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]


Save the Date: The Sixth International Congress of African and African Diaspora Studies (ICAADS)

Save the date for The Sixth International Congress of African and African Diaspora Studies (ICAADS) to be held August 3-6, […]

Members Event: COVID, Gender, & Academia

Join us for the ASA Member exclusive event COVID, Gender, & Academia: Pandemic Impacts on Hiring, Promotion, & Tenure Review […]

Emerging Scholars & Advocacy: Finding Your Voice On Capitol Hill and Beyond

Join us for a special roundtable conversation on Emerging Scholars & Advocacy: Finding Your Voice On Capitol Hill and Beyond […]

Call for Board of Directors Self-Nominations

The ASA Nominations Committee is soliciting self-nominations from members who wish to be considered for the 2023 election slate for […]

Maximize Your 2022 Membership Benefits with These Expert Tips

Get the most out of your new 2022 ASA membership by reading through these expert tips and reviewing our newest […]

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. […]