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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FIT (SUNY) in NYC seeking Spring 2022 African art adjunct for 2 courses

Dear colleagues,

We unexpectedly need to find an instructor for our African art survey classes that we're offering in Spring 2022.  They are in-person courses that will run from January 24-May 16:

HA 223 — African Art and Civilization - Mondays @ 12:10-3pm

Surveys cultures of sub-Saharan Africa. Illustrated lectures present art and architecture in relation to history, religion, economic conditions, and social and political structures.

CFP: European Exhibition Reviews for African Arts journal

African Arts journal is seeking original exhibition reviews for publication on a rolling basis focussed on both historical and contemporary African art exhibitions taking place in Europe from established and emerging scholars.

Reviews are encouraged to provide readers with a general overview of an exhibition, while at the same time stimulating debate among museum/academic communities, offering critical interventions and original perspectives on the curatorial framework, themes and/or impact.