ASA Call for Proposals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

55th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association
RESEARCH FRONTIERS IN THE STUDY OF AFRICA

November 29-December 1, 2012
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMISSION:  March 15, 2012

PROGRAM CHAIRS
Tejumola Olaniyan, Departments of English and African Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Staffan I. Lindberg, Departments of Political Science at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and University of Florida

ABOUT THE MEETING
We are soliciting proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables. Presentations may focus on the theme of “Research Frontiers in the Study of Africa” or on broader social science, humanities, and applied themes relating to Africa. We strongly encourage the submission of formed panels.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL
Instructions for submitting proposals are online.

JOIN THE ASA OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP
Join the ASA or renew your membership.

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 interdisciplinaryinteractions 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, 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.

ENQUIRIES:  asameeting2012@gmail.com

We welcome your participation in this exciting conference and in the ASA!

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