CFP: New Directions in Black Western Studies w/ American Studies Journal (AMSJ)

By Webmaster on Thursday, June, 22nd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Western History Association Conference Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, San Diego, California 01-04 November 2017 We are seeking proposals for the 57th Western History Association Conference workshop and American Studies Special Issue: “New Directions in Black Western Studies.” Though several scholarly historical treatments of Blacks in the North American West exist, few engage with what Black […]


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

By Webmaster on Wednesday, June, 14th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Theme: “African Music Scholarship in the Twenty-first Century: Challenges and Directions.” Keynote Speaker: Professor V. Kofi Agawu (Princeton University, USA) New deadline for submissions: August 1, 2017 The International Council for Traditional Music 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 […]


Request for Interviews for Dissertation Research

By Webmaster on Saturday, June, 3rd, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

My name is Liz Adamo. I am a Ph.D. student in History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA). I would like to interview people in Paris between June 9-July 17, 2017 related to my dissertation, “Race and Sub-Saharan Migration to France, 1973-1995.” My research examines how the migration of people from Sub-Saharan Africa […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Letter Inviting Collaboration with the Program of Afro American Studies, 11/22/2016 / Carta de Invitación a Colaborar Sobre un Programa de Estudios Afro Americanos, 22/11/2016

By Webmaster on Friday, December, 2nd, 2016 in Announcements. No Comments

To: Researchers, academics, teachers, writers, artists from anywhere in the world who have an interest and can diffuse the contribution of Africa to our American identity. Dear Colleagues: The work of the Center of Caribbean Studies at the Casa de las Americas (House of the Americas), the results of the House Prize, the editorial catalogue, […]