African Studies Association

African Studies Association

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  • Africa’s Unrequited Love for Books and the Gretchen Walsh Book Donation Award

    The author of this blog post was awarded the Gretchen Walsh Book Donation Award in 2012. If you are interested in applying for this grant, you can find application requirements and deadline information here.By Fodei Batty When I first arrived in America to attend graduate school someone asked me what the greatest difference was between attending college in Sierra Leone and America. Without hesitat...

African Studies Association

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Africa’s Unrequited Love for Books and the Gretchen Walsh Book Donation Award

    The author of this blog post was awarded the Gretchen Walsh Book Donation Award in 2012. If you are interested in applying for this grant, you can find application requirements and deadline information here.By Fodei Batty When I first arrived in America to attend graduate school someone asked me what the greatest difference was between attending college in Sierra Leone and America. Without hesitat...

African Studies Association

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

New blog articles detected

  • Africa Now! Trump and Africa Discussion at the African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 2016

    This blog post originally appeared on the Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa blog, and is re-posted here with their permission. You can access the original posting here.By Cilas Kemedjio (University of Rochester) and Cecelia Lynch (University of California, Irvine), Co-Editors of The CIHA Blog (Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa, www.cihablog.com)Our panel o...

  • Royal Air Maroc-ASA Student Travel Award - A Beneficiary's Thanks

    By Kingsley Antwi-BoasiakoDoctoral Candidate School of Media Arts and Studies Scripps College of CommunicationOhio UniversityOne of the ways in which Africans and Africanists studying outside the shores of the continent could give back is to conduct quality research aimed at solving problems and advancing positive change. Thankfully, many African students have been assisted in various forms with g...

  • Repost from "4 Corners of the World" - 333: A Film on the Manuscripts of Timbuktu

    The Library of Congress has recently launched two important social media resources on its international collections: the 4 Corners of the World blog and Library of Congress International Collections Facebook page. You are invited to connect with the Library of Congress curators and reference specialists to learn all about the Library’s International Collections. This collection is the largest and ...

  • What to Expect at the Washington DC 59th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association

    This blog, written by 2016 Annual Meeting Program Co-Chair Benjamin Lawrance, originally appeared on the Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa blog, and is re-posted here with their permission. You can access the original posting here. By Benjamin N. LawranceAfrica as marginal, Africa as forgotten, Africa as a country… we’ve all encountered the tired and simplistic formulae and fr...

  • A Message from the National Humanities Alliance: Yes, Your Emails to Congress Matter

    By Robert Bowen, Governmental Affairs Associate, National Humanities AllianceThe African Studies Association is a member of the National Humanities Alliance (NHA). This blog comes from the series of columns the NHA authors to provide members with information about humanities advocacy. This week is also Humanities Check-In week, and the NHA encourages you to reach out to your representatives to sup...

  • Reflection on AfricaNow! sessions honoring Elaine Salo

    By Terri Barnes, Associate Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignI organized a session on December 2 at the 2016 African Studies Association annual meeting in Washington DC called “Keeping Feminism in African Studies – a panel in honor of Elaine Salo.” It was followed later in the day by another session organized by Akosua Ampofo, “Honouring Elaine Salo: The African Feminist Forum and ...

African Studies Association

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

New blog articles detected

  • Reflection on AfricaNow! sessions honoring Elaine Salo

    By Terri Barnes, Associate Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignI organized a session on December 2 at the 2016 African Studies Association annual meeting in Washington DC called “Keeping Feminism in African Studies – a panel in honor of Elaine Salo.” It was followed later in the day by another session organized by Akosua Ampofo, “Honouring Elaine Salo: The African Feminist Forum and ...

  • Africa Now! Trump and Africa Discussion at the African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 2016

    This blog post originally appeared on the Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa blog, and is re-posted here with their permission. You can access the original posting here.By Cilas Kemedjio (University of Rochester) and Cecelia Lynch (University of California, Irvine), Co-Editors of The CIHA Blog (Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa, www.cihablog.com)Our panel o...

  • Royal Air Maroc-ASA Student Travel Award - A Beneficiary's Thanks

    By Kingsley Antwi-BoasiakoDoctoral Candidate School of Media Arts and Studies Scripps College of CommunicationOhio UniversityOne of the ways in which Africans and Africanists studying outside the shores of the continent could give back is to conduct quality research aimed at solving problems and advancing positive change. Thankfully, many African students have been assisted in various forms with g...

  • Repost from "4 Corners of the World" - 333: A Film on the Manuscripts of Timbuktu

    The Library of Congress has recently launched two important social media resources on its international collections: the 4 Corners of the World blog and Library of Congress International Collections Facebook page. You are invited to connect with the Library of Congress curators and reference specialists to learn all about the Library’s International Collections. This collection is the largest and ...

  • What to Expect at the Washington DC 59th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association

    This blog, written by 2016 Annual Meeting Program Co-Chair Benjamin Lawrance, originally appeared on the Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa blog, and is re-posted here with their permission. You can access the original posting here. By Benjamin N. LawranceAfrica as marginal, Africa as forgotten, Africa as a country… we’ve all encountered the tired and simplistic formulae and fr...

  • A Message from the National Humanities Alliance: Yes, Your Emails to Congress Matter

    By Robert Bowen, Governmental Affairs Associate, National Humanities AllianceThe African Studies Association is a member of the National Humanities Alliance (NHA). This blog comes from the series of columns the NHA authors to provide members with information about humanities advocacy. This week is also Humanities Check-In week, and the NHA encourages you to reach out to your representatives to sup...

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