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)
Jeff Guy was a towering figure among South African historians, teacher, researcher, writer, mentor, guide and friend. He is much missed. A number of those who had contact with him have contributed memories to a website called "Remembering Jeff Guy" which can be found at:
Cross-posted from H-Luso-Africa
The Performance of Pan-Africanism:
from Colonial Exhibitions to Black and African Cultural Festivals
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.
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:
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.
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)