Specific topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
Humanities and Arts including literature (written and/or oral), Visual Arts (Painting, Design, Crafts, Photography, Sculpture, Drawing, Film, Video), Performing Arts (Music, Dance, Theater)
Social Sciences including Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, History, Religion and Spirituality
Sciences including Health Sciences, Medical Apartheid, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, and Sciences in general
Architecture, Urban Planning, Sustainable Design
International Laws and Regulations including Human Rights, Land Issues, Resource Issues, Immigration, International Trade and Finance, International Relations, World Institutions, International Aid, The United Nations, NGO's
Recurring Annual Themes include Teaching Africana Studies, Documenting Africana World, Mass Media and Africa, Migration and Diaspora, the Future of Africana Studies
Special workshop sessions on "Teaching Africa" for both public and private school teachers and student teachers will be one of the highlights of this conference. We encourage teachers and prospective teachers to submit proposals. In addition, on Friday, April 3, NYASA will hold a workshop for public school teachers (K-12) on strategies for including Africa and its Diaspora in the curriculum.