Please find below a series of updates, announcements, and event notifications relevant to current ASA Members. If you have a question about a posting that you see, please contact us at [email protected]


New 2022 Membership Rates

New 2022 Membership Rates The ASA’s Membership and Annual Meeting registration rates have not been adjusted in over a decade. […]

We’re Announcing New Membership Rates for 2022!

We’re so excited about the changes we’re making to our 2022 Membership & Annual Meeting rates. In celebration we decided to give away […]

Meet the Emerging Scholars Network

After a brief restructuring hiatus, the ASA Emerging Scholars Network is back with a volunteer leadership team that is as […]

Coordinate & Affiliate Organization 2021 Business Meeting Schedule

2021 Coordinate & Affiliate Organization Business Meetings Please note that all times are in EST/UTC-5. If you would like to […]

Fulbright’s Teaching and Research Opportunities for Faculty and Professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa

Join us for the ASA Member exclusive event Fulbright’s Teaching and Research Opportunities for Faculty and Professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa […]

ASA News, Fall 2021 is Out!

ASA News, Fall 2021 is Out! You can either read the full ASA News, Fall 2021 edition online (which will […]

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 […]

How to Engage in Member-Driven Advocacy

If you’re passionate about an Advocacy issue and wish to bring it to the ASA Advocacy Committee, we’ve outlined the […]

5 Ways to Maximize Your ASA Membership

Meet the Author: 2020 Aidoo-Snyder Prize Winner Jumoke Verissimo

Join us for the ASA Member exclusive event Meet the Author: 2020 Aidoo-Snyder Prize Winner Jumoke Verissimo on Thursday, April […]

2021 Prize Nominations Are Open!

2021 Prize Nominations Are Open! Please refer to each prize nomination process separately via the links and be sure to […]

Member Benefits: ASA Specialist Directory

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Emerging Scholars at Work: Bridging the Gap Between Practitioners and Scholars

Join us for an ASA Member exclusive event entitled Emerging Scholars at Work: Bridging the Gap Between Practitioners and Scholars […]

Prof. G. Tucker Childs 1948–2021

I regret to announce the death of Professor G. Tucker Childs, who devoted decades of research to the documentation and […]

Margaret “Peg” Snyder (1929-2021)

A Tribute to Margaret “Peg” Snyder (1929-2021) The ASA Women’s Caucus celebrates the life and work of our sister Dr. […]

ASA Emerging Scholars Network Meeting: Restructuring for the Future

Join us for a special Emerging Scholar Network exclusive event: ASA ESN Connecting the Voices of the Future: A conversation […]

Open Letter to the ASA Community Concerning the 2021 Annual Meeting

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding vaccine distribution and international travel, the African Studies Association Executive […]

Ethnic Federalism, Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia

Join us for a special ASA Member exclusive event: Ethnic Federalism, Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis in the Tigray Region of […]

Sue Rosenfeld 1948–2020

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Sue Rosenfeld passed away on October 10, 2020. […]

Self-Nominations are Open for the ASA Board of Directors

The ASA Nominations Committee is soliciting self-nominations from members who wish to be considered for the 2022 election slate for positions on the […]