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]


Margaret Jean Hay (1943 – 2022)

It is with great sadness that we inform the African Studies Center community of the passing of former Editor of […]

Louis Edward Wilson (1939-2022)

With the death of the African and African American historian Louis Edward Wilson on July 10, 2022, the field of […]

Brian “Barke” Nowak (1977-2021)

Brian Michael Nowak, 44, tragically passed away on November 19, 2021, at his home in the Goudel region in Niamey, […]

Grover M. Hudson (1940-2022)

Grover M. Hudson, died at home in East Lansing on June 13, 2022, age 82, after battling cancer. Hudson was […]

Ian Taylor (1969-2021)

African Studies, International Relations, and our small world of China-Africa researchers, lost one of its towering figures on February 22. […]

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 […]