The AfroAm Workshop series continues…
Wednesday, September 26th, 5-6:30PM, New Africa House, join Graduate Program Director James Smethurst with the UMass Press director Mary Dougherty and its Executive Editor Matt Becker, for an enlightening workshop about publishing academic work–from turning your conference papers into articles to the book publishing process. Food and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to

National Council for Black Studies Annual Conference 2019. If you or others are interested inhouston-texas-1 proposing a paper or panel session for the conference in New Orleans, LA, March 6 – 9, 2018, at the Hilton Houston Post Oak, please do so by January 4, 2018, for optimal consideration. See online CFP at:
5th Annual Afro-American Studies Graduate Symposium University of Massachusetts Amherst

Theme:  Students and the Community in Struggle: Africana Studies After 50 Years in the Valley
Conference Date: TBD See CFP above. To register and for details contact to