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Conference Volunteers

  • Local Arrangements Committee Meeting
  • Date: 3rd Thursday of each month
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: LeMoyne-Owen College, Brownlee Hall - Room 31, 807 Walker Avenue, Memphis, TN 38126
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  • August 4 - 6

  • U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit
  • Starting on August 4 and with events spanning three days, it will include approximately 50 African heads of state and government as well as the Chairperson of the African Union, a range of U.S. and African civil society and business leaders, young African leaders, and Members of Congress. The presence of so many African leaders in the nation’s capital provides an historic opportunity to further strengthen ties with our African partners and highlight America's longstanding commitment to investing in Africa's development and its people.
  • Location: Washington, DC
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  • August 6 - 9

  • Association of African American Museums: Annual Conference
  • Annual conference by the Association of African American Museums hosted by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
  • Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will the deliver keynote address.
  • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
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  • August 9

  • A Fund Raiser on the Princess Boat
  • Please bring your dancing shoes, dress casual and be ready to hustle and ballroom! Hustle Dance instructor Ms. Sandy Storm will instruct us in the latest hustle dances and DJ Mr. Rod Stinson will provide the music! Tickets are $40.00 per person. A cash bar will be open - hors d'oeuvres will be complimentary.
  • Sponsor: The organizing branch of ASALH Detroit
  • Time: The boat leaves the dock at 6:30 p.m. and returns at 9:00 p.m.
  • Location: Detroit Princess Boat, Docks for the Detroit River


  • September 19

  • Revisiting Our Black Mosaic
  • In partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum hosts a full day of discussions on race, immigration, gentrification, education, museums, and community in the Washington D.C. metro area.
  • Sponsor: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum (ACM)
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
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  • October 23 - 25

  • We are excited to announce our 45th Annual conference to be held in Atlanta, Georgia. The forthcoming Conference will focus on some of the challenges and policies that continue to confront and subvert the advancement of goals of Pan-Africanism in the 21st Century. As Pan-African forces attempt to unite, reconcile, and build nation-states; imperial forces continue to divide, destabilize, and exploit.
  • Sponsor: African Heritage Studies Association (AHSA)
  • Location: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown, 160 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30303
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  • January 4

  • 2015 American Historical Association Career Fair
  • The American Historical Association will hold our second annual Career Fair during the 2015 annual meeting in New York City. The fair will take place on Sunday, January 4, 1-5 p.m., at the New York Hilton Midtown, Americas Hall II. We are inviting historians from a variety of fields -- government agencies, historical societies, nonprofits, businesses, colleges and universities, presses, independent scholars, K-12, etc. -- to speak with students and job candidates about the path to becoming a historian. Mentors can hold informational interviews, display materials about being a historian in their field, or just be available to talk about their own journey in the history profession.
  • If you, or someone from your institution, will be in New York on January 4, we hope you will consider volunteering your time as a mentor during the Career Fair. There will be no charge for mentors to attend the Career Fair. If you are interested, please download the mentor form at http://www.historians.org/annual/jobs or contact me for the form or if you have any questions.
  • Location: New York Hilton Midtown, Americas Hall II


  • March 11 - 14

  • 39th Annual Conference - National Council For Black Studies
  • We are excited to announce our 39th Annual conference in the great city of Los Angeles, California. As we celebrate our 39th conference, we invite you to share this moment with us and create new memories. Please stay up to date on all conference information on our website and email list serve.
  • Call for Papers Deadline: December 19, 2014
  • Location: The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
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  • September 21 - 27, 2015

  • ASALH Centennial Conference
  • Sheraton
  • Atlanta, Georgia
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  • October 4 - 9, 2016

  • ASALH 101st Annual Conference
  • Marriott
  • Richmond, VA