New York, NY (Program) and Newark, NJ (Museum Day)
March 19 – 22, 2014
Deadline: JUNE 1, 2013
The 16th Triennial Symposium on African Art, organized by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA), will be held March 19 – 22, 2014. The symposium begins with Museum Day at the Newark Museum in Newark, NJ on March 19, followed by panels and roundtable discussions from March 20 – 22 at Columbia University in New York City. Gary van Wyk will serve as Program Chair, Christa Clarke is the chair for Museum Day, and Steven Nelson is the Chair of the Triennial Board.
This is a call for panel and roundtable proposals (deadline for submission: June 1, 2013). Panel proposals may be open, (consisting solely of a proposed panel topic without the panelists having been selected), or they may be submitted fully constituted with all proposed panelists listed. Roundtables should be submitted with all participants identified.
Panel and roundtable proposals must include the following:
· A proposal not to exceed one page describing the theme and scope of the panel
· A short abstract not to exceed 100 words to be published in the ACASA Newsletter, the H-AfrArts website, and on the ACASA website
· Potential participants with contact addresses
· Contact information including address, phone, fax, and e-mail for the panel chair(s)
ACASA membership is required to submit a proposal and all participants must register for the conference. For information on ACASA membership and to join, visit http://www.acasaonline.org/join-acasa/
Submit proposals via email to Program Chair:
Gary van Wyk
The Program Committee, consisting of the Program Chair and two other Committee members, will review all panel and roundtable proposals. Those topics approved will be posted by July 15, 2013 on the ACASA website (http://www.acasaonline.org/next-triennial/) and publicized via H-AfrArts and the ACASA Newsletter.
The announcement of approved panels on July 15, 2013 will be accompanied by an invitation for proposed papers to fit into those approved panels that have not already been fully formed. Those paper proposals should be submitted directlyto the panel chair/s. (The deadline for paper proposals is September 1, 2013).
On July 15, 2013 the Program Committee will also issue an invitation for paper proposals that are not attached to any approved panel. The Program Committee will review and make every effort to assemble any such approved papers into additional panels.