African Studies Association

Founded: 1957    Admitted to ACLS: 1990
The mission of the African Studies Association is to bring together people with a scholarly and professional interest in Africa. The association also provides information and services to the Africanist community.

CEO Representative and Society Contact

Abdul Tejan-Cole
Executive Director
African Studies Association

Delegate

Dorothy L. Hodgson
Professor
Brandeis University
term ends 12/31/2021

President

Carolyn A. Brown
Professor
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
term ends 11/20/2021

Membership:

Individual: 2,094

Institutional: 436

Meetings:

11/18/2021 - 11/20/2021 Washington, DC
11/17/2022 - 11/19/2022 Philadelphia, PA
11/30/2023 - 12/2/2023 Chicago, IL
11/21/2024 - 11/23/2024 Washington, DC
11/20/2025 - 11/22/2025 Atlanta, GA
11/19/2026 - 11/21/2026 San Francisco, CA