Welcome to this Summer 2018 edition of ASA News! In this issue, you’ll find letters from the ASA President and Executive Director, advocacy updates from ASA members, updates about ASA programs and events, member announcements, and more.

Summer 2018 ASA News: From the President

For those of you who joined us in Chicago for our 60th meeting, I hope you will agree that, by […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: From the Executive Director

Dear ASA Members, I’m writing the letter for this issue of ASA News to you from Johannesburg, South Africa where […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: Announcing the ASA/ASAUK Statement of Guiding Principles for the Sale of Rights in African Territories

Whereas scholarly books published by North American and European presses are (at present) rarely available to readers in Africa; and […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: Meet the ACLS/ASA Presidential Fellows

The African Studies Association invites institutions to apply to host one or more of the following Presidential Fellows selected by […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: A First Time Attendee Experience at the ASA Annual Meeting

This issue of ASA News features two reflections from First Time Attendees at the 60th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: Advocacy – A Member Experience at NHA/CIE

by Emily Riley, University of Kansas I, like many Americans, have a rudimentary understanding of how the American government functions, […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: Advocacy – A Member Experience at NHA

by Julia Cummiskey, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga I traveled to Washington, D.C. in early March to participate in the […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: Advocacy – A Member Experience at COSSA

by Joseph Kweku Assan, Brandeis University It was with great pleasure and rapturous excitement when I got to know that […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: Advocacy – A Member Experience at the NHA

by Joanna Tague, Denison University I am a fairly reserved individual. As an undergraduate, I was reluctant—even fearful—to join in […]

Summer 2018 ASA News: Announcing the 2018 ASA Board of Directors Election Results

The ASA is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 election of the ASA Board of Directors. The following […]