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

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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 […]


Call for Papers – 2017 Black Women and Girls Symposium

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Theme: Black Girls and Women: Standing Up and Talking Back You are invited to submit proposals for presentation at the 2nd Annual Collaborative Research Group on Black Women and Girls Symposium (http://bwgsymposium.org/call-for-papers/), September 8-9, 2017. This interdisciplinary symposium is intended to bring together a wide spectrum of participants including, but not limited to academics, activists and artists to examine the […]


UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative Launches Free “My JMDI E-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development

By Webmaster on Monday, March, 6th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Dear Institute for European Studies, Research cluster “Migration, diversity and justice”, I am writing to inform you of our newly launched “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development” free online course which has been developed by ITC-ILO, IOM and UNDP under the UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative. Given your areas of interest, we believe this […]


The Digital Black Atlantic – CFP

By Webmaster on Tuesday, February, 28th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

CFP: The Digital Black Atlantic anthology Roopika Risam and Kelly Baker Josephs, Editors Deadline for 500-Word Abstracts: April 1, 2017 Part of the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series A book series from the University of Minnesota Press Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Series Editors As digital humanities has expanded in size and scope, […]


Call for Papers Rethinking the Afropolitan: The Ethics of Black Atlantic Masculinities on Display

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 17th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA Friday, October 20th and Saturday October 21st, 2017 Conveners: Rosa Carrasquillo, College of the Holy Cross (rcarrasq@holycross.edu) Lorelle Semley, College of the Holy Cross (lsemley@holycross.edu) A 21st century term, “Afropolitan,” already is charged with contested meanings. Celebrated by some as the pinnacle of African modernities, others see the Afropolitan […]


Jamaica Land of Film Tour

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 17th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Jamaica Land of Film is the first guided movie location tour which is based on a chronicle of one hundred years of film production in Jamaica by Peter Polack that highlights new and extensive research never before published or available. Changes in Jamaica over the last several decades have been captured through film, but one […]


ASWAD Statement on Executive Order

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 3rd, 2017 in Announcements, News. No Comments

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the newly inaugurated president of the United States issued an Executive Order barring citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen entry into the United States for 90 days; prohibiting all refugees from entering the United States for 120 days; and banning Syrian refugees for an indefinite period of time. This […]


Global Health Catalyst Summit

By Webmaster on Friday, February, 3rd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Join Us @ Harvard Medical School April 28-30, 2017 What Is it About? A premier yearly event designed to catalyze high impact international collaborations in cancer care, research and education: leveraging ICTs/low-cost technologies and unprecedented partnerships with the African Diaspora to turn brain drain to healthcare gain. FEATURING Inspiring talks Knowledge sharing Panels Awards Networking Mentorship· Workshops Collaboration Partnerships CATALYZING INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS […]


Black Resistance and Negotiation in Latin America: Runaway Slave Communities Special Issue Afro-Hispanic Review Special Issue Call for Papers

By Webmaster on Wednesday, January, 18th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

This special interdisciplinary issue of the Afro-Hispanic Review examines maroon communities in Latin America to reassess the concept of “maroonage,” escaping slavery, negotiation with slave-based and racist systems, and resistance against oppression from colonial times to the context of our globalized world. Taking as point of departure recent literary, cultural, linguistic, historical, archeological, and anthropological […]