SOAS ‘Understanding Africa’ Virtual Summer School

By Webmaster on Friday, May, 15th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

Programme Description This course provides participants with an overall understanding of the history, politics and culture of Africa. With a diverse range of sessions, from History, Pan-Africanism and Politics to Languages, Migration, and Music, the course gives an in-depth knowledge of the main academic areas of study regarding Africa. The course comprises a combination of […]


Call for Papers – Political Parties in Africa – Conference Series Internal Changes and Foreign Policy of African Countries

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22-23th October 2020 (Thursday and Friday) – Porto   Organization: CEAUP – Porto Institute for African Studies – Moscow University of South Africa – Pretoria   SEE THE LIST OF ACCEPTED PANELS   In Africa, the political party (as well as the Trade Union) has been one of the most successful acculturations in order to […]


Call for Papers – Unsilenced: Afro-Caribbean Women in Black Nationalist Activism UPDATED

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IMPORTANT DATES Expression of interest in the form of a proposed title and short abstract: June 15, 2020 Abstract and full papers for review: August 1, 2020 Must be sent to 76kingstreetjournal@gmail.com   DETAILS Mainstream narratives of Pan-African activism/Black Nationalist movement have almost always downplayed the intellectual and political contributions of Afro-Caribbean nationalist women. This call, therefore, […]


In Solidarity, A Message from ASWAD

By Webmaster on Friday, April, 24th, 2020 in Announcements, Featured. No Comments

April 24, 2020   Dear ASWAD Family, As COVID-19 continues to ravage the world, we hope and pray that you, your family and all loved ones are safe and healthy during these increasingly perilous times. We know too well that all over the world, ongoing racial and economic inequalities explain why COVID-19 kills people of […]


CFP Announcement – Evoke: A Historical, Theoretical, and Cultural Analysis of Africana Dance and Theatre

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Evoke: A Historical, Theoretical, and Cultural Analysis of Africana Dance and Theatre – Special Issue: (Re)Defining Africana Dance and Performance Research in the Covid-19 Era.   Evoke: A Historical, Theoretical, and Cultural Analysis of Africana Dance and Theatre is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed digital journal that fosters research, critical analysis, and vigorous discourse, on Africana (African, African diaspora, and […]


Call for Submissions: Feminist Africa 2021

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Gender and Sexuality in African Futurism Volume 3, Issue 1 Deadline for Submissions: 1st September 2020 All submissions and enquiries should be emailed to: info@feministafrica.net Guest Editor: Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué   How does the African Futurist genre (re)imagine gender norms, sexual identities, and issues of feminism on the continent? This special issue will explore questions of […]


Thabiti Willis Receives Prestigious Mellon New Directions Fellowship to Unearth New Understanding of the Histories of Bahrain Communities in the Gulf Region

By Webmaster on Wednesday, April, 15th, 2020 in Announcements, News. No Comments

Thabiti Willis, Associate Professor of History and Director of Africana Studies, has been awarded the prestigious New Directions Fellowship from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Fellowship will support Willis’ three-year research project, “Slaves and Singers: Race, Work and Heritage in a Gulf Country.” The substantial fellowship, in the amount of $300,000, will enable Willis to […]


Call for Papers: Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, Special Issue on South Africa

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GUEST EDITOR: MSIA KIBONA CLARK AND JENNIFER “FETJEN” ERIE South Africa was one of the first countries in Africa to embrace hip hop culture. Since the 1980s, hip hop culture has grown and spread throughout South Africa, where multiple hip hop communities have emerged across the country to shape distinctly South African hip hop cultures. […]


Announcing Looking for Black Miami: Black Intellectual and Artistic Formations

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 6th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

We are pleased to announce the publication of Looking for Black Miami. In this issue, six leading Black academics from various disciplines reflect on growing up in Miami. Spanning neighborhoods and generations, their essays reveal the hemispheric, multilingual, multiethnic Blackness that rarely figures in depictions of Miami’s celebrated diversity. Witness the changing contours of Miami’s place in the […]


CFP: Race and Racism: Beyond the Spectacular

By Webmaster on Monday, March, 9th, 2020 in Announcements. No Comments

As previously announced, Patrice Rankine and Sasha-Mae Eccleston will serve as guest editors of a future issue of TAPA with the theme of race, racism, and Classics (issue 153:1, to appear April 2023). Their detailed call for papers, along with instructions and deadlines for submission, follows.   Race and Racism: Beyond the Spectacular …the “cultural […]