New Titles in African Studies

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We will be celebrating the African Studies Association conference virtually this year. Until December 31, 2021, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code AFSA21 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find us in the official virtual exhibit hall. For highlights of our newest titles in African studies, check out our conference landing page. And browse all books and journals in African studies here.

Join Julie Livingston for an author-meets-critics session about her book Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa, Thursday, November 18 at 12:00pm EST.

There is also an author-meets-critics session for Naminata Diabate’s Naked Agency: Genital Cursing and Biopolitics in Africa, Thursday, November 18 at 4:00pm EST.

And join Achille Mbembe, Naminata Diabate, Noah Tamarkin, Monica Popescu, and Lynn Thomas for a discussion on “Theory in Forms: Politics meets New Writing” Wednesday, November 17, 10:00am EST.

You can find many other DUP authors on panels throughout to conference, including Christopher Tounsel, Jennifer Bajorek, Xavier Livermon, Cajetan Iheka, Kwasi Konadu, and Matthew H. Brown.

If you were hoping to connect with Elizabeth Ault or one of our other editors about your book project at the African Studies Association conference, please reach out by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

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