Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

IAS Opportunites

Call for Papers: 2018 African Literature Association Conference

Call for Papers

The Graduate Student Caucus of the African Literature Association (GSCALA) invites graduate students to submit an abstract for the upcoming 44th Annual Conference of the African Literature Association, to be held May 23-26, 2018 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, USA.

Call for Papers on Afro-Intellectualism: Past, Present and Future Dimensions

Call for Papers

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line multilingual peer reviewed open-access scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition focused on “Afro- Intellectualism: Past, Present and Future Dimensions,” hence, the global use, development, and exercise of the intellect by people of African heritage in all parts of the world (www.jpanafrican.org).

West African Healthcare Access in the Bronx Internship Opportunity

The Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care seeks an intern to work with West African communities in the Bronx. Work alongside physicians and health care professionals as they provide health presentations and free screenings and clinics in the area. Interested applicants should send their resume to gabrielle.milner [at] einstein.yu.edu Learn mire about the program here. 

 

CFP - 12th Greater New York Area African History Workshop

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues,

We are very happy to be hosting the 12th Greater New York Area African History Workshop at the Department of History, Columbia University. The workshop serves as an inviting space where faculty members and graduate students focusing on diverse historical topics can meet in a small, intellectually rigorous, and collegial setting to share work-in-progress.

Denison Univ. Tenure Track Faculty Position

Denison University seeks an active artist/scholar who works within African Diaspora/Africanist traditions to join a vibrant dance program at a private liberal arts college. Successful candidates are expected to be excellent teachers, to maintain a productive, ongoing research agenda, and to contribute actively to the continued growth of the department and the college. Review of applicants will begin Nov. 17, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Join University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Ph.D program in Africology

Fellowship

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Department of Africology is accepting its eighth cohort of Ph.D of students to being in the Fall of 2018. The Department offers two fields of concentration: Political Economy and Public Policy and Culture and Society. Full-time students in good academic standing are eligible for full funding through TAships and/or fellowships.

Resistance Literature -- Thirty Years Later/Then and Now

OCTOBER 12, 2017: A symposium at the Heyman Center at Columbia University, to mark three decades since the publication of Barbara Harlow's Resistance Literature -- and to mark the passing of Barbara as a teacher, mentor, interlocutor, and comrade.

Call for Papers: African Global Experiences

Call for Papers

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition that aims to explore the full scope of the African world. We are especially seeking to broaden our scope of diasporic African content.

African Studies Review Pipeline for Emerging African Scholars Workshop

African Studies Review Pipeline for Emerging African Scholars Workshop
In Collaboration with the African Studies Association (USA)
November 14-15, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
The African Studies Review (ASR) convenes Pipeline for Emerging African Scholars (PEAS)
Workshops in collaboration with the African Studies Association to stimulate, solicit,
and further develop high quality journal submissions from emerging scholars of African
studies under the mentorship of senior Africanists. In collaboration with the ASA the ASR

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