Sound System Outernational #6 São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil – Call for Participation – Papers, Presentations and Performances

By Webmaster on Friday, November, 15th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Sound System Outernational # 6 São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil Call for Participation – Papers, Presentations and Performances Dates: April 13, 14 and 15, 2020 Deadline for submission of proposals: January 17, 2020 Abstracts / proposals (200 to 500 words in English or Portuguese) by January 17 2020, to soundsystemouternational@gmail.com. Vibrations United: Music, Technology & […]


Eric Williams Memorial Collection Sponsors 2019 Regional ‘School Bags’ Essay Competition

By Webmaster on Monday, November, 11th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Port of Spain, TRINIDAD and TOBAGO (October 21, 2019). The Eric Williams Memorial Collection Research Library, Archives & Museum (EWMC) at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Trinidad and Tobago, announces the adjudication of this year’s “Eric Williams ‘School Bags’ Essay Competition.” Judges are: Dr. Rita Pemberton, retired Chair, UWI Department of History; Dr. […]


2020 NBWC Call for Papers

By Webmaster on Monday, November, 11th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

15th National Black Writers Conference “Activism, Identity, and Race: Playwrights and Screenwriters at the Crossroads” March 26 – March 29, 2020; 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Medgar Evers College 1650 Bedford Ave. Over the last several decades, there has been an increase in the number of contemporary Black playwrights and screenwriters whose plays and films […]


Nanakama African Dance Conference Call for Papers Deadline Extended – Howard University

By Webmaster on Thursday, October, 17th, 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 […]


Call for Proposals – IGGAD 2020 – Without Borders – Tracing the Cultural, Archival and Political African Diaspora

By Webmaster on Thursday, October, 17th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Conference: March 4-7, 2020 Location: Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC Deadline: October 31 The Charles W. Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies and the Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University invite abstracts, poster sessions, lightning talks and panel proposals for their second International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference (IGGAD). This year’s theme—Without […]


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 […]