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Many ASA-sponsored activities are carried out by a variety of organizations. These organizations fall primarily into two groups: Coordinate and Affiliate organizations. Both can apply to hold meetings and events at the ASA annual meeting.
Coordinate organizations consist of those organizations that have a scholarly and professional interest in the continent of Africa as a whole and whose primary focus is facilitating the exchange of ideas, information and research findings on Africa. At least 25 of the members of a Coordinate Organization must also be members of the ASA. A brief annual report must be submitted for the previous calendar year to the ASA Secretariat by March 31. Coordinate Organizations will receive one panel without review for each Annual Meeting to be designated as a panel of the organization. Coordinate organizations are welcome to submit other panels for review. If accepted, those panels will also be designated as coordinate organization panels.
List of Coordinate Organizations
African Studies Association Outreach Council
Africana Librarians Council
Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA)
Association of African Studies Programs
Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS)
Congo Research Network
Ghana Studies Council
Health and Medicine Group
Igbo Studies Association
Institute for Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)
Lusophone African Studies Organization
Nigerian Studies Association
Outreach Council of the African Studies Association
Tanzania Studies Association
Uganda Studies Group
Yoruba Studies Council of the African Studies Association (YOSCASA)
To become a coordinate organization please fill out the online form below:Coordinate and Affiliate Organization Application Form
Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (AEGIS)
African Association of Political Science
African Literature Association
African Studies Association of India
Association of African Women Scholars
Eritrean Studies Association
Foundation for Contemporary Research
Mande Studies Association (MANSA)
Sahara Fund, Inc.
Saharan Studies Association
Society of Africanist Archaeologists
Title VI Africa National Resource Centers
Wales African Studies Network (WASNET)
West Africa Research Association (WARA)
To become an affiliate organization please fill out the online form below:Coordinate and Affiliate Organization Application Form
The ASA is currently a member of three Allied organizations: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), National Humanities Alliance (NHA), National Council of Area Studies Associations (NCASA).
The ASA has a special relationship with the Association of African Studies Programs (AASP) and the Coalition for International Education.
RESERVING ROOMS AT THE ANNUAL MEETING
Coordinate and affiliate organizations wishing to reserve meeting and reception rooms for the annual meeting should fill out the online form below. All scheduling is done on a first come, first serve basis. Please consult the Preliminary Program, which will be posted to the ASA website in June for your confirmed meeting time.