Conferences & Other Events on Africa
Anticipated & Online Events
- Africa's 100 Best Books (Zimbabwe International Book Fair, Harare; via Columbia University)
- General announcement, call for nominations, the final list of 100, and contact information. The 100 titles were announced on February 18, 2002.
- See a copy of the list of 100.
- H-Africa Discussion Forum, March 2002 (H-Net, Humanities and Social Sciences Online, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan)
- Africa Book Centre--Catalogue of 100 Best Book Award Winners (Brighton, UK)
- African Studies Centre, Leiden University: Web Dossier on "Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century" (2002) (Leiden, The Netherlands)
- African Diaspora International Film Festival, February 28-March 2, 2014, Columbia University Teachers College, New York (ADIFF, New York)
- International Conference on African Languages & Literatures in the 21st Century -- "From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: New Horizons and Trends in African Languages and Literatures," August 6-8, 2014, Kenyatta University, Kenya
The deadline for proposals is March 15, 2014.
- African Literature Association: 40th Annual Conference of the ALA-- "Texts, Modes and Repertoires of Living In and Beyond the Shadows of Apartheid," April 9-13, 2014, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
- African Studies Association of the United Kingdom: ASAUK Biennial Conference 2014, September 9-11, 2014, University of Sussex, UK
The deadline for panel proposals is September 20, 2013; a "call for papers" will follow soon thereafter.
- African Studies Association of the United States: 57th Annual Meeting of the ASA, "Rethinking Violence, Reconstruction, and Reconciliation," November 20-23, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana (via Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey)
"Call for Proposals": the deadline for submissions was March 15, 2014.
- African Studies Centre, Leiden University -- Events, Seminars, and Conferences
(Leiden, The Netherlands)
- 13th International African Studies Conference, "Society and Politics in Africa: Traditional, Transitional, and New," Moscow, Russia, May 27-29, 2014 -- Call for Papers
- ACASA--Arts Council of the African Studies Association -- 16th Triennial Symposium on African Art,
The Brooklyn Museum, March 19–22, 2014, Brooklyn, New York
The symposium site includes a list of accepted panels and panels still open for proposals. ***Final deadline is September 15, 2013.
--Includes "Museum Day" at the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey, on March 19th
- Canadian Association of African Studies: "The Social Sciences and African Studies: The Fluidity of Disciplinary Boundaries in the Postcolonial Age," May 28-30, 2014, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada Congress 2014 of the Humanities and Social Sciences (via Ottawa, Canada)
- Columbia University -- African Studies Events (New York)
- Columbia University Libraries, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship: Legacies of Aimé Césaire: The Work of Man Has Only Just Begun, December 5-6, 2013 (New York)
A 2-day "researchathon" and public forum
--See also: Working Comprehensive Bibliography on Césaire (Zotero-based)
- Harvard University, Committee on African Studies: Calendar of Events -and- Africa Workshop (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
- International Society for the Oral Literatures of Africa: 10th Conference of the ISOLA, University of Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, June 12-15, 2014 (via Paris, France; Niamey, Niger)
--See also: French version
- "Kongo Atlantic Dialogues: Kongo Culture in Central Africa and in the Americas," February 21-24, 2014 Center for African Studies, University of Florida and The Harn Museum of Art (Gainesville, Florida)
- New York University, Africa House: Events (New York)
- Royal Africa Society: Events (London, UK)
- Rutgers University: Center for African Studies -- Events (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
- SOAS--School of Oriental and African Studies: Centre of African Studies -- Events (University of London, London, UK)
- University of Pennsylvania: African Studies Center -- Events (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
- West African Research Association & WARC Conferences: Summer Institutes & International Symposia (via African Studies Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts)
- Yale University: Council on African Studies -- Events (New Haven, Connecticut)
- York University, Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migration of African Peoples: Upcoming Events (Toronto, Canada)