Call for Papers—“Black Power: Cultural and Political Movements in the Black Americas”

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“Black Power: Cultural and Political Movements in the Black Americas” is the theme for the 2nd Black Americas Network Conference to take place on October 18-19, 2018, in Bielefeld, Germany. The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2018. [Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.]

Call for Papers: This year marks the 50th anniversary of “1968” – a generation-defining year for millions of radical activists around the world who took part in a series of simultaneous, and often interrelated, protest movements for social justice, peace, gender equality, and liberation from the intertwined legacies of colonialism and racism. For the African American freedom struggle—perceived as vanguard of the global 1960s youth rebellion by many contemporaries—1968 was a watershed year: the assassination of Civil Rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, accelerated the rise of the Black Power Movement—one of the broadest assaults on…

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