The survival of print culture has been in the newspapers recently. Usually restricted to a readership of academics, ways to preserve and make various forms of print culture accessible to the public has become a topic of interest of a wider group…. Read More ›
Month: February 2013
CFP: Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies, “Under Fire” section
Critical Arts: south-north cultural and media studies CALL for UNDER FIRE ARTICLES The post-millennium world has seen a rapid escalation of violent conflicts in the Middle East, West, Central and some areas of Southern Africa, and ongoing civil wars and human rights… Read More ›
Religion, Media and Marginality in Africa since 1800: SOAS, 23-24 March 2013.
Conference 23-24 March 2013 / 9am-5pm SOAS, University of London Programme and registration details below (online registration closes at noon on March 21). The workshop is inspired by recent scholarship that examines the intersection between forms of communication and the… Read More ›
CFP: ASAUK Biennial Conference 2014 – Call for Panels and Papers (deadline 20 Sept 13)
The ASAUK biennial conference will be held at the University of Sussex and will run from 2pm on Tuesday Sept 9th to 3.30 pm on Thursday 11th September 2014. While we are not attempting to give the conference an overarching… Read More ›
Q&A: Goretti Kyomuhendo – Writer, Co-founder of FEMRITE and Founder-Director of the African Writers Trust
As avid AiW readers will know, last Autumn at the African Studies Association of the UK Biennial Conference, Katie Reid and I co-convened a series of panels on ‘The “post-millennial context” and African writing in English: Writing, production and reception since… Read More ›
ASAUK @ 50: Events for 2013.
ASAUK @ 50 1963-2013 To mark the 50th anniversary of the ASAUK, a wide range of events will be taking place throughout 2013.
CFP: 4th Annual African Languages in the Disciplines Conference (ALD), Harvard University.
AiW Guest Stephanie Bosch Santana. CALL FOR PAPERS The African Language Program in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University presents the 4th Annual African Languages in the Disciplines Conference (ALD) Conference date: April 25, 2013 Harvard University, Cambridge,… Read More ›
Upcoming Africa-related and free exhibitions at the British Museum, both with associated events (Sowei mask event Feb 16).
Sowei mask: spirit of Sierra Leone |14/02 – 28/04 14/02 – 21/04 | Social Fabric: African Textiles today
CFA: MOREMI initiative for women’s leadership in Africa (15 March 2013)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – 2013 MILEAD FELLOWSHIP. Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is pleased to announce its annual call for applications for the 2013 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development… Read More ›
Exorcizing Afropolitanism: Binyavanga Wainaina explains why “I am a Pan-Africanist, not an Afropolitan” at ASAUK 2012
AiW Guest Stephanie Bosch Santana. Traces of Binyavanga Wainaina’s address, “I am a Pan-Africanist, not an Afropolitan”, delivered at September’s African Studies Association UK 2012 conference, have lingered with me over the past few months: the image of invisible digital networks of… Read More ›
Extended CFP: Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium. University of Cambridge. 08/04/13.
Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium. University of Cambridge. Tuesday, July 2nd 2013. writingsouthafricanow.wordpress.com The deadline for proposals is Friday, March 1st 2013 has been extended to: Monday 08 April 2013. Writing South Africa Now is a new collective of… Read More ›
CFP: Constructions of Identity – Contemporary Challenges (Cluj-Napoca, 24-26 October 2013)
[For those post-millennialists among us?] The Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca (Romania) announces the 7th edition of its biennial conference: Constructions of Identity – Contemporary Challenges (Cluj-Napoca, 24-26 October 2013). Abstracts should be submitted by September 1,… Read More ›
ASAUK Open Access meeting 18 March
Open Access and Research Publication: Making Sense of UK Government Proposals in African Studies. Monday 18 March 2013, 1-5pm. Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies, Senate House, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HU. Since David Willetts, Minister of State… Read More ›