Call for Films – Afro/Black Europe

By Webmaster on Friday, August, 18th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Greetings: I am seeking films in English and/or subtitled in English for a film series that I am organizing on Afro/Black Europe at Dartmouth College (USA) between March and May 2018. I am particularly interested in recent films that explore contemporary lived experiences in relation to antiracism and antisexism, belonging, gender, identity, LGBTQ, love, race, […]


Journal of Africana Religions Call for Papers: Africana Religions and Islamophobia

By Webmaster on Friday, August, 18th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

What can we learn about Islamophobia when we analyze it through an Africana lens? What happens when scholars insist on understanding anti-Muslim violence and prejudice beyond the context of one nation-state and instead adopt an African and African diasporic perspective? State Islamophobia, anti-Muslim hate movements, anti-Muslim violence, and popular anti-Muslim rhetoric have become distinguishing characteristics […]


International Conference at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana

By Webmaster on Friday, August, 18th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

PREFACE: The proceedings of the First International Conference on Africa and the First World War held in October 2016 will be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The idea to hold annual conferences is to allow scholars to revisit key events that have shaped African history and society. SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN GHANA REVISITING AFRICA & THE SECOND […]


Book Launch – Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution 1979 -1983

By Webmaster on Friday, August, 18th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

The 1979 Grenada Revolution, orchestrated by the New Jewel Movement, culminated four-and-a-half years later in the execution of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and the U.S.-led military invasion which threw Grenada onto the international political stage. Though much has been written on the Revolution and its untimely and violent demise, the vast majority of the authors […]


ASWAD Membership Perk: Free E-Subscription to the Journal of Africana Religion

By Webmaster on Monday, August, 14th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

As a friendly reminder, one of the perks of ASWAD membership is a free e-subscription to the Journal of Africana Religions, which is co-sponsored by ASWAD. The current issue of the Journal features a roundtable on Africana religious music. Articles by Harcourt Fuller, Anthony Merritt, Joseph Winters, and Katie Young offer a fresh and insightful analysis […]


New Issue: Millennials Explore the Interstices of Race, Relationships, and Sexuality (ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics & Consciousness)

By Webmaster on Monday, August, 7th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Dear Friends, It is my honor to inform you that our peer-reviewed, ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness (Africa Knowledge Project) has published “Millennials Explore the Interstices of Race, Relationships, and Sexuality” as Issue 14. The issue is guest-edited by Professor Nkiru Nzegwu of Binghamton University, who coined the term, Osunality and the O power to […]


June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive Crowdfunder

By Webmaster on Wednesday, July, 26th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

https://vimeo.com/223359505 https://www.gofundme.com/jgpaca-fundraiser “June Givanni’s Pan African Cinema Archive (JGPACA) is a unique volunteer-run audio-visual archive that houses a significant collection of pan-African visual culture. The collection is founded on the life’s work of June Givanni, whose dedication and passion for the work and legacy of Black filmmakers has culminated in an extraordinary collection of more […]


CFP: 29th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference in Philadelphia

By Webmaster on Tuesday, July, 18th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

The Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement (DISA) presents the 29th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22, 2017 Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District  “Afrocentricity in Visionary Conversations with African/Black Radical Intellectualism and Afro-Futurism” The African world is thriving in spite of bearing witness to dystopic and threatening political, social, and cultural change and upheaval.  Society […]


Call for Papers: African Global Experiences

By Webmaster on Tuesday, July, 18th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition that aims to explore the full scope of the African world. We are especially […]


XVII International Conference African and Afro-American Culture Santiago de Cuba

By Webmaster on Friday, June, 30th, 2017 in Announcements. No Comments

Dedicated to: Africa and its influence on the countries of the region From 12th to 16th of April 2018 The Fernando Ortiz African Cultural Centre, the Romulo Lachatañeré Chair of Afro-Caribbean Studies, the Provincial Directorate of Culture, the Directorate of International Relations of the CAP, the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Oriente and the UNESCO Chair […]