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13th Annual Black New England Conference: African American News from Slave Songs to Social Media

Registration is open for the 13th annual Black New England Conference, which will be held October 25-26 in Manchester on the campus of Southern New Hampshire University.  The keynote speaker will be White House Correspondent April Ryan.  The UNH Center for the Humanities is pleased to be sponsoring Saturday’s lunchtime address, “Their Names Are Mine,” by spoken-word artist Rajnii Eddins. University of New Hampshire, an NEHC-member institute, is a co-sponsor of this year’s conference.

To see the schedule and to register, please visit the conference page.

URI Humanities Conference

URI Conference on Building a Collaborative Humanities Network

Interested in the public humanities? Building a project that captures and preserves stories from across New England? Looking for ideas to develop and expand an ongoing humanities project? Join us at the University of Rhode Island on Saturday, November 16th to hear about successful public humanities projects, share your own project ideas, and establish concrete plans for regional collaboration. Faculty, students, independent scholars, and others are all welcome. Limited travel funds are available.

Click here to register for the conference. For further questions please contact Professor Robert Widell, Jr. (

Preliminary Conference Schedule
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