The submission deadline is less than one month away!
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Deadline for proposal submissions: March 15, 2018
61st Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association
Energies: Power, Creativity and Afro-Futures
November 29 - December 1, 2018
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Nana Akua Anyidoho, University of Ghana
Mark Auslander, Michigan State University
You must register for the annual meeting by March 15, 2018 in order for your proposal to be reviewed.
While registering for the annual meeting in the ASA Member Portal, please also take that opportunity to renew your 2018 membership if you have not yet renewed or enrolled.
ABOUT THE MEETING
We are soliciting proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, Author meets Critic, and flash sessions. Presentations may focus on the theme of “Energies: Power, Creativity and Afro-Futures” or on broader social science, humanities, and applied themes relating to Africa. We strongly encourage the submission of formed panels. You can find more information about the theme and the call for proposals on the ASA website.
HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL
Instructions for submitting proposals can be found online in the ASA's 2018 Submission Guidelines. If your proposal is accepted, you will have the opportunity to showcase your important work to thousands of Africanists from around the world and across all academic disciplines! Please note that pre-registration for the meeting must be paid by March 15 for your proposal to be considered. Please click here for information on the ASA's refund policy.
SUBMIT A CALL FOR PANELISTS
The ASA encourages individuals to post calls for panelists on the ASA website before the March 15 deadline, so that participants may utilize the ASA network to find potential panelists. Calls for Panelists may be submitted through the form on the ASA website. A list of proposed panels, along with contact information for their chairs, will be made available on a rolling basis on the ASA website. Please note that panel organizers must finalize their panel participants and submit an organized panel proposal by March 15, 2018.
HOW TO LOG IN TO THE ASA'S NEW WEBSITE
Please log in to your ASA account from the ASA Member Portal. If you had already created an ASA account prior to the launch of the ASA's new website, you must enter your email address that you associated with your ASA account in the username field, and click on the "forgot password" link in order to protect the security of your password. If you are creating an ASA account for the first time in the ASA's new website, please click on the "Subscribe or Become a Member" link at the bottom of the log in box to create your new ASA account.
ABOUT THE AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION
Established in 1957, the African Studies Association is the largest organization in the world devoted to enhancing the exchange of information about Africa. Our members include scholars, students, teachers, activists, development professionals, policy makers, donors and many others. We encourage interdisciplinary interactions with Africa. We provide access to pathbreaking research and key debates in African studies. We bring together people with scholarly and other interests in Africa through our annual meeting and seek to broaden professional opportunities in the field of African studies. The organization publishes two leading interdisciplinary journals on Africa, the African Studies Review and History in Africa, and promotes an informed understanding of Africa to the public and in educational institutions as well as to businesses, media, and other communities that have interests in Africa.
We thank you for your submissions, annual meeting registrations, and memberships!
African Studies Association, Program Manager
ASA 2018 CFP: https://africanstudies.org/annual-meetings/call-for-proposals/