[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: Reminder: Call for Papers for Black Studies Conference at Purdue due May 4th

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Tue Apr 17 08:47:08 EDT 2012

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Abdul Alkalimat <mcworter at ILLINOIS.EDU>
> Date: April 17, 2012 8:18:34 AM EDT
> Subject: Reminder: Call for Papers for Black Studies Conference at  
> Purdue due May 4th
> Reply-To: H-NET Discussion List for African American Studies <H-AFRO-AM at H-NET.MSU.EDU 
> >
> From: vpatton at purdue.edu
> Call for Papers
> 28th Annual Symposium on African American Culture & Philosophy
> African American Studies and Research Center Purdue University West  
> Lafayette, Indiana November 15-17, 2012
> African American Studies and Research Center (AASRC) was established  
> in the 1970s as an interdisciplinary program in what was then the  
> School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education.  In December  
> 1970, the HSSE Afro-American Studies Committee was charged with  
> developing a curriculum.  The initial program for Afro-American  
> Studies passed the HSSE Senate in the spring of 1971.  In December  
> 1974, the name was changed to Africana Studies and Research Center.   
> Thus Purdue University's AASRC has been in existence for more than  
> 40 years, which presents an ideal opportunity to look back over the  
> discipline while also looking forward to impending developments in  
> the field.
> We seek papers and panels related to the discipline of Black Studies  
> on such sample topics as:
> Afro-futurism
> African American Studies and the African Diaspora: Approaches,  
> Directions, Feasibilities Black Spirituality and the Academy: A Dead  
> Scholarship?
> Black Studies at Predominantly White Institutions New Theoretical  
> Frontiers The Crisis of the Black Public Intellectual The Role of  
> Black Studies and Public Policy Who Owns Black Studies?
> Abstracts for individual presentations should be no more than 500  
> words in length.  Accepted presentations will be limited to 18-20  
> minutes.  We particularly encourage panel proposals which should be  
> no more than 1500 words in length.  Our ideal panel composition is  
> three presenters; however, we are open to panels with four  
> presenters with presentations of
> 13-15 minutes.  Other formats are possible such as discussants and/ 
> or chairs; however, the total number of participants should be  
> limited to four and the total time allotted for panel presentations  
> is 60 minutes as we are committed to discussion time with the  
> attendees.
> Send paper and panel submissions by May 4, 2012 to:		
> Venetria K. Patton, Director African American Studies 27th Annual  
> Symposium on Philosophy & Culture Beering Hall, Room 6182			
> 100 North University Street West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098	
> Email abstracts to: aasrc at purdue.edu [Include "Abstract" in  subject  
> line]
> Website: http://www.cla.purdue.edu/african-american/
> Registration Fees for the 28th Annual Symposium: $75.00 for Faculty  
> and Professional $50.00 for Students

Emilye Crosby
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5375
crosby at geneseo.edu

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