Welcome to the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) Membership Site

ASWAD is a not-for-profit organization of international scholars seeking to further our understanding of the African Diaspora, that is, the dispersal of people of African descent throughout the world. We do this through conferences and symposiums, as well as through publications. We also look for ways to share our work with students and the general community. All who share these interests are welcome to join ASWAD. By joining ASWAD you will be informed of all the Association’s activities and initiatives, and be eligible to participate in ASWAD conferences and governance. You will also have access to any conference papers made available on the ASWAD main website. To see the main website click ASWAD HOME.

Join ASWAD today and:

  • Receive a 2-year membership, unlike the annual membership of most academic organizations
  • Help sustain ASWAD’s conference, education, and outreach activities
  • Receive a free online subscription to the Journal of Africana Religions (for individual members only)
  • Advertise your publications on the ASWAD listserv and website

ASWAD individual memberships are valid for 2 calendar years (Jan-Dec), regardless of the date joined. Members joining or renewing anytime in 2016 and prior to conference registration in 2017 will be eligible to register at the members-only discount rate.