AfroCROWD to be featured at the 43rd Annual Conference of the New York African(a) Studies Association (NYASA) at Seton Hall University

AfroCROWD to be featured at the 43rd Annual Conference of the New York African(a) Studies Association (NYASA) at Seton Hall University

NEW YORK AFRICAN(A) STUDIES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 
THEME: GLOBAL AFRICA: HUMAN MIGRATION, THE AFRICAN DIASPORA, AND THE FUTURE. 
 
When: April 13 – 14, 2018 
Where: Seton Hall University, NJ. 
400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ  

The 43rd Annual Conference of the New York African(a) Studies Association (NYASA),  being held at Seton Hall University, will gather academics interested in the African Diaspora to disicuss some of the most pressing issues surrounding human migration and Africa. AfroCROWD will present on the benefits of Wikipedia in helping to tell the story of the African Diaspora from the perspective of people of African descent, and the importance of information access. 

Among other topics discussed will be human migration in Africa, its diaspora, and what the future holds for Africa and Africans. The conference will also feature presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions by individuals working with African immigrants. This included those specializing in economic, educational, health, and legal issues. 

The New York African Studies Association (NYASA), founded in 1967 as the SUNY African Studies Faculty Association, is a non profit membership association, incorporated as NYASA in 1975, dedicated to advancing the discipline of Africana Studies. 

As a regional organization, the New York African Studies Association promotes the visibility and advancement of the discipline in New York State and surrounding areas, and offers opportunities for the scholarly and professional development of educators, and enhanced education for community members, leaders and activists. 

Head here for further info:  http://newyorkafricanstudiesassociation.org (also reached via www.nyasa.org ).