October 30 – November 2, 2013
Thank you for your
3 February 1932 - 10 February 2014
ASWAD notes the passing of the influential scholar Stuart Hall, whose work on culture, identity and the state made such rich contributions to African diaspora scholarship. Read more...
NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA
18 July 1918 - 5 December 2013
"...To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a
way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."
-- Nelson Mandela
ASWAD celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, who embodied the courage and
wisdom that completed the long walk to freedom in South Africa. Farewell,
Madiba, and thank you. Amandla!
NEW EXECUTIVE BOARD
ASWAD congratulates the following members newly elected to the Executive Board:
Laura Rosanne Adderley
Elisa Joy White
We also salute the following departing Executive Board members for their dedication and significant contributions to our mission over the past six years:
For more information on the new members of our Executive Board,
ASWAD TO CO-SPONSOR THE NEW JOURNAL OF AFRICANA RELIGIONS
ASWAD is pleased to announce our co-sponsorship of the Journal of Africana Religions, the world's first and only English-language journal to examine black religions in global perspective, beginning with its debut in January 2013. ASWAD members will receive a free subscription. Read more....