The Material and the Code is a two-day symposium at the University of Chicago
The African Studies Workshop is an interdisciplinary forum for graduate students and faculty whose work concerns the material and sociocultural lives of people of the African continent and its discursively constituted diasporas, presently and historically.
A very simple, but well-organized and effective workshop site based on the BlueSky WordPress theme. Individual events are listed as posts on the home page and tagged with one of several categories. These are then displayed using the Category widget in the sidebar allowing one to search through past events by topic.