The ABWH Luncheon is the annual convening of members of the organization. The annual ABWH luncheon will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the ASALH meeting in Cincinnati, OH at the Regency Hotel. Our theme this year is “Black Women Educating for Social Justice: Teaching the Past, Imagining the Future” and we are honored to have as our keynote speaker Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.
ABWH salutes Dr. Aura Wharton-Beck, ABWH Life Member, who was awarded the 2017 Sapientia Award for Scholarly Work Focused on Women by the University of St. Thomas-Minnesota.
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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS & PAPERS May 17-19, 2018
University of Missouri, Columbia October 13-14, 2017 Please submit a detailed abstract of your paper or panel to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 29, 2017
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The University of North Carolina at Asheville invites proposals for panels, papers, posters, and roundtables on the African American experience in western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia. Presentations from a variety of disciplines—including sociology, history, anthropology, literature, and others—on western North Carolina will be prioritized, but scholarship on all Southern Appalachian communities will be considered.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND STUDIES LECTURER POSITION The Departments of History and American Studies & Ethnicity, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking to hire a lecturer able to teach African American History and Studies during the 2017-18 Academic Year. The departments are interested in scholars who can teach Black Social Movements; African American History; African American …
The Department of History at Tufts University seeks an historian of African American History for the Gerald Gill Professorship. The successful candidate will teach courses on African American History in the long 20th century, including the Civil Rights Movement. Specialists in all sub-fields are encouraged to apply.