AAI’s 35th Annual Awards Gala – Save the Date: Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 22nd, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

On September 24th, 2019, the Africa-America Institute will host its 35th Annual Awards Gala, the largest showcase celebrating the success of African countries and the diaspora. Held annually during the week of the United Nations General Assembly, AAI’s Annual Awards Gala is one of the most anticipated Africa-focused events in New York City. The Awards Gala brings together distinguished guests including African Heads […]


ASWAD Elections 2019

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 22nd, 2019 in Announcements, Featured. No Comments

ASWAD will be electing five new Board members and new leadership officers this spring. All ASWAD members will receive an individual ballot by email in late April. If you are an ASWAD member and have NOT received your ballot by Monday 29th April, 2019 please email: aswadiaspora@gmail.com FIVE new Board members will be elected from […]


Call for Papers: Afrofuturismo Project

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 8th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Call for Essays and Artwork Afrofuturismo: Las Caras Lindas de mi Gente Negra EDITED BY REYNALDO ANDERSON AND YAJAIRA DE LA ESPADA The purpose of this book is to identify the applicability of contemporary expressions of Afrofuturismo or Afro-Latinx futurity to the field of Africana Studies, Cultural Studies and connections to other fields of academic […]


Symposium on Religion, Racism, and Religious Racism (Live Streaming Available)

By Webmaster on Monday, April, 8th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

On April 25 and April 26, 2019, the Africana Studies Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte will host its 17th Annual Symposium, “Religion, Racism and Religious Racism: The Color of Faith Discrimination.” The symposium will open on April 25 with a moderated discussion with Babalorixá Gustavo Melo Cerqueira titled “Religious Racism in Brazil: […]


Call for Papers: Edited Book on Contemporary Movements Around Black/African Women’s Bodies

By Webmaster on Wednesday, March, 27th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Deadline: 17th May, 2019 Current scholarship has not been able to keep up with on the ground mobilizing around Black women’s lives on the African continent or in the African Diaspora. Grassroots movements have increasingly emerged around ending gender-based violence (GBV), confronting sexual harassment, addressing female victims of  police violence, challenging social & structural violence […]


Convocatoria Abierta – Laboratorio de Literatura Africana

By Webmaster on Thursday, February, 7th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Estimados amigos, líderes e integrantes de la Red Poder Pacífico – Manos Visibles. “La habilidad de leer despertó en mí un deseo olvidado de estar mentalmente vivo”. Malcolm X Nos entusiasma invitarlos a participar de la convocatoria “Laboratorio de Literatura Africana- Maneno Ya kuwezesha”, nodos Buenaventura, Tumaco y Quibdó, un proyecto que introduce a 75 líderes del Pacífico colombiano […]


New Issue in JENdA Journal: Economic & Cultural Issues on Gender Equality, Motherhood (Oyĕwùmí and Irigaray), Health Outcomes of Somali Women and Diabetes Prevention

By Webmaster on Monday, January, 14th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

The newly published issue in the peer-reviewed JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies will be of interest to you. As JENdA is focused on research on women in African societies and in the Diaspora, this issue continues the journal’s commitment to publish evidence-based research that is engaging and forward-looking. With four incredible researchers, the issue offers […]


Le Centre International de Recherches sur les Esclavages et Post-Esclavages (CIRESC) vous Présente ses Meilleurs Vœux pour L’Année 2019

By Webmaster on Monday, January, 14th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Retrouvez dans la Newsletter du CIRESC les actualités de la recherche et de la valorisation sur les traites, les esclavages et les post-esclavages, les annonces de journées d’études et les nouvelles parutions. Bonne lecture ! https://mailchi.mp/64d61d30e133/traites-esclavages-post-esclavages?e=cdad6e7dc6


Angela Davis Book CFP – March 1, 2019 Deadline

By Webmaster on Monday, December, 31st, 2018 in Announcements. No Comments

I am seeking submissions for Resisting Injustice: Contemporary Views on Angela Davis, a book collection of edited essays. Resisting Injustice: Contemporary Views on Angela Davis will contribute to the discourse on scholar and civil rights activist Angela Y. Davis by being the first interdisciplinary book of critical essays to focus primarily on Angela Y. Davis. […]