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Title: ACASA newsletter newsletter of the Arts Council of the African Studies Association
Alternate Title: Newsletter
Physical Description: v. : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: African Studies Association -- Arts Council
Publisher: The Council
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Publication Date: Fall 1982
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Subjects / Keywords: Arts -- Periodicals -- Africa   ( lcsh )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 2 (winter 1982)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. designation dropped with no. 3 (spring 1983).
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General Note: Vols. for Aug. 1992- include Directory of members: addendum.
General Note: Latest issue consulted: No. 34 (Aug. 1992).
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SOF IM AFRICANN- nT DIES AOCIAION -
ntiune 1 uMber FaIl 102

-:i Director & President (to Annual Meetinq 1.984): Roy Sieber
".:'" Direcor & Presient oro tem (to A.M. 1]34) Paula Ben Amos
,Director,(to A.M. 1084): Henry Drewal
S "Past President" (to A.M. 1984): Merrick Posnansky
*::: Directors" (to A.M. 1.983): Warren D'Azevedo
Susan.Voqel
--.- Herbert Cole
... .,. Secretarv/Tr.easurer'. (to P. M. _M-: 84): Arnold n : iin
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-On.- behalf-:of thea-"Cali fnrnia-Working Group, the.. National .Sttc inr _.-
S....' Comm nttee, the- Executive B.oard and thef-entire oiembers.ip of ACA.s., T wi h
t-.t:: t thank Johrn:'ovey- and Mike Lofchie of Afr ican. Arts and UCLA's* Africanr-
tii C etu nter for their. sustained assistance through- staff suoport cand ,;;:
.help wi th production and- ostage-costs: -- in rim ninq the organization into .
"- being; :Don ~ Cosntino, Exeutive- Secretary, .SA,. also gave i.Leful'adv.ic ate '
several stages in .our deliberations.- Nit ?jarcoopome acted as mrn clerical
S and- secretary i~laassisttant. As Chair. of the "California orkingqGrnno" ind..
;% thofNa tiona.l Steering. Committee,. I wish to, thank the memhers.-of thsY;-se
commfttees- for- t-he time and: energy tfie~i invesied- Final-ly, the comment.;- -.
and sugestiontiof those colleagues who too- part- in: the prelim irarv
"brainstorming" sessions held in Bloomingtorn- Iowa-..City,- and Los Anqeles.,
Share ratefullwleged
S-- Arnol bib, Sbi ecretarv/t measure

-s 7". t --5 18, n.,,e' have. a totaFo F 54 Daid-p members, inclu' inq n .
.- : in~nmber. f.. .,'fLTl-I ist. of: members wi 1t be included in. t h-n ex'-.
-ss ie-th CA.-- Newslette,. to be nbhlished- after the JOP2 Anntrs$:-':l-
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Thuridav 4 November.
9 O. A TNG, 9 am. 3 nm: ACA.A. President Sie'er and.
S"S. creta-..'rceasue-er rSihbin will meet with the Board to discuss the terms and :-
Sco.nd iii'~ln; f .'ASA's aFFil nation with A (see below).
.ORN *IT PAl:fF T; amrn -noon -
Co -- iie of test Africa: Their Archaeology and Early Histocrr.
'": ioe!ri;- "TcIntosh, Sucanrt McIntosh
S..-- .'- 1'Iftrcn' ~o q~o, .Astronomy_ and VWbld. View. -C. Susan Blier -

57 M 0. .~'C -he .'*d ia in Aft ica. :- CTBennetta Juies-lbsette- -

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R.NINC PANELS,. 9 11 am-
... AFfTROSN PANELS, 1 -3 3 m.
1.. Brassworking on-- the Benue: Ther Search for Connections. C: Sidnerw
Kasfir, Arnold Rubin
15. The Role of Museums in Promoting Cross-Cultural Understanding: Cases,
:': Critiques and Comments. C: Amina Dickerson.. . .......

Saturday 6 November.
,.;: MORNIM: PANES, 9 11 amn.
AFTERNOON PANE:S, 2 4 mn:
./10 ..Africa and the West: Cultural Linkages. C: Warren Robbins. .:
na 7 Novemer. .
S MORNIrf PANELS, 9 11 am:
10 African Music -inr Dance. C. Doris .cGintv- --
i 11. Apparel and Accessories Expressing .Status :in.Niqeria:. Four Cases-'
"." Studies. C: Jo.nnp Eicher.
..-MIDDAY- PATEF ., i am- -. cm:-.
-.;: '5.. Pre-Colonial. African Technoloqy.-. C' Christopher Ehret -
11. Approaches to ClassifvingQ Sculptural Styles. C: Christopher Roy. .
.AGE E A .E.E.. "-
;t ic-f^- 4 November, 3 --5 pl, :Capitol Hiltonj-,'rcnkto. he annourcerd-
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.'.Afl. iation with ASA. -
"-..?-. '.~cOr-ound: On.Tr83,/82" SecretaryA/Treasure, Rubin .met-with Don.
.~ .--_ .;-:- ..: Executive- etar.y.-ASKE -fo6r-_-prel.imihary-discussions in thy -;
areaje5t ino- of5iseg & that incorporate on as ar independent td,-. nroon-prof n i.
or--ganiation -would -Invbj feesKf: a-lease $250,.,plus- regular consultation
S: wit lawyer and- accontanht-.' Hapointed; out that ASA has provided& shelter
S.:- -Te tts. non idoffiustatus' for-.various-.'interest-r.oupe", (omers-
- airs;, Ac-h ive-s/t ihr-ar ies Cbnmifitteeci: Outreach- Comtriftttee) -and wa.s?--
-onfidrnt -that s imiiJ shelter could he provired'ACASA; -indeed, he felt
tl-h.-t the AS, .3-arrc- would try in Pvery-'.rayt to he supportive of and
-': s ,nonEive-t ou- J nP.eg. irrorder to--avoid -a divisiori- of energies. ---.in;- .
art icula;, exforTiati~j mof the arts and humanities -- at this crucial stace --
.q n:--I.::". n the evolution of AFr ican Area Studies:. Using the Archives/Librar i
C -:- omm. it tee- a -mode-,, the following areas were blocked: out for discuss ion
S-:. between ACASA and the: ASA- Board ((Thursday 4 November, 9 .amn).- As provided
for 'n its pve-Maws' AkASA will -,
1. elect its. own officers; ..
'. Collect i -s rwn rlues:: .
..issue its rwn newsletter;: arid:; ,. -; .' .
.- A..--' h. hold- i ts nnnual M"le ing inr conjunction iith the Annual .
_. - :.- ,Meeftin_ of th ASA. .
-. .. --:provi'e a convenient slot on- the- progranof. its Annual ".lt inq r :f
:'-AnnualI Meetinqgr ACAS will assist the AS-.Annual Meeting Program '
.-''screen i ng prorrisal s for panels, avci con f.flicts, an- sch'du l ng
s. worklshrpst.....i. Swill nrowi.4x es.sto its journals .for i
.1uii4M.tibaiot S ArAl'-s ruteaf notices upo tc. 1h requested by the.Exect-tive.- t
AA ill orovi taff support 'for the -production andrmaili:ng oP'-.


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the ACTASA Newsletter,, with costs to be met from ACASA dues.:
Cosentino further suqqested that Rubin contact Chair., Archives/Libraris
Cttee. for quirlance in negotiating ACASA's relationship to.ASA. '--


2. Triennial Synposium on Traditional African Art, schedule- for 4 8
April 1983, Norman, Oklahoma. (Background: Information from Chester Cowen,
Program-Chair. to the- effect that call for papers will go out sometime
around 23 September, with details also-available at the Washington meeting.
A:-total of nine panels, are planned, with a 1 December deadline- for:
submission of paper proposals. If you do not receive the mailing: and will.
not be in Washinqton," write Chester R., Cowen,. African Art Prtoqr'.ms,
Continuing Educat-ion & Pub]. ic Service,- University of- Oklahoma- ;1700: Asp-
Avenue,., Norman Ckla., 73069.)


3' Other, rnatters- '
;. (Proposals should: be submitted to- Professor Roy- Sieber,
.: 5831 Walnut St~,. Apt 24 Pittsburgh, PA- 15232-: bh 15
'; order to be cons sidered for- list ing- on agenda. -..


: attachments: -:-
1. ACASA- 1y:-lwgt .
-2 Announcemnt,, Smithsoniran- institution: SearcK- for: Di:
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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Annnaement No. MPA-EX-04-82
Opening Date: August 5, 1982

Closing Date: September 30, 1982


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NATIONAL MUSEUM OU AFRICAT4. KAR

Applications are invited;for the-positionof Director of the National;: .
Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. This_
position is.excepted by statutefrom. the Federal competitive service and
S may be filled at the GS-16 bor'17 level equivalent in the Federal excepted
Servicee: The scheduled: salar- for this: position ranges from $54,755'to
$72,694,- but is. currently- limited by statute;to $57,500 per annum.

.. ;hThe Director of: the MationaL.Museum of African Art--is responsible to.
the Secretary of the Smi.thsoniian. Institution, through the-Assistant Secretary
S;i2:;- for History and Art,' for carrying out th. Museum's Congressional mandate in.-
:.-'- concert with policies adopted-by -the Institution's- Board of Regents-. The
National Museum-of African-Art,; incorporated-into the. Smithsonian by~act-
Sof Congress--in 1979,. functions as a public. museum for: the exhibition:and.
., studyrofthe -traditional arts of Africa~., The Museui supports -an- active : -
--. program. of. special exhibitions and- live- performances;- research-, publication,
--i- education, and: public: service proj.ects;-and related supporting efforts in
Conservation, photograph e.-ribrarxy and archival work. The: Museum actively- ~-
p ursues- the- acquisitolon~'Q ie objects fot. its.collection- which presently :-
-.-'tot~.ls over_7,OO__ item aind perates- with an annual budget-from all sources
o'--f over' $1 million. '' -

-. The, maaj;r responsibilities- of this- position-include the formulation--
Sand'. execution of basic policy-and long-range plans for the growth, care-
S .- a_.d exhibition of the Museum's collection; the encouragement and general
supervision of professional staff activities, including research, education,
;. an- publication projects.;,; the formulation and administration of Federal and
Trust Fund budgets and, employment plans; and provision of strong intellectual
S : : leadership, vision and management necessary for excellence in all. aspects
-' of the.-Museum's work., In addition,- the Director will be responsible for
. overseeing the programmatic aspects, of a major construction project, a portion
of which is to provide new- and -greatly enlarged space for the Museum on the
S National- Mall-. .:-.. -: .

: ---.'."-'-, -" gi1. these responsibilities, the Director will work closely--'
ctivelywith-the' s ff- of the Museum, with the Museum's advisory
,, .. '.- .. ommssY6--.wih-the Smithsoi'ff'-s: National Museum of- Man,; and with the,.
- -.- en ad nisaioi.o-the-SmLthsoian- Institution, and must be abe to-
S:'. :.-,-rep^ '^e^^n se .arc the' rtitution effectively- in.dealing with the-
-. 'bogres- the public, U.S. Government agencies, professional organizations,
scholars, artrdealers, officials of African governments, and others.


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i-- ile. recognizing that different individuals Ian-bring. tr:thi positio-
differing- combinations ofspersonal qualities, talents,, and- experience, the .
Search Committee wil. be -lookinglaparticularly for:evidence of 1) proven.;: "- .
-' ,;ability in- providing administrative. direction and, leadership for art organi -
S- i.-- nation of at' least corparable5-size and complexity, 2) a close working faami-
: liarity- with. the unique- opportunities and problems, museums present as- a .::'-
".-.'. special forn of~cultural institution,. 3) scholarly attainment in African- art.
with an appreciation for and understanding of its aesthetic. forms, and 4)
experience in dealing with- the types of widely varying publics.the; Museumx -
relies upon botl here and abroad..- :

S-Applicatibos, including; a completed. CiviL Service Forn 171.-(Personal
Qualifications Statement- as.'supplemented by a concise written summary of.
S- experience -:trai~ning-and persdnar.-achievements- which=. speaks tcH-the--foum.. --
qualifying criteria noted above-, should be.-submitted-by September- 30,. 1982,.
to- the following address:-
-. .- : Smitlisonianr Institutionzr '..-;
Office f Personnel. Administration.
-: -:. ATTN: MPA-EX-04-82- ..- : -
S.. "**. :- Arts and Industries- Building-, Room 1410
S- 90%Jeffersol Driver S. I .
.s -hington, Di.C. 20560^ -.

-Forms. 171 may be, obtained by- writing. to the above, address or by
i.nqairing atany Federal-.agency: personne- office. .
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* :_[. '- -- BotfirFederal. and. nor-pederaY applicants' may appFyuunder this announce-':" .
m.ent.: All- applicants will be considered' wtho regard-to..race.- color,.
'g'- :Eligion, sex, national originri poliiica: affiliaitiarry phystcal handicap,. -
~-- '-- or, other non-nmeritf-eason.L. The indivicafls.lectedfEtis position -.
r it- be required- to-. fle;:ac confidentiae-Astateinent' o emp_.i ent..hdif;inanci t
--- ----i;interests, and is.; subject- to- standardapers-onal background c eeK.- For ~
additional information; contact Deanr Ahdetson (202) 35T-1776,. '. -- -

THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION- IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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