12th Annual Ida B. Wells Conference

Call for Papers

University of Memphis
April 5-6, 2019

The Ida B. Wells Conference is organized by the graduate students (Corey Reed and Jasper St. Bernard) and director (Dr. Lindsey Stewart) of the Ida B. Wells Association. The Ida B. Wells Association was founded by University of Memphis graduate students to promote discussion of philosophical issues arising from the African American experience and to provide a context in which to mentor undergraduate and graduate students. This year's conference will feature Beverly Guy-Sheftall and Kathryn Sophia Belle (formerly Kathryn T. Gines) as keynote speakers.

The theme of this year's conference is "Celebrating the Intellectual Legacy of Ida B. Wells in Philosophy." We invite undergraduate and graduate students to submit papers in all areas of study concerning black and/or African American thought, experiences, struggles, and life.

The deadline for submission is February 15, 2019. For consideration of your submission, please limit papers to 3,000 words or less. Please send papers to the director, Lindsey Stewart(lstwart6@memphis.edu), and organizers, Corey Reed (cnreed4@memphis.edu) and Jasper St. Bernard (jdstbrnr@memphis.edu).

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