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

Call for Statements of Interest: African Studies Review Editorship

CALL FOR STATEMENTS OF INTEREST: AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW EDITORSHIP Please feel free to download a circulate this full call as […]

Tenure-line Faculty Positions at The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver is seeking candidates for four new tenure-line faculty […]

Call for Proposals: 2022 Black Sacred Arts conference “Africana Sacred Healing Arts.”

Healing in African and African Diasporic religions encompasses a wide variety of rituals and practices. Rites of healing can involve […]

SAM TUCSON 2022 CALL FOR PAPERS – The Society for American Music

SAM TUCSON 2022 CALL FOR PAPERS – The Society for American Music 48th Annual Conference Tucson, Arizona March 9-13, 2022 […]

Africa and the Olympics: Race, Gender, and Power on the Road to Tokyo

Join us for the ASA Member exclusive event Africa and the Olympics: Race, Gender, and Power on the Road to […]

Statement On Restrictions on Freedoms for University Students and Staff in eSwatini

Statement by the African Studies Association on restrictions on freedoms for university students and staff in eSwatini The African Studies […]

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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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