Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage provides a focal point for peer-reviewed publications in interdisciplinary studies in archaeology, history, material culture, and heritage dynamics concerning African descendant populations and cultures across the globe. The Journal invites articles on broad topics, including the historical processes of culture, economics, gender, power, and racialization operating within and upon African descendant communities.
Callaloo, the premier journal of literature, art, and culture of the African Diaspora, publishes original work by and about writers and visual artists of African descent worldwide. Recently ranked 13th in Every Writer's Resource's Top 50 Literary Magazines, Callaloo offers an engaging mixture of fiction, poetry, critical articles, interviews, drama, and visual art.
The Canadian Journal of African Studies ( CJAS / RCEA) is the official publication of the Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS); launched in 1967, it is a bilingual multidisciplinary journal committed to facilitating the dissemination of social science research by Africanists world-wide. It is one of only two international journals in African studies which has consistently published in both English and French.
CJAS publishes articles in the areas of anthropology/ethnography, political science, history, sociology, literature, human geography, a
African Identities provides a critical forum for the examination of African and diasporic expressions, representations and identities. The aim of this journal is to open up various horizons in the field: to encourage the development of theory and practice in a wider spread of disciplinary approaches; to promote conceptual innovation and to provide a venue for the entry of new perspectives.
Art enables people to define their worlds, express themselves, and show their beliefs and values. Making, using and learning from artworks are fundamental to human social life, imagination and sensory engagement. Through art, ideas take physical and tangible form and become available for new forms of seeing, understanding and writing.
Third Text has established itself as the leading international journal dedicated to the critical analysis of contemporary art in the global field. It has brought with that analysis a particular focus on both the impact of globalisation on cultural practices and the lessons of postcolonial theory. The journal has created a significant archive of critical knowledge to benefit artists, researchers and art historians.
From its inception, Critical Arts examined the relationship between texts and contexts, cultural formations and popular forms of expression, mainly in the Third World, but after the 1994 transition in South Africa Critical Artsrepositioned itself in the South-North and East-West nexus focusing on developing transdisciplinary epistemologies. Critical Arts' authors are Africans debating Africa with the rest; and the rest debating Africa and the South and with each other.
African Arts is a quarterly journal devoted to the plastic and graphic arts of Africa, broadly defined to encompass sculpture in wood, metal, ceramic, ivory, and stone, and less familiar work in fiber, hide, mud, and other materials. Included in the mandate are architecture, arts of personal adornment, contemporary fine and popular arts, and arts of the African diaspora. In addition the journal encourages dialogue on other forms of African expressive culture: film, theater, dance, and music.
Nka focuses on publishing critical work that examines the newly developing field of contemporary African and African Diaspora art within the modernist and postmodernist experience and therefore contributes significantly to the intellectual dialogue on world art and the discourse on internationalism and multiculturalism in the arts.
Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture is a forum for advanced research and writing that investigates African and African Diaspora art and cultural identities in the age of globalization. As an arena for rethinking African art history and interrogating the value of African art and cultural knowledge in the global economy and how that knowledge is transmitted, Critical Interventions is particularly interested in the politics of the commodification of African artworks and of their reception.
The South African Journal of Art History is a peer reviewed journal publishing articles and review articles on the following subjects: Art and architectural history; Art and architectural theory; Athetics and philosophy of art; Visual culture; Art and the environment; Film; Craft
The ASAA resulted from extensive discussions among directors of various centres and institutes of African Studies in Africa as well as other scholars. The consultations led to a colloquium hosted by Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza at the Centre for African Studies (CAS), University of Cape Town, October 1-2, 2012.
The Association of African Studies in Italy (ASAI) aims to be the privileged site for african studies in Italy, within the framework of a dynamic and conscious interaction with Africa and the Africans. The main goal of the association is to promote interaction and cultural exchange among national and international scholars through an interdisciplinary perspective. The Association promotes meetings and seminars. Every two years, ASAI conveys the Conference on African Studies in Italy.