Call for Papers – Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies

By Webmaster on Tuesday, December, 5th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

“Afro-Intellectualism: Past, Present, and Future Dimensions” Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line multilingual peer reviewed open-access scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition focused on “Afro-Intellectualism: Past, […]


Call for Papers and Abstracts – Guyana Institute of Historical Research 11th Annual Conference

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Theme: Up from Enslavement Date: Saturday 30 June, 2018 Venue: The National Library, Main & Church Streets, Georgetown. Registration fee: GY$3,000.00/US$20.00 Abstract must be submitted on or before 8 June, 2018, to be included in the BOOK OF ABSTRACTS. Professor Emeritus Dr. Ian Roberson of the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine Campus), is the […]


ASWAD Electing New Vice President

By Webmaster on Monday, December, 4th, 2017 in Announcements, News. No Comments

Dear ASWAD Community: For organization MEMBERS the election for new members of the Executive Board is currently taking place via an anonymous electronic poll.  The biographies of the candidates are found here: http://aswadiaspora.org/2017-aswad-vice-president-election/ ASWAD Members will be receiving ballots via email by December 7. It is very important to the organization that every eligible member participate […]


By Webmaster on Monday, December, 4th, 2017 in Announcements, News. No Comments

2017 ASWAD Vice President Election Erik McDuffie Department of African American Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) https://history.illinois.edu/directory/profile/emcduffi   Walter Rucker Department of History Rutgers University http://history.rutgers.edu/faculty-directory/549-rucker-walter-c  


Lagos Studies Association 2018 Conference

By Webmaster on Thursday, November, 30th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Theme: Futurity in Lagos Scholarship, the Arts, Advocacy, and Social Enterprise University of Lagos Guest House and Conference Center University of Lagos Lagos, Nigeria June 21-23, 2018 The Lagos Conference is gradually establishing itself as a significant avenue to shape scholarly and non-scholarly engagement of Lagos by practitioners working across multiple fields and disciplines. The […]


Call for Papers – 2018 National Black Writers Conference 

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“Gathering at the Waters: Healing, Legacy, and Activism in Black Literature” The theme of the 14th National Black Writers Conference, “Gathering at the Waters: Healing, Legacy, and Activism in Black Literature,” acknowledges our concern about the recent, and still continuing, issues of social inequality and injustices that challenge us and builds on the legacy of […]


Call for Papers – Brand Jamaica Edited Volume 

By Webmaster on Wednesday, November, 22nd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

We are seeking submissions for consideration for publication in the volume “BRAND JAMAICA”: Re-Imagining Jamaica’s National Image & Identity (under contract with University of Nebraska Press). The volume offers a critique of the existing models within which Jamaica’s global image is framed. As Jamaica recognizes more than half a century as an independent nation, the time is apt for Jamaican authorities […]


Call for Papers: Black Meccas of the South

By Webmaster on Wednesday, November, 22nd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

The Journal of Urban Affairs invites article submissions for a special issue on “Black Meccas of the South,” guest edited by Kali-Ahset Amen (Emory University) and Deirdre Oakley (Georgia State University). Employing an inter-American framework to interrogate and reposition the Black Mecca landscape, this special issue will: (1) attend to the time-specific, particular and undertheorized character of […]


Call for Papers ALARA 2018 Conference “Citizenship and National Politics: Race in the 21st Century”

By Webmaster on Wednesday, November, 22nd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

AUGUST 7-11, 2018 http://www.alarascholars.org/ Submission deadline Monday, February 19, 2018. Notifications of acceptance will be sent on a rolling basis, with all notifications sent by March 5, 2018. The conference organizers are soliciting one-page abstracts for papers in Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese on any topic explored from a humanistic or social science perspective. Proposals […]


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

By Webmaster on Wednesday, November, 22nd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Theme: “Citizenship and National Politics: Race in the 21st Century” Dates: August 7, 2018 to August 11, 2018 Location: Houston, Texas Conference At A Glance: Evening Tuesday, 7th: “Welcome Reception” All day Wednesday 8th, Thursday 9th, and Friday 10th: Sessions Friday 10th evening: Closing banquet Morning and Afternoon Saturday 11th: Optional cultural excursion Registration Information […]