ASA Membership

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Annual Meeting Information

Click here for the most up-to-date information regarding this year’s Annual Meeting including registration rates and a tentative schedule. Information […]

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ASA Publications

The ASA publishes two journals with Cambridge University Press, an Annual Report, and a biannual newsletter for ASA Members

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News & Blog

Sociocultural Anthropology Professorship at Appalachian State University

Professorship in Anthropology at Appalachian State U. The Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University seeks candidates for a one-year […]

The Loss of Priceless Materials at the University of Cape Town

The Loss of Priceless Materials at the University of Cape Town The African Studies Association is deeply saddened by the […]

Out of (and into) Africa Conference CFP

CFP for Second “Out of (and into) Africa” Conference: African Consumer Marketing, Firm Strategies and Society (Sponsored by: Morgan State […]

Postdoc Fellowship at Bowdoin College

Andrew W Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Africana Studies The Department of Africana Studies at Bowdoin College invites applications for a […]

Kenyon College Seeks Assistant Professor of Art History

Assistant Professor of Art History at Kenyon College Position Summary and Responsibilities The Department of Art History at Kenyon College […]

RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES INSTITUTE FOR AFRICAN STUDIES March 1-4, 2022

The Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences in co-operation with the Russian-Tanzanian Cultural Centre in Dar […]

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ABOUT THE ASA

 

Established in 1957, the African Studies Association is the flagship membership organization devoted to enhancing the exchange of information about Africa.

With almost 2,000 individual and institutional members worldwide, the African Studies Association encourages the production and dissemination of knowledge about Africa, past and present. Based in the United States, the ASA supports understanding of an entire continent in each facet of its political, economic, social, cultural, artistic, scientific, and environmental landscape. Our members include scholars, students, teachers, activists, development professionals, policymakers and donors.

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1957

Year Founded

2000

Members

2200

Annual Meeting Attendees

63

Years of Annual meetings

35

Awards and Prizes Annually

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