. In this issue we publish an edited version of a roundtable on digital publishing at the West Indian Literature Conference last October in which five editors of Caribbean digital platforms—Evelyn O’Callaghan, Kaiama L. Glover, Laurie N. Taylor, […]


Call for Chapters in English for Edited Volume: “In the Name of God?” Religious Fundamentalism in Africa.

By Webmaster on Wednesday, March, 15th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Publisher: Vernon Press Initiators/Editors:  Prof. Charles Quist-Adade, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada Prof. De-Valera Botchway, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. Dr. Awo Abena Amoa Sarpong, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. For this edited volume, we are hoping for a coherent ensemble of chapters presenting original research on the phenomenon of […]


Call for Chapters in English for Edited Volume: Rethinking Childhoods in Africa: An Anthology

By Webmaster on Wednesday, March, 15th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Publisher: Vernon Press Initiators/Editors:  Prof. Charles Quist-Adade, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada Prof. De-Valera Botchway, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. Dr. Awo Abena Amoa Sarpong, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. For this edited volume, we hope to have a coherent congregation of chapters presenting original research that focuses on the psychology, sociology and […]