ACAS Review (Bulletin)



Deportation of African and Other Black Immigrants Is Quietly Increasing And No One Is Taking Note –By David Love

By | March 2017

David Love’s article, “Deportation of African and Other Black Immigrants Is Quietly Increasing And No One Is Taking Note” (Altanta Black Star March 20, 2017) investigates a topic ACAS is following closely. Immigrants living in the US are increasingly insecure and worried about real dangers presented by the new strategies used under the Trump administration […]

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ACAS expresses concern at Zanzibar election annulment, November 2015

By | November 2015

ACAS Executive expresses its concern at the Zanzibar election annulment, and agrees with the sentiments of a group of scholars of Zanzibar as below. (see link to full statement and initial signatories)   ZANZIBAR SCHOLARS’ STATEMENT OF CONCERN 1 November 2015 We, as concerned scholars of Zanzibar, write to express our dismay at recent events […]

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Amnesty Urgent Action Alert: Mozambique: Drop All Charges Against Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco & Fernando Mbanze

By | July 2015

Urgent Action Alert: Mozambique: Drop All Charges Against Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco and Fernando Mbanze (UA 162/15… http://ow.ly/31FXA3  Urgent Action July 21, 2015 Economist Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco and newspaper editor Fernando Mbanze have been charged with crimes against the security of the state in relation to a Facebook post on poor governance in Mozambique. Their trial […]

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SWAZILAND: PETITION FOR RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS

By | May 2015

PETITION FOR THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS As members of the North Eastern Workshop on Southern Africa (NEWSA) and scholars of African Studies, we are deeply distressed by ongoing injustices in Swaziland. These include the current crisis engulfing the Swazi judiciary, the conditions of political prisoners such as PUDEMO President Mario Masuku, Human Rights Lawyer […]

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ACAS News @ACASNews on Twitter

By | May 2015

Follow Association of Concerned Africa Scholars ACAS on Twitter @ https://twitter.com/ACASNews    

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ACAS Review: Tribute to Terence O. Ranger

By | April 2015

April 8, 2015  Tribute to Terence O. Ranger (29 November 1929 – 3 January 2015) View PDF:   Tribute to Terence O. Ranger (29 November 1929 – 3 January 2015) View PDF: An Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS) Tribute to Terence O. Ranger (29 November 1929 – 3 January 2015) Compiled by Timothy Scarnecchia, […]

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Call for tributes: Terence Ranger

By | January 2015

Terence Ranger was a giant of African Studies, active in support of African liberation, and long-term advocate for asylum rights. If you knew him, or were touched by his work, please consider sending us a reflection or remembrance; and by all means share this call with colleagues and faculty.  The Association of Concerned African Scholars […]

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ACAS receives 2014 African Studies Association Public Service Award

By | November 2014

The Association of Concerned African Scholars (ACAS) is honored and delighted to receive the 2014 African Studies Association Public Service Award, which was delivered at the ASA awards ceremony held on the evening of Saturday, November 22nd 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (see  http://www.africanstudiesassociation.org/news/445-announcing-the-2013-african-studies-association-award-recipients-2 ) Co-chairs Terri Barnes and Peter Limb received the award on behalf of […]

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ACAS Membership Form 2014-2015

By | November 2014

Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS) Membership Form 2014-2015 (ACAS will not share your personal information with any other organizations or persons)   Name__________________________________________________________________________________________   Affiliation_____________________________________________________________________________________   Address_______________________________________________________________________________________   City______________________State_______________________________Zip______________________________   Phone #:_____________________________________E-Mail:_________________________________________   Africa Activist Scholarly and Country Interests:___________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________   May we forward your scholarly and activist interests to the press as […]

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ACAS Statement on US Reactions to the Outbreak of Ebola in West Africa

By | November 2014

ACAS Statement on US Reactions to the Outbreak of Ebola in West Africa 29 October, 2014 The Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS) urges that all Americans and their public representatives and organizations support the efforts to eradicate Ebola in the West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and adhere to scientific standards […]

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