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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 57th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (USA)

USA- FlagRETHINKING VIOLENCE, RECONSTRUCTION, AND RECONCILIATION
November 20-23, 2014
JW Marriott Indianapolis Hotel
Indianapolis, IN

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMISSION:  March 15, 2014
PROGRAM CHAIRS
Odile Cazenave, Boston University
Clifton Crais, Emory University

ABOUT THE MEETING
We are soliciting proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables. Presentations may focus on the theme of “Rethinking Violence, Reconstruction, and Reconciliation” or on broader social science, humanities, and applied themes relating to Africa. We strongly encourage the submission of formed panels. You can find more information on the theme and the guidelines for proposals at the ASA website.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL
Instructions for submitting proposals can be found online on the ASA website.

PLEASE NOTE: If your proposal is accepted, the conference pre-registration fee must be paid by May 1, 2014 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, 2014, will result in an automatic rejection.

JOIN THE ASA OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP
Join the ASA or renew your membership. ASA membership can be purchased through Cambridge University Press. If you have any difficulties registering, please contact Cambridge at usmemberservices@cambridge.org.

ABOUT THE AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION
Established in 1957, the African Studies Association is the largest organization in the world devoted to enhancing the exchange of information about Africa. Our members include scholars, students, teachers, activists, development professionals, policy makers, donors and many others. We encourage interdisciplinary interactions with Africa. We provide access to pathbreaking research and key debates in African studies. We bring together people with scholarly and other interests in Africa through our annual meeting and seek to broaden professional opportunities in the field of African studies. The organization publishes two leading interdisciplinary journals on Africa, African Studies Review and History in Africa and promotes an informed understanding of Africa to the public and in educational institutions as well as to businesses, media, and other communities that have interests in Africa.

For general questions regarding the meeting and/or registration please contact members@africanstudies.org. For questions regarding the submission process, guidelines, or program theme please contact asameeting2014@gmail.com.

We welcome your participation in this exciting conference and in the ASA!

Source: http://www.africanstudies.org/

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