Travel Grants to ACASA’s 17th Triennial Symposium

Eligible scholars, including graduate students, are based in Africa, the Caribbean, or elsewhere if they have no support from their employer. 

Applications are due: February 28, 2017

The Arts Council of the African Studies Association has secured funds to support travel for colleagues at all levels to the upcoming Triennial Symposium on African Art. To be eligible you must present a paper or participate in another official aspect of the symposium and meet either the residence or need-based criteria above. Please note that even if you receive a travel award, it will not cover the full expense of attending the symposium. Awards are granted on a competitive basis until funds raised are expended.

Submit the following to apply:

Focus of Research:
I will be traveling from:
Describe your contribution to the symposium (e.g. delivering a paper, chairing a panel, etc.):
Enclose a Short CV

If you have proposed a paper to an existing panel, enclose your application with your paper proposal and mail it to the chair of this panel by the January 31st deadline. Note to Panel Chairs:  Please provide a short and candid evaluation of the contribution of the proposed paper to your panel. Submit this evaluation along with the application materials to Bob Soppelsa by the February 28th panel submission deadline.

If you are a panel chair or you are proposing a paper to an open session, please send your application (preferably via e-mail) by February 28th to:

Dr. Robert Soppelsa, Triennial Program Chair
4201 Cathedral Avenue NW, Apt. 405W, Washington, DC 20016 USA