ANN: Roundtable on the Angolan elections at the African Studies Association meeting in Chicago

Please note this late addition to the program:

Africa Now roundtable on the Angolan elections at 8:30 am on Friday, November 17th.

Participants will be: 

Rafael Marques de Morais
Anne Pitcher
Claudia Gastrow
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira
Marissa Moorman

The African Studies Association sponsors Africa Now - a set of panels or roundtables on extremely current issues that arise after the deadline for submitting proposed panels. The panels meet in a room set aside for Africa Now sessions, check the program and onsite signage for that room location.

Material Culture at the ASA, November 10-11, 2017

Material Culture Caucus Events at ASA2017


Friday, November 10

Mentoring Breakfast, with the Visual Culture Caucus, 8-9:30 am

This breakfast offers a chance for emerging scholars in the fields of Visual and Material Culture to connect and receive mentorship. Interested graduate students and recent graduates will be paired with senior faculty and museum professionals.

CFP: LASO Panel/ASA 2017--Deadline Monday, March 11, 2017 (midnight EST)

The Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO) is accepting panel proposals for the 60th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA) in Chicago, IL scheduled for November 16-18, 2017. The theme for this year’s conference is “Institutions: Creativity and Resilience in Africa.” The deadline to receive proposals is March 15, 2017.

CFP for ASA 2017: New Perspectives in Ethiopian Studies: Challenging Existing Models

African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 16-18, 2017

Call for Papers: New Perspectives in Ethiopian Studies: Challenging Existing Models



Terje Ostebo, Associate Professor, Department of Religion and Center for African Studies, University of Florida

Marit Tolo Ostebo, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida


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