"AFRICA MATTERS": Celebrating 40 years of the Canadian Association of African Studies
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
5-7 May 2010
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Canadian Association ofAfrican Studies (CAAS) extends a special welcome to scholars working on all aspects of African studies at its next annual conference- The Institute of African Studies atCarleton University is hosting the conference with support from theAfrican Studies Research Laboratory at the University of Ottawa. TheOttawa area, of course, is bilingual. Our aim is to attract both Anglophone and francophone scholars from Canada as well as aninternational group of specialists and, in so doing, facilitatediscussion and dialogue across disciplines and among scholars based in both the North and South. This Call for Papers intends to provide a forum for addressing and presenting academic research and policy proposals that examine the histories, debates, policy issues, and current practices related to African matters.