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CFP: “Pictures from an Expedition: Aesthetics of 19th-century Cartographic Exploration in the Americas” (Newberry Library)

Call for Papers: Newberry Library Symposium, June 20-21, 2013, Chicago, IL “Pictures from an Expedition: Aesthetics of 19th-century Cartographic Exploration in the Americas” We seek historians, art historians, geographers, and scholars of visual culture for a symposium to be held in Chicago at the Newberry Library on June 20-21, 2013. The symposium will consider the … Continue reading

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CFP: Graduate Student/Junior Scholar Workshop on “Black Freedom in the Atlantic World”

Vanderbilt University Workshop “The Age of Emancipation: Black Freedom in the Atlantic World” April 26-27, 2013 Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities Vanderbilt University’s Sawyer Seminar “The Age of Emancipation:  Black Freedom in the Atlantic World” invites applications from senior graduate students and junior scholars to participate in a two day workshop on the … Continue reading

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CFP: The South Atlantic, Past and Present

Call for Papers:  The South Atlantic, Past and Present Guest Editor: Luiz Felipe de Alencastro (Université Paris Sorbonne) This volume will focus on the historical, geopolitical and cultural aspects of the South Atlantic, past and present. From 1550 to 1850 most of Brazil and Angola formed a system sustained by the slave trade and intercolonial … Continue reading

Call for Papers/Panels:  Life Histories of African Slaves (ASA 2013 & AEGIS 2013)
Alice Bellagamba / Carolyn Brown / Eve Troutt Powell / Martin A. Klein / Michael Larue / Paul Lovejoy / Sandra Greene

Call for Papers/Panels: Life Histories of African Slaves (ASA 2013 & AEGIS 2013)

via The Harriet Tubman Institute: Over the last five years, Alice Bellagamba, Carolyn Brown, Sandra Greene and Martin Klein have been involved in a project to find and publish African sources on the history of slavery and the slave trade within Africa. The most recent was a conference in Berlin that dealt with work and … Continue reading

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New Journal and CFP: Notes & Records: Journal of African and African Diaspora Studies

Notes & Records: Journal of African and African Diaspora Studies (NRJAADS) Call for Papers Date:    2010-06-04 On behalf of Southern Interdisciplinary Roundtable on African Studies SIRAS), Kentucky State University, and the Editors, I am writing to inform you about the launching of a new peer-reviewed journal titled Notes and Records: An International Journal of African … Continue reading