CFP: The Long Civil Rights Movement (6/1/07; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Trodd
contact email: 
trodd@fas.harvard.edu

We are seeking contributors for a work entitled The Long Civil Rights =
Movement, 1945-1980, in the Conflicts in American History series. The =
work is under contract with Bruccoli Clark Layman/Manly, Inc, and =
contributors will receive $250 for essay chapters that will consist of =
the following elements: 1. 2000-3000 word background essay introducing =
the conflict, the people involved, the nature of the conflict and its =
resolution. 2. A specific chronology of the conflict. 3. 10 historical =
documents both in facsimile and in reprinted text form, each with an =
objective head note (150-300 words) that introduces the source. 4. A =
list of recommended readings with a brief annotation. 5. Two =
illustrations that correlate to the conflict.=20

Persons who are interested in contributing one or more of the following =
entries should contact Brian Johnson, bjohnson_at_claflin.edu, and Zoe =
Trodd, trodd_at_fas.harvard.edu (please send brief bio), as soon as =
possible to sign up. Completed chapters due June 1, 2007.

COLD WAR CONFLICT
Hiroshima, Nagasaki and "The Bomb"
McCarthyism=20
The Korean War
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Reagan and the Rise of New Conservatism

THE CONFLICT OF THE VIETNAM WAR
>From Eisenhower to Kennedy
Blood and Battles
Draft Resistance and Anti-war Protest
Reporting Vietnam
>From Johnson to Nixon and American Withdrawal

RACIAL CONFLICT
Lynching and the White Supremacists
Civil Rights Protest in the South
Martin Luther King, Jr., and Non-violent Resistance
Malcolm X and the Black Panthers
The American Indian Movement (AIM) and Wounded Knee

GENDER AND SEXUALITY CONFLICT
Betty Friedan and the National Organization for Women (NOW)
Black and Chicana Feminism
The Stonewall Riots and the Gay Liberation Front (GLF)
Gay Liberation on the West Coast
Lesbian Protest

LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL CONFLICT
Brown vs. Board of Education
The Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts
The Economic Opportunity Act and the "War on Poverty"
The Equal Rights Amendment
Native Nations Legislation

ARTISTIC CONFLICT
The Beats
Music and the Counterculture
The New Left and the Underground Press
The Black Arts Movement
Rap, Graffiti and the Birth of a Hip Hop Generation

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