Africans in the Americas and African Americans in Africa: the Shifting Boundaries of Citizenship in the 21st Century
Feb 24, 2012
from 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
|Where||Heritage Hall, HUB, and Smeal College of Business|
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The Department of African and African American Studies, the Africana Research Center, the Smeal College of Business, and the Paul Robeson Cultural Center will be hosting the 37th Annual Conference of the New York African Studies Association (NYASA). The NYASA, founded in 1967 as the SUNY African Studies Faculty Association, is a non-profit membership association, incorporated as NYASA in 1975, dedicated to advancing the discipline of Africana Studies. NYASA encompasses Africanist who is faculty members at colleges and universities, researchers, professionals and students. As a regional organization, the New York African Studies Association promotes the visibility and advancement of the discipline in the state of New York and surrounding areas, and offer opportunities for scholarly and professional development of educators, and enhanced education for community members, leaders and activists.
The conference will be held February 24-25, 2012, and will focus on “Africans in the Americas and African Americans in Africa: the Shifting Boundaries of Citizenship in the 21st Century.”