[UPDATE - deadline extended] The African American Experience in the Post Civil Rights Era

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University of Hull (American Studies & WISE)
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Call for Conference Papers: "The African American Experience Since 1992", to be held 20th September 2013.

This conference, hosted jointly by the American Studies programme and the Wilberforce Institute for Slavery and Emancipation Studies (WISE) at the University of Hull, aims to examine, explore and critically engage with issues relating to African American life and cultural representation in the post civil rights era.

We are seeking proposals for 20 minute presentations that explore the African American experience from a variety of approaches including politics, history, film, religion, photography, literature, music and economics. Proposals should be a maximum of 250 words and include a provisional title. Panel proposals involving a common theme are welcomed. We very much encourage PhD students to consider submitting a proposal and / or attend the conference. All proposals should be submitted with a one-page CV to j.metcalf@hull.ac.uk by 31 May 2013.