CFP: The Civil Rights Movement and the African American Quest for Freedom

Submission deadline: November 15, 2024

Conference date(s):
April 4, 2025

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Conference Venue:

The W.E.B. Du Bois Center for the Study of the Black Experience, Bowie State University
Bowie, United States


Proposals are being accepted for a one-day symposium at Bowie State University’s Du Bois Center in Bowie, Maryland, titled, “The Civil Rights Movement and the African American Quesfor Freedom,” planned for April 4, 2025. This symposium seeks to examine the efforts by African Americans to secure their rights as citizens of the United States.

The conference is interdisciplinary. The Du Bois Center welcomes proposals from early career and senior scholars, as well as graduate students which speak to the social, economic, and political forces, and reform movements pioneered by African American leaders, communities, and groups since the end of slavery to the present era.

Please submit proposals (max 500 words) to [email protected] by Nov. 15,2024. Proposals should be accompanied by a two-page CV.

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