Annual Meetings

61st Annual Meeting of the ASA
Energies: Power, Creativity and Afro-Futures
(The deadline for the cfp was March 15, 2018.)

November 29 – December 1, 2018
Atlanta Marriott Marquis 


The ASA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of Africanist scholars in the world. With an attendance of about 2,000 scholars and professionals, the conference offers the following:

• More than 300 panels and roundtables
• Plenary events featuring keynote speakers
• Awards ceremony and dance party
• Institutional and organizational receptions and meetings
• An international exhibit hall
• Screenings of award-winning movies from Africa, and/or by African producers

2018 Theme Statement
2018 Program Chairs:
Nana Akua Anyidoho, University of Ghana
Mark Auslander, Michigan State University


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