- ISSN: 0002-0206 (Print), 1555-2462 (Online)
- Editor: Benjamin N. Lawrance University of Arizona, USA|https://history.arizona.edu/user/benjamin-n-lawrance
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Introduction for the Virtual Issue: African Literature, Theater, and Performance
The African Studies Review began its life as the African Studies Bulletin in 1956, taking its current title in 1970. It was then and remains the flagship journal of the African Studies Association. As such, it has reflected the generally broad interests of the mission, editorial boards and membership of the ASA. As someone who works in African literatures (written, oral and cinema), I’ve published articles and reviews in ASR since the early 1980s. Over several decades ASR has published some very fine articles on African humanities including a special issue in 1986. The nine outstanding works featured in this anthology further testify to the ASR’s ongoing efforts to present quality scholarship in these related fields....
2017 African Studies Review Distinguished Lecture
- ‘Operation elections’: voting, nationhood and citizenship in late-colonial Africa
- 31 July 2018,
- This blog accompanies the Historical Journal article Voting, Nationhood, and Citizenship in Late-Colonial Africa by Justin Willis, Gabrielle Lynch and Nic Cheeseman.…...
- Looking at AIDS History
- 06 December 2018,
- In the ‘International Atlas of AIDS’, the last AIDS atlas to be written and published in 2008, the editors decided to include a chapter on the ‘social repercussions’...