Welcome to H-AfrArts, Expressive Cultures of Africa. H-AfrArts is composed of two parts, a discussion list and a web site cosponsored by Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine (H-Net) and the Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA). Its content focuses on the expressive cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora.

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ANN: LASO Paper Award - ASA 2014 (Deadline 10 November)

The Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO) will award a prize to the best paper presented at the 2014 ASA conference by a graduate student or a junior scholar (having completed their Ph.D. after 2010) on a Lusophone topic. Papers that have been accepted for presentation are eligible. Only those attending the 2014 ASA meeting will be considered for the $200 award. Papers have to be submitted as an attachment to mcandido@ku.edu by November 10, 2014. Winner will be notified before the meeting.

CFPanelists: Teaching Africa Through Film (ASA, 19-22 Nov 2015, San Diego)

Do you use feature films to teach undergraduate students about African cultures, histories, politics, environments, religions, arts, or other dimensions of African realities? I would like to organize a panel for the 58th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association focused on the pedagogy of teaching Africa through film.