EDITED: Germain and Larcher on Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality

Félix Germain and Silyane Larcher, eds. Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848-2016 (University of Nebraska Press, 2018) via UNP: "Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848–2016 explores how black women in France itself, the French Caribbean, Gorée, Dakar, Rufisque, and Saint-Louis experienced and reacted to French colonialism and how gendered … Continue reading EDITED: Germain and Larcher on Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality

SOURCE: Teaching Theresa: A Haytien Tale (1827) | @CommonplaceJrnl

Just Teach One covered Theresa: A Haytien Tale (1827). Edited and introduced by Eric Gardner and Nicole Aljoe. TEI-encoded by Sarah Stanley. With contributions from Joycelyn Moody, Nicole Aljoe, Michael Dean, Adam Kotlarczyk, Brigitte Fielder, Ed White, Katy L. Chiles, Cassander L. Smith, Julie Buckner Armstrong, Britt Rusert, and Michelle Carrigan. Read the rest: http://jtoaa.common-place.org/welcome-to-just-teach-one-african-american/theresa-a-haytien-tale/

DIGITAL: Databases of Runaway Slave Advertisements

A round-up of databases of runaway slave advertisements shared by Jessica Marie Johnson on Twitter. List (with additions from Twitters users) below the fold:https://twitter.com/jmjafrx/status/986632081957670913https://twitter.com/jmjafrx/status/986632332105912320"First: Kudos to @CrystalNEddins who compiled this list of sites collecting runaway ads - On the lives of fugitives: Runaway slave advertisement databases | HASTAC.Thank you for bringing these (several I've used … Continue reading DIGITAL: Databases of Runaway Slave Advertisements

AWARDS: Organization of American Historians 2018 List

Awardees of interest include Brittney C. Cooper, Tiya Miles (twice), Edward L. Ayers, Richard White, Ula Yvette Taylor, Deirdre Cooper Owens, Ashley D. Farmer, Tera W. Hunter, C. Riley Snorton (honorable mention), Alexandra J. Finley, and Nakia D. Parker. The OAH sponsors and co-sponsors dozens of awards, grants, and fellowships annually. Here are the 2018 … Continue reading AWARDS: Organization of American Historians 2018 List

NEWS/ART: Kara Walker’s Katastwóf Karavan

Items related to Kara Walker's Katastwóf Karavan, on display February 2018 during Prospect.4 in New Orleans. Siddhartha Mitter (Village Voice) - Carnival of the Grotesque: Kara Walker’s Insistent Resistance in New Orleans Charlie Tatum (Pelican Bomb/Nola.com) - This calliope performance was meant to be disturbing . Manquettes (x): ACQUISITION | To help fund “Katastwóf Karavan” … Continue reading NEWS/ART: Kara Walker’s Katastwóf Karavan

CFP: Slavery in the Machine (@sxarchipelagos, Guest Editor: @jmjafrx)

Jessica Marie Johnson writes: If you haven't submitted your abstract for Slavery in the Machine, a special section of sx archipelagos, there is still time! Submit today. sx archipelagos is now accepting submissions for our upcoming special section "Slavery in the Machine," guest edited by Jessica Marie Johnson. This special section aims to highlight scholarship … Continue reading CFP: Slavery in the Machine (@sxarchipelagos, Guest Editor: @jmjafrx)

EVENT: March 29th – Arondekar, Johnson, and Seijas on Decolonizing History

Jessica Marie Johnson, Anjali Arondekar and Tatiana Seijas to discuss decolonizing history this Thursday: For slavery studies, engagements with the geopolitical have robustly shifted the angles through which the field might begin to imagine collusions, collaborations and conversations with regions of the world. Historians, in particular, have contributed to our understanding of the forces at … Continue reading EVENT: March 29th – Arondekar, Johnson, and Seijas on Decolonizing History