CFP The 30th Annual Symposium on African American Culture & Philosophy | H-Afro-Am

Call for Papers

The 30th Annual Symposium on African American Culture & Philosophy

Exploring the “Humanity” in the Digital Humanities: Africana/Black Studies’ Perspectives on the Digital Humanities

Keynote Speaker: Abdul Alkalimat, University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne

Plenary Speakers: Marisa Parham, UMass-Amherst & Kenton Rambsy, University of Texas-Arlington

African American Studies and Research CenterPurdue University

West Lafayette, Indiana

December 1-3, 2016
The African American Studies and Research Center invites scholars, practitioners, and graduate students to submit proposals for papers, panels and digital presentations for  “Exploring the “Humanity” in the Digital Humanities: Africana/Black Studies’ Perspectives on the Digital Humanities,” its 30th Annual Symposium on African American Culture & Philosophy to consider the relationship between the digital humanities and Africana/Black epistemological frameworks that ask, “What Does It Mean to Be Human?”

 

Work that is closely associated with the theme will be given preference during the review process.  We seek papers and panels from across the disciplines on such sample topics as:

 

  • Africana/Black Studies & Digital Recovery
  • Africana/Black Digital Genealogies
  • Africana/Black Studies & Spatial Humanities
  • Africana/Black Studies & the Digital Arts
  • Data Visualization in Africana/Black Studies
  • Text & Data Mining in Africana/Black Studies
  • Africana/Black Studies & Digital Scholarly Communication
  • Africana/Black Studies & Digital Humanities Pedagogy
  • Creation and Curation of Africana/Black Studies Digital Resources
  • Africana/Black Studies & Software Design and Modeling
  • Africana/Black Studies & New/Social Media
  • Game Studies, Digital Humanities & Africana/Black Studies
  • Africana Studies: Intersections of the Humanities and Social Sciences

 

The deadline for individual and panel abstract submission is June 6, 2016.  Abstract submissions of up to 250 words should be sent to:

 

Ronald J. Stephens, Director, African American Studies and Research Center

Purdue University

College of Liberal Arts, School of Interdisciplinary Studies

29th Symposium on Philosophy & Culture

Steven Beering Hall, Room 6176

100 North University Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098

Or email: aasrc@purdue.edu with abstract in the subject line

 

Source: CFP The 30th Annual Symposium on African American Culture & Philosophy | H-Afro-Am | H-Net

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