- 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....
2018 African Studies Review Distinguished Lecture
- Central European History Discussion Forum: The Vanishing Nineteenth Century in European History?
- 22 January 2019,
- The nineteenth century just isn’t what it used to be. Any number of indicators – from academic job postings and doctoral dissertations to journal articles and...
- Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South
- 15 February 2019,
- Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South is available now. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and...