Call for Proposals: Black Internationalism and New York City

CSAAD-ASWAD Medial Meeting May 2-3, 2019
“Black Internationalism and New York City”
This conference seeks to promote mechanisms by which academics, activists, policymakers, and other stakeholders enter into greater dialogue and collaboration in areas of conjoined interest. In partnership with the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) – for which NYU serves as the institutional home – NYU’s Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD) will convene every two years, alternating with ASWAD’s biennial conference. 
(ASWAD’s 10thBiennial Conference will be held from 5-10 November, 2019 at the College of William & Mary. For more information, please consult the website:
CSAAD welcomes the participation of communities, organizations, and individuals from across the whole of Africa and its Diaspora, in seeking to foster cross-cultural and cross-spatial engagement. The CSAAD-ASWAD Medial Meeting endeavors to serve as a venue within which communities hailing from the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia might continue to explore connections and identify mutual projects.
To this end, CSAAD issues a Call-For-Proposals, from all interested parties, to participate in the CSAAD-ASWAD Medial Meeting, May 2-3, 2019, on the campus of NYU. The CSAAD-ASWAD Medial Meeting will be on a smaller scale than the biennial ASWAD gathering, and will therefore be much more selective.  
We welcome Scholarshipand Presentationson Topics that may address, but are not limited to:
      Women and Gender in Internationalist Formations
      Marxism and the Black Experience
      Interrogating Heteronormativity/Queering Transnational Space
      New York as an African City
      Afro-Latinx Movements
      The Place of Haiti
      Federation in the Caribbean
      Reparations and Repatriations
      Universities in Africa and the Diaspora
      The African Union and the Sixth Region
      The Role of the United Nations
      Black Lives Matter in the U.S. and the World
      Community Organization and Activism 
      Global, Regional, National, and Local Politics
Proposals should be 1-2pp in length. Please send all proposals – as attachments – to csaad@nyu.eduby January 25, 2019.
All inquiries may be sent to the same email address.

Hotel Accomodations

The Washington Square Hotelhas set aside rooms for the conference at a special rate; to benefit, reservations need to be made before March 6, 2019, after which the hotel will release rooms. To book a room click the link below.

Washington Square Hotel

103 Waverly Place

New York, NY 10011


We look forward to your participation in the CSAAD-ASWAD Medial Meeting, May 2-3, 2019!