With the CAAR 2019 Conference coming up soon we would like to share the full program and invite presenters and attendees to finalize registration. Please visit the conference website for in-depth information. (Click on the link in the right column
Dear Members of CAAR, I write to wish you a joyous, fun-filled and reflective holiday season. I hope 2019 begins and ends well for us. Importantly, 2019 is when we gather again for our biennial conference. For only the second
Cfp for 13th Biennial CAAR Conference in Orlando, FL, Jan 30 to Feb 2, 2019
COLLEGIUM FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN RESEARCH CALL FOR PAPERS 13TH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE “With Harp and Sword”: Navigating and Resisting the Second Nadir ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA Wednesday, January 30 – Saturday, February 2, 2019 “I have been in Sorrow’s kitchen
“People who are nothing” – A French lesson.
On June 29, 2017, the newly-elected French President, Emmanuel Macron, inaugurated a 34,000 square-meter facility named Station F, a former railway depot, on the banks of the Seine river in the XIIIe district in Paris designed to become the biggest
“CAAR Board Member Claire Oberon Garcia will be moderating a roundtable on Black Intellectual Labor and Self Care at the African American Intellectual History Society’s conference at the end of March. Her reflections in this AAIHS blogpost, while aimed at
Millions of people, not just in the US, woke up on 9 November to a new world as it became clear that the leader of the most powerful nation on Earth was Donald Trump, a self-professed sexual harasser whose successful
CAAR Statement on Global Political Climate.
This year has been wrought with conflicts, protests, civil unrest, and a growing global climate of xenophobia and nativism. Last summer, the United Kingdom signaled its exit from the European Union citing economic issues and a growing immigration crisis as
Dear CAAR colleagues
Dear CAAR colleagues, My name is Claire Oberon Garcia, and I’m happy to start my service as the blog editor for our updated website. The blog will be an arena for various perspectives on events and ideas of interest to
On Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Mothering in the Academy The recent slayings of unarmed Black men and children in the US has rendered the country breathless. I can’t breathe. The world has heard and replayed these words
Dear all, This month’s guest editorial has been written by Concepción Parrondo Carreter. A native of Malaga, Spain, she is an academic scholar whose focus of research centers on Contemporary African American Literature, an area in which she explores the