Invitation: Africa’s Great Civilizations – Screening and Panel Discussion

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The Africa-America Institute Educating People | Connecting Worlds Please join us at the United Nations on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 for a Panel Discussion, Audience Q&A and a Film Screening of Highlights from the Critically Acclaimed PBS Documentary Africa’s Great Civilizations featuring Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Director of the Hutchins Center for African and […]


19th Annual IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival – August 14th – 19th, 2017 –  Miami, FL

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Within the framework of our annual festival, we invite you to present your papers and personal experiences at the academic conference segment. The conference is open to academics, artists and practitioners of Regla de Ocha (also known as Santeria). We aim to establish a dialogue on topics relevant to the continuity and preservation of this […]


State of Education in Africa: New Speakers Announced

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 17th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

The Africa-America Institute Presents The State of Education in Africa 3 – 4 May 2017 Nairobi, Kenya Crowne Plaza Nairobi Kenya Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya Space is limited. Register Now to join AAI for the third State of Education in Africa Conference as we convene policy makers, influencers, education leaders and innovators from across Africa and around the […]


Haitian Dance & Music Intensive Workshop Series II

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Evolve Dance / An Intimate Moment With The Masters workshop series is an opportunity for one to immerse him/herself in the dances of the Afro-Diaspora. This two day workshop provides a space for participants to learn the intent and nuances of the movement with integrated lecture and Q&A sessions with a Master Teacher. The Evolve workshop […]


Call For Papers (CFP): This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Black Studies: Centering Pleasure and Anti-Respectability as Methodology

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University of Missouri, Columbia October 13-14 2017 Please submit a detailed abstract of your paper or panel to blackstudies@missouri.edu by April 29, 2017 Individual paper proposals should be no more than 250 words. Panel proposals (including all paper titles and names of panelists) should be no more than 500 words. Additionally, please include a brief biographical statement or […]


State of Education in Africa (SOA) – 2017 PitchFest Competition Closing Soon April 19th

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May 3rd and 4th, 2017 Nairobi, Kenya Do you have an innovative and creative idea that uses technology to solve some of Africa’s most challenging needs across the field of education? The 2017 State of Education in Africa Conference will stage a competition between newly formed education-technology companies supporting African Education. PitchFest finalists will have […]


50 Years After: History, Memory and Legacy of the Nigeria-Biafra War

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Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois September 1-2, 2017 Since the passage of the Genocide Convention, the world has seen and witnessed several genocides in the last sixty years. Some of the significant genocides that have occurred in Africa in recent times include Igbo/Biafra, Rwandan and Darfur genocides. These genocides, as was the case of the […]


Humanities New York: James Baldwin’s America

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Wednesdays: April 19 and 26 / May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 Join us for a series of readings of works by James Baldwin, including Early Novels & Stories and Collected Essays, both edited by Toni Morrison. Books will be provided and a light dinner will be served. Adelphi University, Ruth S. Harley University Center April 19: Rooms 213 […]


SX Salon, Issue 24

By Webmaster on Tuesday, April, 4th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Dear sx salon readers, sx salon 24 is now available online. Please see our table of contents below. In this issue we publish an edited version of a roundtable on digital publishing at the West Indian Literature Conference last October in which five editors of Caribbean digital platforms—Evelyn O’Callaghan, Kaiama L. Glover, Laurie N. Taylor, […]