Interdisciplinary Fellowships, Yale University New Haven, Connecticut The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is an interdisciplinary center where scholars and artists engage in academic and creative work across a variety of fields at the intersection of religion and the arts. Each year the Institute brings a diverse cohort of Long-term Fellows to Yale to pursue […]
Open Position for Research and Evaluation Officer to support College Access and Success Program The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation is seeking a Research and Evaluation Officer to support the College Access and Success Program for immediate hire. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation is a private grant-making foundation based in Omaha, Nebraska. With assets in excess […]
As Triple A Passes On: An Appreciation, By Ibrahim Abdullah Arthur Antar Abraham, triple A for short, (aka Karmoh), was unarguably the historians’ historian amongst the first generation of university trained historians that the Sierra Leonean academy produced. Not only was he of a leftist/pan-Africanist persuasion amidst mainstream empiricists and middle-of-the-road fellow travellers, Abraham had […]
National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships, 2021-22 The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships. Mid-career, senior, and emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work from all areas of the humanities are encouraged to apply. Scholars from all parts of the globe are eligible; stipends and travel expenses are provided. […]
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UC Davis Assistant Professor Position, African American & African Studies The University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of African Studies to begin July 1, 2021. Disciplinary field and specialization within Social Sciences are open, although preference will be given to candidates working in comparative and applied social sciences and policy. […]
ASA 2020 Virtual Meeting THE AFRICA AND COVID-19 Series November 19-21, 2020 The African Studies Association (ASA), the largest U.S. based organization of Africanist scholars, invites proposals for a series of panels and roundtables focusing on COVID-19 within the 2020 virtual Annual Meeting. The Board of the African Studies Association invites proposals on a broad […]
Pier M. Larson – Historian, Johns Hopkins University Board of Directors – African Studies Association It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of a dedicated ASA member and historian of Africa – Pier Larson of Johns Hopkins University. He passed on Saturday, July 25, 2020, following a heart attack. He began […]
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AfricaNow! 2020 Call for Proposals The African Studies Association (ASA) is excited to continue our AfricaNow! format to accommodate emerging issues on our Annual Meeting program. These sessions will feature late-breaking issues that emerged subsequent to the close of the ASA CFP. Format: Sessions can be proposed as group discussions (maximum of five presenters), individual […]
ACLS Fellowship Program to Focus On Supporting Early Career, Non-Tenured Scholars 07/20/2020 The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announced today that it will redirect the funding focus of the ACLS Fellowship Program to support early career, non-tenured scholars exclusively. The decision comes in the wake of the disproportionate effect the current economic downturn has […]