PUBLICATION ELA 38(2014) South Africa and post-apartheid literature (1994-2014)


Please find below the table of contents of the latest issue of ELA (Etudes Littéraires Africaines) 38 (2014), edited by Pr Richard Samin and D Mathilde Rogez.


L'Afrique du Sud et la littérature post-apartheid (1994-2014)

South Africa and post-apartheid literature (1994-2014)


PODCAST: Digital African Studies with Keith Breckenridge (Africa Past and Present, Episode 88)

Episode 88 of Africa Past and Present -- the podcast about African history, culture, and politics -- is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org

In part 1 of a new series on digital African studies, Keith Breckenridge (WISER, Wits University) discusses the current state of digital Southern African Studies; the politics, funding, and ethics of international partnerships in digital projects; and his new book Biometric State: The Global Politics of Identification and Surveillance in South Africa, 1850 to the Present.

Call for Tribute for Terence Ranger, special edition of ACAS Review

The Association of Concerned African Scholars (ACAS, founded in 1977 by scholars to organize scholarly analysis and action toward moving U.S. policy in directions more sympathetic to African interests), and the Zambezi African Studies Association, are putting together a tribute publication of ACAS Review and Blog celebrating the life and work of Terence O. Ranger who passed away peacefully on January 2, 2015. Teresa Barnes, Peter Limb, and Tim Scarnecchia would appreciate you sending your tribute/reflection piece/remembrance to us by January 30th or soon thereafter.

Research Grant Opportunities: Eighth Annual ASMEA Conference

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to announce its 2015 Research Grants Program. Grants of up to $2500 will be awarded to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa.

The deadline to submit a grant application is March 2, 2015. Find an overview of the guidelines for submission below:

CfA Summer Academy "World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective" in Cape Town

In the framework of the research program Zukunftsphilologie: Revisiting the Canons of Textual Scholarship, the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the University of Cape Town and the French Institute South Africa invite applications for an international Summer Academy to take place at the University of Cape Town, September 4—14, 2015, entitled World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective.

New Publication: 'Migration, Space and Transnational Identities: The British in South Africa' (Palgrave)

Dear colleagues,

Please see the following new publication announcement that may be of interest:

Daniel Conway (Open) and Pauline Leonard (Southampton)
'Migration, Space and Transnational Identities: The British in South Africa' (2014, Palgrave Macmillan)


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