Popular Culture and the Historical Imagination of the Military in Africa

Sarah Westwood, Universitat de Lleida This panel will focus on the historical and popular imagination of African militaries, including national armies, […]

Trust, Belonging and Vulnerability

Achas Burin, University of Oxford This panel explores the theme of the Annual Meeting – “Being, Belonging and Becoming” – through the […]

Keywords in African Studies: African Studies Review Sponsored Panels

The African Studies Review published the State of the Art overview essays from 1980 to 1994. Supported by the Social […]

Disrupting the canon/creating the canon: African art in the 20th and 21st centuries

Jean Borgatti, Boston University African artists have long incorporated new materials and images into their repertoires – from 16th century […]

Fighting for the Empire: African Mobilization in the First and Second World Wars

Chima Korieh, Marquette University This announcement is a call for papers for a proposed panel at the African Studies Association annual […]

The Motives of African History and African Studies

Devin Leigh, The University of California, Davis This panel will address the question of why and how people have chosen to […]

Africa in the Museum

Arianna Huhn, Cal State San Bernardino [this is a working abstract, to be modified based on the interests of panelists on […]

Between the Lines: Insights from Ajami Manuscripts & Islamic Clericism

Coleman Donaldson, University of Hamburg This panel aims to take stock of current research focused on Ajami—that is, African languages […]