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, November-December 2013, New York (ADIFF, New York)
--See the Full ADIFF schedule, Nov 29-Dec 15, 2013
- 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: 56th Annual Meeting of the ASA, "Mobility, Migration, and Flows," November 21-24, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland (via Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey)
"Call for Proposals": the deadline for submissions was March 15, 2013.
- 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
- Colloque international et interdisciplinaire sur la "Biodiversité végétale et les ressources thérapeutiques dans le Sahel," Université Cheikh Anta Diop II, Dakar, Sénégal, du 10 au 12 décembre 2013 (Observatoire Hommes-Milieux International, Tessékéré (Ferlo), Dakar-Fann, Sénégal)
- 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
- 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)
- Southeastern Regional Seminar in African Studies (SERSAS): Fall 2013 Conference--"Africa and the Atlantic World," 27-28 September 2013, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
The proposal deadline is August 1, 2013.
- 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)