Symposium Call for Proposals on Genders, Families, and Generations

By Webmaster on Wednesday, June, 19th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

When: September 13-14, 2019 Where: Bucknell University, Pennsylvania USA What: This symposium convened by Catherine Cymone Fourshey (Bucknell University) and Christine Saidi (Kutztown University) is dedicated to exploring Genders, Families, and Generations (GFG) in Africa and its Diasporas. In collaboration and dialogue with Rhonda M. Gonzales (UTSA) and Oyèrónké Oyěwùmí(SUNY, Stonybrook) we have organized the GFG […]


Secular, Scarred and Sacred: Education and Religion Among the Black Community in Nineteenth-Century Canada – Jerome Teelucksingh

By Webmaster on Wednesday, June, 19th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

Secular, Scarred and Sacred: Education and Religion Among the Black Community in Nineteenth-Century Canada focuses on the paternal yet exclusionary role of Protestant Whites and their churches among refugee slaves and free Blacks in nineteenth-century Upper Canada—many of whom had migrated to Canada to escape the dreaded system of slavery in the United States. This book […]


#AAIHS2020 – The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS)’s Fifth Annual Conference

By Webmaster on Wednesday, June, 5th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

The Black Radical Tradition March 6-7, 2020 University of Texas at Austin In his groundbreaking work Black Marxism, Cedric Robinson located the origins of the Black Radical Tradition primarily in the works of three writers and thinkers: W.E.B. Du Bois, C.L.R. James, and Richard Wright. He noted that the radical thought of all three Black intellectuals […]


By Webmaster on Friday, May, 31st, 2019 in Announcements, Featured. No Comments

ASWAD’s 10th Biennial Conference will be held at William & Mary from 5-9 November, 2019   INFORMATION FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES William & Mary will host the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) Nov. 5-9, 2019, in the Williamsburg Lodge. Featuring the world’s leading scholars of the […]


Global Pan-African Conference: The Africa We Want – Conference Call for Papers

By Webmaster on Friday, May, 24th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

The first ‘Global Pan-African Conference: The Africa We Want,’ organised by Mboka Festival of Arts Culture and Sport, will take place from Monday, 25 May, to Thursday 28 May 2020 in The Gambia. The 2020 conference commemorates the 120th anniversary of the first Pan African Conference, organised by Henry Sylvester Williams in London. Subsequent GPAC conferences […]


ASWAD Election Results

By Webmaster on Thursday, May, 9th, 2019 in Announcements. No Comments

This year, ASWAD had a lively and robust election with more candidates for the Executive Board than in any previous election in the organization’s history. I am deeply inspired by these positive signs of ASWAD’s growth and strength. I am equally enthusiastic about ASWAD’s future, and in that spirit, I am pleased to announce the […]


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. 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 […]