The National Council for Black Studies
44th Annual Conference
Call for Papers: “Fields and Functions of Africana Studies: Mapping Terrains of Research, Teaching and Resistance”
The National Council for Black Studies for its 44th Annual Conference is accepting abstracts for panel sessions, individual paper presentations, round-table discussions, poster presentations, and town hall meetings that explore the fields and functions of Africana Studies and its continuous development and advancement.
Submit a 150-250 word abstract for a panel to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each panelist will need to submit their panel subject and abstract. The panel chair submits the topic and panel participants. Individual paper and poster presentations are also welcome. For roundtable discussions submit a 150-250 word abstract that explores the discussion topic.
First consideration and expedited responses to abstracts given to NCBS members, so you are encouraged to join, click here. You must be a registered attendee of the conference in order to present. Click here, to register.
Submission Deadline: Friday, January 17th, 2020.
The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies program at James Madison University
10th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Interdisciplinary Conference
Invites Proposals: “Black Temporalities: Past, Present, and Future.”
The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies program at James Madison University invites proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference, to be held on the campus of JMU in Harrisonburg, Virginia on February 20-21, 2020. This year’s theme is “Black Temporalities: Past, Present, and Future.” Ranging across topics from oral history to Afrofuturism, the conference will bring together a group of scholars from a wide variety of overlapping and intersecting fields. The conference will feature a keynote presentation by novelist Nalo Hokinson (Midnight Robber; Brown Girl in the Ring), and a featured talk by the JMU Dean of Libraries, Dr. Bethany Nowviskie, who writes on liberatory and speculative digital library design.
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2019