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.

Recent Content

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-AfrArts: 23 November - 30 November

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 23 November 2015 to 30 November 2015.  


Haverford College - Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston - Pre-Doctoral Research Fellows


10 Postdoc Fellowships / Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices / Berlin

Call for Applications

The Berlin-based FORUM TRANSREGIONALE STUDIEN invites scholars to apply for up to ten postdoctoral fellowships within the framework of the research program Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices. Kunstgeschichte und ästhetische Praktiken for the academic year 2016/2017.


H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-AfrArts: 16 November - 23 November

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
16 November 2015 to 23 November 2015.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-AfrArts.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


H-Announce daily digest: Editor's Pick

Call for Contributions: Arts and Aid in African Crises [announcement]

by Samuel Mark Anderson

The Art of Emergency: Aesthetics and Aid in African Crises



Design Futures in Sub-Saharan Africa: Post-Western Perspectives - London College of Fashion, 28th November 2015, 10.00 – 17.00 [announcement]

by James Thurgill

H-Announce daily digest: Editor's Pick

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive Fellowship [announcement]

by Rachel Lyons

Fellowship Purpose

The Jazz & Heritage Fellowships are intended for people who have already demonstrated a remarkable capacity to document cultural and artistic aspects of New Orleans and/or Louisiana, through productive scholarship via public presentations, publications, or exhibitions.

Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Jazz & Heritage Archive's resources by either visiting the Archive or speaking with the Archivists.