African Studies Association

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African Studies Association

In 1968 African-American members of ASA, charging racism, seceded and formed the African Heritage Studies Association (AHSA). [1] Their official journal is the African Studies Review.

Board

Accessed March 2010: [1]

Presidents of the African Studies Association [2]

Melville J. Herskovits Award Winners [2]

  • 1965: Ruth Schachter Morganthau, Political Parties in French-Speaking West Africa (Oxford University Press)
  • 1966: Leo Kuper, An African Bourgeoisie (Yale University Press)
  • 1967: Jan Vansina, Kingdoms of the Savanna (University of Wisconsin Press)
  • 1968: Herbert Weiss, Political Protest in the Congo (Princeton University Press)
  • 1969: Paul and Laura Bohannan, Tiv Economy (Northwestern University Press)
  • 1970: Stanlake Samkange, Origins of Rhodesia (Praeger Publishers)
  • 1971: René Lemarchand, Rwandaand Burundi (Praeger Publishers)
  • 1972: Francis Deng, Tradition and Modernization (Yale University Press)
  • 1973: Allen F. Isaacman, Mozambique The Africanization of a European Institution: The Zambezi Prazos, 1750-1902 (University of Wisconsin Press)
  • 1974: John N. Paden, Religion and Political Culture in Kano (University of California Press)
  • 1975: Lansine Kaba, Wahhabiyya: Islamic Reform and Politics in French West Africa (Northwestern University Press)
  • 1975: Elliott Skinner, African Urban Life (Princeton University Press)
  • 1976: Ivor Wilks, Asante in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge University Press)
  • 1977: M. Crawford Young, The Politics of Cultural Pluralism (University of Wisconsin Press)
  • 1978: William Y. Adams, Nubia: Corridor to Africa (Princeton University Press)
  • 1979: Hoyt Alverson, Mind in the Heart of Darkness: Value and Self-Identity Among the Tswana of Southern Africa (Yale University Press)
  • 1980: Richard B. Lee, The !Kung San (Cambridge University Press)
  • 1980: Margaret Strobel, Muslim Women in Mombasa, 1890-1975 (Yale University Press)
  • 1981: Gavin Kitching, Class and Economic Change in Kenya: The Making of an African Petite Bourgeoisie, 1905-1970 (Yale University Press)
  • 1981: Gwyn Prins, The Hidden Hippopotamus: Reappraisal in African History: The Early Colonial Experience in Western Zambia (Cambridge University Press)
  • 1982: Frederick Cooper, From Slaves to Squatters: Plantation Labor and Agriculture in Zanzibar and Coastal Kenya, 1890-1925 (Yale University Press)
  • 1982: Sylvia Scribner and Michael Cole, The Psychology of Literacy (Harvard University Press)
  • 1983: James W. Fernandez, Bwiti: An Ethnography of the Religious Imagination in Africa (Princeton University Press)
  • 1984: Paulin Hontoundji, African Philosophy (Indiana University Press)
  • 1984: J.D.Y. Peel, Ijeshas and Nigerians: The Incorporation of a Yoruba Kingdom (Cambridge University Press)
  • 1985: Claire Robertson, Sharing the Same Bowl (Indiana University Press)
  • 1986: Sara Berry, Fathers Work for Their Sons: Accumulation, Mobility, and Class Formation in an Extended Yoruba Community (University of California Press)
  • 1987: Paul M. Lubeck, Islam and Urban Labor in Northern Nigeria: The Making of a Muslim Working Class (Cambridge University Press)
  • 1997: T.O. Beidelman, Moral Imagination in Kaguru Modes of Thought
  • 1988: John Iliffe, The African Poor: A History (Cambridge University Press)
  • 1989: Joseph C. Miller, Way of Death: Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, 1730-1830 (University of Wisconsin Press)
  • 1989: V.Y. Mudimbe, The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy and the Order of Knowledge (Indiana University Press)
  • 1990: Edwin Wilmsen, Land Filled with Flies: A Political Economy of the Kalahari (University of Chicago Press)
  • 1991: Johannes Fabian, Power and Performance: Ethnographic Explorations through Proverbial Wisdom and Theater in Shaba, Zaire (University of Wisconsin Press)
  • 1991: Luise White, The Comforts of Home: Prostitution in Colonial Nairobi (University of Chicago Press)
  • 1992: Myron Echenberg, Colonial Conscripts: The Tirailleurs Senegalais in French West Afrca, 1857-1960 (Heinemann Educational Books)
  • 1993: Kwame Anthony Appiah, In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture (Oxford University Press)
  • 1994: Keletso E. Atkins, The Moon is Dead! Give Us Our Money! The Cultural Origins of an African Work Ethic, Natal, South Africa, 1843-1900 (Heinemann)
  • 1995: Henrietta L. Moore and Megan Vaughn, Cutting Down Trees: Gender, Nutrition, and Agricultural Change in the Northern Province of Zambia, 1890-1990 (Heinemann, James Curry, University of Zambia)
  • 1996: Jonathon Glassman, Feasts and Riot: Revelry, Rebellion, and Popular Consciousness on the Swahili Coast, 1856-1888 (Heinemann)
  • 1997: Mahmood Mamdani, Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (Princeton University Press)
  • 1998: Susan Mullin Vogel, Baule: African Art Western Eyes (Yale University Press)
  • 1999. Peter Uvin, Aiding Violence: The Development Enterprise in Rwanda (Kumarian Press)
  • 2000: Nancy Rose Hunt, A Colonial Lexicon: Of Birth Ritual, Medicalization, and Mobility in the Congo (Duke University Press)
  • 2001: Karin Barber, Generation of Plays (Indiana University Press)
  • 2001: J.D.Y. Peel, Religious Encounter and the Making of Yoruba (Indiana University Press)
  • 2002: Judith Carney, Black Rice (Harvard University Press)
  • 2002: Diana Wylie, Starving on a Full Stomach: Hunger and the Triumph of Cultural Racism in Modern South Africa (University Press of Virginia)
  • 2003: Joseph Inikori, Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England: A Study in International Trade and Economic Development (Cambridge University Press)
  • 2004: Allen F. Roberts and Mary Nooter Roberts, a SAINT in the CITY: Sufi Art in Urban Senegal (University of California Los Angeles)
  • 2005: Adam Ashforth, Witchcraft, Violence, and Democracy in South Africa (University of Chicago Press)
  • 2005: Jan Vansina, How Societies Are Born: Governance in West Central Africa Before 1600 (University of Virginia Press)
  • 2006: [[J. Lorand Matory, Black Atlantic Religion: Tradition, Transnationalism, and Matriarchy in the Afro-Brazilian Candomble (Princeton University Press)
  • 2007: Barbara Cooper, Evangelical Christians in the Muslim Sahel (Indiana University Press)
  • 2008: Linda M. Heywood and John K. Thornton, Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles, and the Foundation of the Americas, 1585-1660 (Cambridge University Press)
  • 2008: Parker Shipton, The Nature of Entrustment: Intimacy, Exchange, and the Sacred in Africa (New Haven: Yale University Press)

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References

  1. Directors, African Studies Association, accessed March 24, 2010.
  2. Melville J. Herskovits Award Winners, African Studies Association, accessed March 24, 2010.