Travel Awards and CFP Deadline Extended!!

Thanks to generous support from the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) Program and the College of Charleston’s Race and Social Justice Initiative, we are pleased to announce that the conference planners will award a limited number of individual travel and lodging stipend awards (5-8 awards) for up to $2,000 to conference participants on a competitive basis and based on need. Apply for an award with your conference proposal—due December 15, 2016. Please see the conference website for instructions and criteria to apply:

We are also pleased to release further information on our Workshop Day on June 14th, 2016. Registration for workshops will open in early 2017, fees are included with conference registration. Don’t forget to submit a proposal by Dec 15, 2016!

“Giving Voice to Long-Silenced Millions: Interpreting Slavery on Historic Sites,” 9 am-5 pm
Led by: Kristin Gallas, Author of Interpreting Slavery at Museums and Historic Sites

“Facilitated Dialogue on Social Justice and Public History,” 9am-5 pm
Led by: Braden Paynter, The International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

“Historical Documentation and the African American Experience,” 9 am-12 pm
Led by: Miranda Mims and Steven G. Fullwood, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.


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