Howard University Social Justice Week 2021

Online via Zoom

Howard University's Social Justice Consortium is hosting its first annual Social Justice Week on August 2 - 6th  on Zoom.
The Howard University Social Justice Consortium (SJC) is a cross-organizational, cross-institutional, interdisciplinary partnership that is concerned with educating society and developing the critical consciousness people need to analyze injustice in their own communities and develop innovative and collaborative action-oriented remedies.

2021 HBCU Week Conference Registration Open

JW Marriot 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington

  The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is delighted to announce open registration for the 2021 Annual National HBCU Week Conference, September 7-10, 2021 in Washington, […]

The 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference

ASALH will hold innovative virtual programming in the month of September celebrating the 2021 Black History Theme, The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. Check back for schedules, times, and other updates.

ASALH Exhibitor Session: The University of South Carolina Press

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

ASALH Exhibitor Session: America250 Foundation

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

Hine-Horne Book Roundtable: Sandy Darity & A. Kirsten Mullen “From Here to Equality”

ASALH TV

This special book panel will include presenters Mosi Ifatunji of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, David Blight of Yale University, A. Kirsten Mullen, Independent Scholar, William A. Darity of Duke University, Gregory Lamont Mixon, University of North Carolina Charlotte and chaired by LaShawn Harris of Michigan State University.

Film Festival: Mama Gloria

ASALH TV

Mama Gloria focuses on 'Chicago’s Black transgender icon Gloria Allen, now in her 70s, who blazed a trail for trans people like few others before her.

ASALH Exhibitor Session: AFRO Publishing Without Walls

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

ASALH Exhibitor Session: University of Florida Press

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

Black Families and Public Policy: New Frontiers in the Fight for Black Families

ASALH TV

This session will examine the impact of historic and recent public policy decisions on today’s Black families featuring Andre Perry of  The Brookings Institution, Noliwe Rooks of Cornell University, Dorothy Brown of Emory University, Catherine Flowers and Nikole Hannah-Jones of Howard University.

Author’s Book Talk: Karen Cook-Bell

All Academic Conference Platform

The Author’s Book Talk Event will feature one author for a 15 minute virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference.

Author’s Book Talk: Jada Wright-Greene

All Academic Conference Platform

The Author’s Book Talk Event will feature one author for a 15 minute virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference.

Author’s Book Talk: Wanda Lloyd

All Academic Conference Platform

The Author’s Book Talk Event will feature one author for a 15 minute virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference.

ASALH Executive Council Meeting

Online via Zoom

  Annual Executive Council Meeting Thursday, September 16, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EST Registration is required 24 hours prior to the meeting for all voting members This meeting will […]

Free

Author’s Book Talk: Rohulamin Quander

All Academic Conference Platform

The Author’s Book Talk Event will feature one author for a 15 minute virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference.

Hine-Horne Book Roundtable: Mia Bay “Traveling Black”

All Academic Conference Platform

This roundtable panel will include Mia Bay of the University of Pennsylvania, Waldo Martin of the University of California at Berkeley, Brandi Brimmer of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Shawn Alexander of the University of Kansas, and chaired by LaShawn Harris of Michigan State University.

Felix Armfield Series – Haiti en Desorde: Reflections on the State of Affairs and the Challenges of Haitian Scholars (Haiti in Disorder)

ASALH TV

This panel will discuss the plight of Haitian scholars bringing an international focus to challenges posed to scholars when institutions are no longer functional and when scholarship can cost lives. The aim of this panel is to draw a significant contrast and raise awareness about international research amid disorder and repression.

ASALH Exhibitor Session: University of Illinois Press

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

Black History and Family Legacies

ASALH TV

This session will explore the historical legacies of major Black historical figures through their family members living today.

Film Festival: I’m Just a Layman

ASALH TV

I'm Just a Layman chronicles the injustices of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, also known as ‘the last plantation,’ and the lived experiences of Black farmers who chose to fight against discrimination. Between 1997 and 1999, fifteen farmers appeared before the USDA and the Department of Justice and won their case administratively. This film brings the stories of nine of these farmers and families out in the open.

ASALH Athens Branch Event: Founders Day

Online via Zoom

Annual Founders Day kick-off event: Zoom webinar discussion by Dr. Sandra G. Shannon, Professor Emerita of African American Literature, Howard University, focused on themes of family in the plays of […]

ASALH Exhibitor Session: Scholar’s Choice

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

I Fear For My Life: They That Mourn

ASALH TV

In this session, the 400 Years of African-American History Commission and its guest scholars will explore this fear paradox.

ASALH Exhibitor Session: University of Pennsylvania Press

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.