The Ghettoizing Debate: Africa, Africans and African Studies
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
with Merle Bowen, Bill Martin, Christine Root, David Wiley, Philip Curtin, Keletso Atkins, John Higginson, Atieno Odhiambo, William Martin, Thomas Spear, Christopher C. Lowe, Joseph E. Harris, Robert J. Cummings, Janet J. Ewald, Clifton Crais, Denise K. Magner, Barbara Alpern Engel, James Jankowski , Susan Kingsley Kent , Michael West, David Johnson, Micere Githae Mugo, Edward A. Alpers
Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Contents: Letter from ACAS Co-Chair • In Memorandum: Jean Sindab, Former ACAS Co-Chair • Ghettoizing African History • Letters to The Chronicle of Higher Education • Debate in African Studies: Black Scholars Create a New Caucus to Push for a More Central Role in the Field • Letter to The Chronicle of Higher Education • African Studies Association Board Letter • ASA Roundtable on "Ghettoizing African Studies": • "Summary Report of Ghettoizing African Studies? The Question of Representation in the Study of Africa," a Roundtable held at the 38th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, November 4, 1995 • "Panel Introduction: Ghettoizing African Studies? The Question of Representation in the Study of Africa" • "Drawing a Curtin on African Studies" • "Response of Philip D. Curtin on 'Ghettoizing African History'" • "Affirmative Action in African Studies" • ACAS Membership Form • The newsletter discusses Howard Wolpe, sanctions, National Council of Churches General Secretary Joan Campbell, Programme to Combat Racism at the World Council of Churches, Environmental and Economic Justice/Hunger Concerns, the National Council of Churches, the Jesse Jackson presidential campaign, the King Center for Non-Violence, Rainbow Coalition, UN Council for Namibia, UN Center against Apartheid, the UN Institute for Namibia, the Peace Development Fund, the Third World Women's Project of the Institute for Policy Studies, the African Studies Association (ASA), Philip D. Curtin, Melville Herskovits, the African Heritage Studies Association, the Washington Office on Africa, African Americans, the first Pan-African Conference, and the African National Congress (ANC).
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root