The Hour of Decision: Power, Persistence, Purpose, and Possibility in African Studies

November 19-21, 2020

The 2020 Main CFP is now closed for submissions.
The 2020 AfricaNow! CFP is open for submissions until Monday, September 14.
The 2020 AFRICA and COVID-19 Series CFP is open for submissions until Monday, September 14.

Review our flexible 2020 registration rates for our most affordable Annual Meeting yet.
Register to participate in the ASA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting in MyASA.

The ASA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of Africanist scholars in the world. With an attendance of about 2,000 scholars and professionals, the conference offers the following:
• More than 300 panels and roundtables
• Plenary events featuring keynote speakers
• An awards ceremony and dance party
• Institutional and organizational receptions and meetings
• An international exhibit hall
• Screenings of award-winning movies from Africa, and/or by African producers

This year’s program theme “The Hour of Decision: Power, Persistence, Purpose, and Possibility in African Studies” was developed by 2020 Program Chairs Prinisha Badassy, the University of Witswatersrand, and Carina Ray, Brandeis University.

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