Call for Papers – 15th International African Studies Conference (Moscow, May 26-29, 2020)

By Webmaster on Tuesday, October, 8th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Destinies of Africa in the Modern World 15 th International African Studies Conference (Moscow, May 26-29, 2020) Call for Papers Dear Colleagues, On May 26-29, 2020 in Moscow the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, in co-operation with the Research Council for the Problems of African Countries, holds the 15 th […]


10th Annual African, African American and Diaspora Studies Conference at JMU – Deadline Extended to Nov. 1

By Webmaster on Friday, October, 4th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

10th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, James Madison University, Feb 20-21, 2020 **Proposal deadline extended to Nov. 1, 2019** The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies program at James Madison University invites proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference, to be held on the campus of JMU in Harrisonburg, Virginia on February 20-21, 2020. […]


Call for Papers – African Studies Program at The Pennsylvania State University 7th Annual Conference

By Webmaster on Monday, September, 30th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

African Studies Program The Pennsylvania State University CALL FOR PAPERS 7th Annual Conference “Africa on the Rise! 60 years after 1960” The African Studies Program at The Pennsylvania State University, 7th annual conference, on April 17th-18th, 2020, titled “Africa on the Rise! 60 years after 1960,” commemorates the “Year of Africa.” 1960 significantly cascades the independence of […]


SX Salon, Issue 31

By Webmaster on Friday, September, 13th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Dear sx salon readers, sx salon 31 is now available online. With this issue we transition editors, with Rachel L. Mordecai taking on the role of sx salon editor and Ronald Cummings taking on the role of book review editor. Vanessa K. Valdés and I will both still be part of the larger Small Axe Project, but we are leaving sx […]


2020 Conference on James Baldwin

By Webmaster on Friday, September, 13th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Call for Presentations, Panels and Performances The 2020 Conference on James Baldwin in Saint-Paul de Vence, France June 18-21, 2020 With closing keynote speaker Dr. Cornel West   Seventh in a series, this conference follows others hosted by Howard University (2000), Queen Mary University of London (2007), Suffolk University (2009), New York University (2011), Université […]


Racial Disposability and Cultures of Resistance, a Sawyer Seminar Conference at Penn State

By Webmaster on Friday, September, 13th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Join the African American Studies Department at The Pennsylvania State University for the final event of its Sawyer Seminar Series, a conference of the same theme—Racial Disposability and Cultures of Resistance—to take place on October 10-12, 2019 at the Penn Stater in State College, PA. The conference aims to explore how practices, institutions and laws demographically distribute and neglect civil […]


Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Press Release

By Webmaster on Tuesday, September, 3rd, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BREAKING NEWS! As America Commemorates Arrival of First Africans, Afro-American Historical and Genealogy Society Condemns Racially Insensitive Comment as Jamestown Leaders Double Down   Several Afro-America Historical and Genealogy Society (AAHGS) members recently saw and heard a presentation at the Jamestown Discovery project where they were told that the first Africans to […]


Call for Papers: 400 Years Later Reflecting on Four Centuries of African American Endurance – The Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Science Institute

By Webmaster on Wednesday, August, 28th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Morgan State University Baltimore, MD Friday, November 8, 2019 2019 represents the 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans in what became English North America. The “20 & Odd Negroes” who arrived at Old Point Comfort, now Ft. Monroe, near Hampton, Virginia aboard The White Lion, an English privateer (mercenary/pirate ship), on August […]


Call for Papers Announcement – Howard University

By Webmaster on Wednesday, August, 28th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

CALL FOR PAPERS The Nankama African Dance Conference Howard University, Washington, DC February 8-9, 2020 Dancing Narratives, Preserving Culture The experiences of people, what they think and believe, how they behave and respond to life, are nestled in their cultural narratives. These narratives are conveyed through written text, images, and symbols. The mediums through which […]


PotenciaPacífico – Our New Cultural Commitment to Commemorate the Bicentennial of Independence)

By Webmaster on Friday, August, 9th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

We celebrate the bicentennial of our independence we open the door to our new program, Pacific Power. Hands visible, in partnership with the University of Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano and with funding from the Ford Foundation and the Foundation Sura, launch call for leaders who want to potentiate Pacific Coast Pacific coast with its vast cultural wealth. The […]