We are currently reviewing all submissions and are not accepting further submissions at this time.


The conference consists of four weekends of talks, workshops, papers, panels, and performances; most events will be virtual. These dates include:

September 24–26, 2021              October 29–31, 2021

February 11–13, 2022*                 April 22–24, 2022

*February 11–13, 2022, is co-hosted by the Boston University African Studies Center and is specifically geared towards content related to Africa for pre-K–12+ educators.

Please click here to read the full call for engagement prior to submitting a proposal.

When submitting a proposal, please indicate your availability since we will integrate accepted proposals into the weekend events. Registration to attend individual events will open in late August. To sign-up for notifications, register for the conference mailing list.