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Hotel, Travel & Visas

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel
540 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Hotel Floor Plans

 

 The ASA has negotiated a rate of $249 a night for Annual Meeting attendees. You may make reservations under the ASA block by going to a website that will be announced.
 
Please note that you will not be able to make reservations under the ASA room block over the phone or through the hotel front desk.

Official Travel Partner

The African Studies Association's official travel partner for the annual meeting  is STA Travel. STA Travel is a global travel specialist with over 30 years of experience specializing in the educational travel market. You can contact STA Travel at 800-495-5832 or 206-633-5000. Requests can also be emailed to STA Travel by sending your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

Letters of Invitation
The ASA will provide a letter of invitation to assist individuals in expediting visas and securing funding. A request for a letter of invitation can be made by completing the online form.  Please note: requests require 4-5 weeks to process. Requests received after September 30, 2017 are not guaranteed to be processed.

Questions?
Please contact the Annual Meeting Services department at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Member Aid For Africa
African Studies Association is a participating member of Aid for Africa, a unique partnership of nonprofit organizations serving families and communities throughout Africa.
African Studies Association
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