Collegium for African American Research – Call for Papers 13th Biennial Conference “With Harp and Sword”: Navigating and Resisting the Second Nadir

By Webmaster on Friday, June, 22nd, 2018 in Announcements. No Comments

Orlando, Florida, USA Wednesday, January 30 – Saturday, February 2, 2019   “I have been in Sorrow’s kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and a sword in my hands.” – Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road   The […]


Is African Identity Lost in Translation? 1 Day Symposium

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The 2nd Cultural Compounds presentation: IS AFRICAN IDENTITY LOST IN TRANSLATION?   Date: Saturday 7thJuly 2018 Time: All Day Venue: RoomB200, University Building, City, University of London.   Cultural Compounds is a series of one day symposiums to explore how the cultural and the personal conditions of African diasporic society, relate to current practices and theories, […]


Job Announcement – UNC Charlotte

By Webmaster on Friday, June, 8th, 2018 in Announcements. No Comments

Position #5085: Assistant or Associate Professor of Dance Dance Education Program Coordinator, tenure track University of North Carolina at Charlotte Appointment beginning July 2019 Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience   Qualifications: Terminal degree in Dance, Dance Education, or Arts Education; or MA in Dance Education with significant K-12 dance teaching experience preferred.   Demonstrated, successful:  […]


CFP for Special Issue, “Toni Morrison and Adaptation”

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Dear Members of ASWAD, My name is Rhaisa Williams and I am an assistant professor of Drama at Washington University in St. Louis. I am co-editing a special issue on “Toni Morrison and Adaptation” with Stacie McCormick, assistant professor of English at Texas Christian University). As larger themes of the issue deals with blackness, performance, […]


Journal of Africana Religions to Recognize 50th anniversary of Black Theology and Black Power; CFP on James H. Cone and Black Theology in Africana Perspective

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http://sites.northwestern.edu/joar/call-for-papers/ When James Hal Cone (1936-2018) first published Black Theology and Black Power in 1969, he launched a fundamental transformation in the study of race through its connection to both the institutional life of religion, Black political insurgency, and the scholarly study of Black religious thought. As Cone would later explain, Black Theology and Black Power derived […]


Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK: Legacies of Colonialism

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27-28 October 2018 Queens College University of Cambridge Against the contemporary reality of Brexit and an openly racist and sexist US president, alongside draconian detention and deportation policies, anti-black and anti-Muslim violence in the UK and US, and the ongoing neglect of indigenous people’s dispossession, it is time to stop doing poetry and poetry studies […]


May 2018 GIHR Conference Update

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ARTHUR CHUNG CONFERENCE CENTER CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF YOUR CURRICULUM VITAE AND, THE ABSTRACT OF YOUR 2018 CONFERENCE PAPER IS 8 JUNE. HazelWoolford, Editor 5 May 2018 Issue #6 Welcome to the Eleventh International Research Conference Saturday June 30, 2018 Panels Exhibitions Bookstores Films Registration fee: GYD$3,000.00/USD$15 Pre-registration is on. DVDs of the Conference […]


Call for Papers – Show & Prove 2018 Hip Hop Studies Conference

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CFP keywords hustling and response/ability **Proposals EXTENSION, now due May 30th, 2018 The Department of Dance at UC Riverside alongside the Consortium for Black Studies in California are hosting the 4th Biennial Show & Prove Hip Hop Studies Conference 2018.  We are now accepting proposals for papers, panels, performances, workshops, films, and roundtables to be included in this year’s conference.  The keywords are hustling and response/ability. Show […]


Call for Papers – “50 Years of Black Studies 1968-2018: Intellectual Histories and Institutional Demands” – Purdue University – Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2018

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On the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the first U.S. Black Studies department at San Francisco State University, we will convene an interdisciplinary group of scholars, activists, artists, and administrators to address the past, present, and future of our field. The symposium presents an opportunity to think about the shifting intellectual priorities within Black […]


Call for Papers – Annual Interdisciplinary Madagascar Workshop 2018 at Rutgers University

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The Annual Interdisciplinary Madagascar Workshop will be held at Rutgers University, in New Jersey on 10/11/18-10/13/18. Papers, presentations, and other form of participation are welcome from those who work in any areas about Madagascar. Below is the call for for paper.   Call for Papers We are pleased to announce a new venue for this year’s […]