The New York – African Studies Association is glad to announce a call for abstracts and proposals for the 41st annual conference “Music and the Arts of Africa and the Diaspora”, which will be held on April, 1-2 at the City College and Columbia University. During the conference live performances, film screenings, and exhibitions on a huge varity of issues such as spirituality, religion, politics, expressive culture, literature, languages, gender, science, health, identity, nationalism, and Pan-Africanism will be presented.
The abstracts of no more than 150 words should be submitted due to February, 12 to Kevin Hickey, Vice President, at 
The list of the especially welcomes proposals and the details of the conference could be found here: