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Gepubliceerd op 12-11-2018

Call for papers: 9th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Interdisciplinary Conference

9th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, James Madison University, Feb 21-22, 2019

 

Date:
February 21, 2019 to February 22, 2019
Location:
United States
Subject Fields:
Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Slavery, African American History / Studies, African History / Studies

9th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, James Madison University, Feb 21-22, 2019

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 Feb 21-22, 2019. This year’s theme is “Bodies in Motion.” Ranging across topics from the politics of migration to the aesthetics of black embodiment, from action films to political activism, the conference will bring together a group of scholars from a wide variety of overlapping and intersecting fields. We welcome proposals from scholars in all relevant disciplines at any point in their scholarly careers. Topics for 20-minute presentations or 60-minute panels could address topics such as these:

Action Films
Activism
Agency
Art movements
Circulation
Collectivities
Commerce
Cultural movements
Embodiment
Environments
Gesture
Healing
Humanisms
Migrations
Politicial movements
Performance
Performativity
Borders
Riots
Rituals
Popular Culture
Posthumanisms
Revolutions
Sexualities
Slave Trade
Social movements
Sports
Transgression
Transportation
Violence

The conference keynote will be delivered by Eric J. Montgomery (Cultural Anthropology, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Wayne State University), whose scholarship ranges from research on the 1967 Detroit Rebellion to publications on the migration of cultural practices across the Afro-Atlantic world.

Please send questions and/or 300-word presentation proposals (or 1000-word panel proposals) to aaadstudies@jmu.edu by December 1, 2018. Proposals should include a presentation and/or panel title, along with each presenter’s name, institutional affiliation, email address, and a brief bio. Panel proposals must include at least three panelists. Decisions will be made by Dec 14, 2018.

Please contact the conference coordinators, Dr. Emeka Anaza (anazaea@jmu.edu) or Dr. Talé Mitchell (mitch3at@jmu.edu), with any questions. Conference registration and accommodation details will be provided as the conference date draws near.

Contact Info:

Please contact the conference coordinators, Dr. Emeka Anaza (anazaea@jmu.edu) or Dr. Talé Mitchell (mitch3at@jmu.edu), with any questions.

Contact Email:
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