The Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation (AAAHRP)is accepting proposals for topics pertaining to African American history, culture and genealogy.
Conference Venue and date: Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, Washington. February 4, 2006.
Conference Theme: “Reexamining the History Books: Uncovering and Discovering the African American Experience.”
AAAHRP welcomes submissions from scholars; professional and avocational historians; genealogists; graduate students; teachers; community activists; authors; and those engaged in the study or preservation of African American history at archives, libraries, historic sites, museums, and historical societies.
AAAHRP is particularly interested in proposals for papers, panels, workshops and innovative presentations on the following subjects:
18th and 19th century Black leaders
Organizations including, but not limited to, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; and the Universal Negro Improvement League
African American writers (including playwrights)
Black newspapers and their publishers
Race “uplifting” publications
“Colored” women’s clubs
Pacific Northwest and far West history
Proposals for other topics within the scope of the conference theme are also desired and will be considered.
For complete information please visit the following web address.
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)