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As members of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) we are organizing two panels for the AAIHS 4th Annual Conference to be held at the University of Michigan, March 22-23, 2019. The theme is “Black Internationalism: Then & Now.” To apply to these panels, please send a 250 word abstract of your paper, your paper title, name,… MORE
Morning Activity: 10 A.M. Meet outside Shakespeare & Co. Book Store near site of printing of Thomas Paine’s revolutionary treatise Common Sense. Here, we will have a class discussion about our course readings (below). We will then take a walk to Café Procope at 13 Rue de l’Ancienne Comédie, 75006. Small group activity: In your small groups,… MORE
Morning Activity Meet outside Cafe Lateral at 10 AM. We will then walk to the Arc de Triomphe and conduct an onsite analysis of this memorial with fascinating and hidden commemorations to Africans, Haitians, and African Americans who participated in French warfare. At 11AM we will visit 92 Ave des Champs-Elysées (Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson’s former… MORE