|Islamic Africa - New Online Journal: Call for Papers|
Islamic Africa is a new peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal published online by Northwestern University Press in collaboration with the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA) at the Program of African Studies of Northwestern University. See their call for papers or visit their website for more information. Submissions should be sent electronically in both Microsoft Word and PDF formats to: Gianna Mosser , The Managing Editor of Islamic Africa.
|Tombouctou News - Calligraphic Africa Lunch time conversation series|
Date posted:Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th floor Oppenheimer Institute Bldg
It is my pleasure to invite you to the first in a series of lunch time conversations to be hosted by the Tombouctou Manuscripts Project. The Project is now located at HUMA (Institute for Humanities in Africa). The series, entitled 'Calligraphic Africa: on the means and ends of writing" is intended as a platform for the discussion of writing cultures and book history on the continent. The first set of talks will be held on Tuesdays throughout April and May.
We begin on Tuesday 12 April with a talk entitled "Western Calligraphy: dead or alive?", presented by Leesette Turner of the Cape Friends for Calligraphy. Snacks will be provided.
Please see the attached document.