ASA – 55th Annual Meeting Call for proposals

Hi folks,

I was told once that you can’t call yourself an ‘Africanist’ before attending an ASA meeting. I am not sure they were referring to the academic discussion… Deadlines: March 15  XxN

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
55th Annual Meeting 
RESEARCH FRONTIERS IN THE STUDY OF AFRICA

November 29-December 1, 2012
Marriott Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

 
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS:   March 15, 2012
 
PROGRAM CHAIRS: 
Tejumola OlaniyanDepartments of English and African Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison (asameeting2012@gmail.com)
 
Staffan Lindberg,Departments of Political Science at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and University of Florida (asameeting2012@gmail.com)
 
ABOUT THE MEETING
We are soliciting proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables. Presentations may focus on the theme of“Research Frontiers in the Study of Africa”or on broader social science, humanities, and applied themes relating to Africa. We strongly encourage the submission of formed panels. This year the ASA will make every effort to provide AV equipment to as many applicants as possible who indicate such needs in their application.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL
PLEASE NOTE: If your proposal is accepted, the conference pre-registration fee must be paid by May 1, 2012 by ALL participants. Payment of the pre-registration fee will result in a final acceptance. Failure to pay the pre-registration fee by May 1, 2012, will result in an automatic rejection.
 
New! We have added a shopping cart feature which will allow individuals to purchase membership and pre-registration at the same time.
 
Instructions for submitting proposals are online.



Categories: Call for papers, presentations, submissions and applications

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