H-AfrLitCine is a forum for the discussion and exploration of African literature and cinema. The network invites contributions from individuals engaged in the study of any region of the continent.

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CFP: Northwestern Program of African Studies Graduate Conference 2017 "RE... AFRICA: Knowledges, Archives, and Approaches"

DEADLINE: February 10, 2017 

RE... AFRICA: Knowledges, Archives, and Approaches

2017 Northwestern Program of African Studies Conference Northwestern University, Evanston
April 14-15, 2017

CFP: The Place of Religion in Film Deadline Extended

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The Place of Religion in Film

March 30 – April 1, 2017


** Submission deadline extended to January 15, 2017. **


call for contributions: SOAS Africa Conference - Imagining Africa’s Future: Language, Culture, Governance, Development

The SOAS Centre of African studies (CAS) hereby calls for contributions for the first SOAS Africa Conference to be held on 20th and 21st of July 2017. Imagining Africa’s Future marks SOAS’ centenary, and in order to celebrate a century of African studies we look forward to examine future key trends, changes and debates that are likely to shape the African continent over the coming century, drawing from a broad range of disciplines and perspectives in a truly inter-disciplinary conference.

Dambudzo Marechera Archive at Humboldt University in Berlin

A comprehensive archive of Dambudzo Marechera’s estate has been established at  Humboldt University in Berlin. It was handed over by Marechera’s literary executor and biographer,  Flora Veit-Wild, professor  of African literature at Humboldt up to 2012. The archive comprises all the manuscripts that Marechera left behind at the time of his death in 1987, as well as a multitude of documents and photographs relating to his life and work, among them transcripts of interviews, letters, school records, Veit-Wild’s research notebook and many more.