|CALL FOR PAPERS|
CALL FOR PAPERS
|Be a part of
this historic event
First Conference on Afrocentricity on the African Continent!
July 29 - 30, 2005
Cotonou, Republic of Benin
A large number of Afrocentric-minded scholars, from the Diaspora and the Continent, will assemble at the University of Benin in Cotonou in July 2005 to discuss the critical importance of Afrocentricity for the on-going project of African Renaissance and true decolonization. Areas to be explored include, but are not limited to, questions of debt and reparations; legacy of slavery; relationship between the Continent and its Diaspora; conceptual and mental empowerment; economic empowerment; African history and historiography; epistemology, education, religion and spirituality, aesthetics, ethics, communication; etc.
Send abstract (include name, affiliation, academic title, title of paper, main purpose of paper) of 150 words or less on a disk by January 15, 2004 to one of the conveners: