UPCOMING CONFERENCES

PLEASE CONSIDER SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL ON THE HISTORY OF BLACK GIRLHOOD TO ONE OF THESE UPCOMING CONFERENCES

Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, Fl, November 2-5, 2016

Proposals due September 15, 2015

http://sha.uga.edu/meeting/call_for_papers.htm

African Studies Association of the UK Biennial Conference, Cambridge England, September 7-9, 2016

Panel suggestions due October, 2015; proposals due April, 2016.

http://www.asauk.net/conferences/asauk16.shtm

OAH Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 6-9, 2017

Proposals due January 23, 2016

http://www.oah.org/meetings-events/meetings-events/call-for-proposals/

American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Denver, November 17-20, 2016

Proposals due around February 1, 2016 (call not available yet)

http://www.theasa.net/annual_meeting/page/future_meetings/

American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Denver, January 5-8, 2017

Proposals due February 15, 2016

http://www.historians.org/annual-meeting/future-meetings

National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Montreal, November 10-13, 2016

Proposals will be due around February 15, 2016 (call not available yet)

http://www.nwsa.org/futureconferences

Modern Language Association Convention, Philadelphia, January 5-8, 2017

Proposals due February 28, 2016

https://www.mla.org/conv_deadlines

Berkshire Conference, Hofstra University, June 1-4, 2017

Call for papers coming summer 2016

http://berksconference.org/

Already scheduled

Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference, Philadelphia, November 4-8, 2015

Racing Age: African American Women Writers and the Politics of Maturity

“All But White: Mulattas and the National Tragedy of Black Blood,” Lucia Hodgson, Texas A&M University

“Peculiar Forms of Aging in Narratives of U.S. Slavery,” Sari Edelstein, University of Massachusetts-Boston

“Crossing Generational Boundaries among Black Women in the 1890s,” Corinne Field, University of Virginia

Respondent, Nazera S. Wright, University of Kentucky

Chair, Anna Mae Duane, University of Connecticut

 

American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, January 7-10, 2016

“African American Girls and Global Citizenship in the Twentieth Century,” SHCY Sponsored panel

“New Negro Girlhood: Race, Gender and Material Culture, “ LaKisha Michelle Simmons, SUNY Buffalo

“The Right to Wear Silk: Black College Girls, Gendered Discourse and the Student Protests of the 1920s,” Amira Rose Davis, Johns Hopkins University

“Becoming Ambassadors and Future Leaders: Black Girls and Girl Citizenship in Postwar America,” Miya Carey, Rutgers University

“Black Girl Politics in the Era of Black Power, A Local Study of Detroit,” Dara Walker, Rutgers University

Comment, Rachel Devlin, Rutgers University

Chair, Corinne T. Field, University of Virginia

 

2016 Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Providence, April 7-April 10

Cultivating the Leadership of Black Girls, 1890s-Present

“Intergenerational Leadership in the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, 1896-1920,” Corinne Field, University of Virginia

“Building ‘Virile’ Youth Politics: Young Black Women and the Tensions of NAACP Youth Activism in the Early 20th c,” Susan Bragg, Georgia Southwestern State University

“‘What girls want and what the community needs’: Leadership Development in African American Girls’ Organizations in Washington, D.C., 1930-1965,” Miya Carey, Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

“A Rite of Passage: Black Girls, Quilting, and the Art of Making Things,” Lauren Cross, Texas Women’s University

Commentator, Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University

Chair, Anna Mae Duane, University of Connecticut

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