|Call for Papers Due Date:
May 31, 2007
92nd Annual Convention
Charlotte, North Carolina
October 3 - 7, 2007
"From Slavery to Freedom: Africans in the Americas"
|The Association for the Study of African American Life and History is
soliciting papers for its 92nd Annual Conference. Since the theme focuses
broadly on the experiences of Africans in the Americas “from slavery to
freedom,” submissions are encouraged that discuss the Atlantic slave
trade, slavery, resistance, abolition movements, emancipation, and the
development of “New World” communities in all parts of the African
Diaspora. Individuals interested in submitting proposals should give
particular thought to comparative perspectives on slavery and race. The
theme will also allow for broad and varied discussions on reparations and
the meaning of freedom and citizenship for Africans throughout the
ASALH invites scholars from all disciplines to make presentations in
Charlotte on African and African American life, history, thought, and
culture from the Atlantic coast of West Africa to the Caribbean Islands,
Latin America, and the United States. Preference will be given to session
proposals that address the specific conference theme; other submissions,
however, are invited and will be gladly accepted. ASALH supports and
values all scholarship on peoples of African descent.
ASALH will begin accepting proposals on October 31, 2006.
The deadline for submissions will be May 31, 2007.
All proposals must be submitted electronically to ASALH. For
information on how to make electronic submissions, click here.
Chair: David C. Dennard, East Carolina University
Please direct all Program Questions to Dr. Dennard at
May 31, 2007
1. All program
must be members of
and membership must
be current as of May
2. All participants must
register before they
are included on the
program. This policy
will be strictly enforced.
Members who are
chairing a session
should contact the
ASALH accepts electronic proposals only. You will need to include
the following information: contact information for all panel participants
(names, affiliations, and email addresses), titles, and abstracts. You
must arrange for the chair/moderator and commentator(s) for your
panel. Please remember that if your proposal is accepted the
information will appear in the program as entered.
ALL AUDIO VISUAL REQUESTS MUST BE ENTERED IN THE
DESIGNATED SUBMISSION AREA.
A limited number of audio visual rooms are available and will be
awarded on a first come first served basis for persons who submit
PANELS ONLY. Due to budgetary constraints, ASALH cannot
accommodate audio visual requests for participants submitting
DO NOT ENTER YOUR AUDIO VISUAL REQUEST IN YOUR
ABSTRACT. Use the designated area in the submission form to make
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