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The National Council of Black Studies (NCBS) has an annual student essay contest. For information about participating in the upcoming contest, see http://www.ncbsonline.org/student_essay_contest Posted by Alesia McManus Africana Studies Subject Librarian ...

The National Council for Black Studies and the Ford Foundation are offering a two and one half day institute this summer for PhD students. The application deadline is February 15, 2009. For more information and an online application, go to ...

Wikisource is another project initiated by the Wikimedia Foundation, the same folks who created the popular Wikipedia. The Wikisource Project aims to bring together all kinds of public domain full-texts and even audio files. A good explanation of the scope ...

In November, the Modern Language Association released a report showing that enrollments in foreign language courses at U.S. institutions had increased by approximately 13% since the report was last done in 2002. Spanish, French and German still account for ca. ...