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 nyasa2016@nyasa.org 
 
The list of the especially welcomes proposals and the details of the conference could be found here: http://africainwords.com/2016/02/07/cfp-music-and-the-arts-of-africa-and-the-diaspora-1-2-april-2016-new-york-deadline-12-february-2016/#more-8488