27th Annual Graduate Student Conference in African Studies

The 27th Annual
Boston University Graduate Student Conference in African Studies

In and Out of Africa

Boston, MA – March 29-30, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Prof. G. Ugo Nwokeji, University of California, Berkeley

Selected conference papers to be published in Working Papers in African Studies
Travel funding available for participants who are citizens of African countries

Abstract submission deadline: January 22, 2019 (email buascgsconf2019@gmail.com; see PDF below for full details)

A Call For Papers: In and Out of Africa



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Read more about the origins of the Annual Graduate Conference in African Studies at BU


The African Studies Center is located on the 4th and 5th floors at 232 Bay State Road. A small elevator is available in the lobby. Offices for the African studies administration, African language faculty, core Africa studies faculty, publications unit, a graduate student lounge, and the William O. Brown Seminar Room can be found on the fifth floor. On the 4th floor find the Teaching Africa Library, the African studies outreach unit, and the West African Research Association.