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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Mosques in Sub-Saharan Africa: Muslim Architectures (Online)

This two-day online course introduces participants to Muslim architecture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Following an introduction on Islamic architecture and mosques, the first session will explore mosques in West Africa, from the Sahara to the tropical forests. The second session will look at the mosques in East Africa, from the Nile valleys to the Swahili coast. This day will be based on Professor Stephane Pradines' extensive knowledge and fieldwork in Egypt, Ethiopia and the Swahili coast.

Lecture: Roland Betancourt, "The Ethiopian Eunuch: Gender and Racialization in Byzantium," Friday 19 February 2021, 16:30 EST

The Department of Art History at Tyler School of Art & Architecture presents
The 2021 Jackson Lecture in Byzantine Art 

Roland Betancourt 
“The Ethiopian Eunuch: Gender and Racialization in Byzantium”

Virtual Lecture via Zoom 
Friday, February 19, 2021 
4:30–6 p.m. EST 

Please join us for the 2021 Jackson Lecture in Byzantine Art, “The Ethiopian Eunuch: Gender and Racialization in Byzantium” by Dr. Roland Betancourt.  

Job opportunity The Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM)

The Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) invites artists, media makers, and journalists whose work focuses on race, indigeneity, and/or transnational migration to apply to be a Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellow during the Fall 2021 term from mid-September through mid-December 2021. 

Job opportunity The University of Connecticut's Human Rights Institute and the Department of Art and Art History in the School of Fine Arts

INTRODUCTION

The University of Connecticut's Human Rights Institute and the Department of Art and Art History in the School of Fine Arts are pleased to invite applications for a jointly appointed, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Art History and Human Rights. Time period and geographical focus are open.