13th Conference: Moi University, Nairobi (Kenya)
Kenya National Theatre
July 8-10, 2021
Theme: Transitions, Transformations, and Translocations in African Oral Traditions and (Re)imagined Boundaries
Keynote speakers: Professor Tom Mboya (Moi University, Kenya) and Professor Domitien Nizigiyimana (University of Burundi)
12th Conference: University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State (Nigeria)
Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan
July 10-12, 2018
Theme: Oral Literatures and Festivals in Africa and the African Diaspora: Tradition and Globalization
Keynote speakers: Professor Ebiegberia Joe Alagoa (University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria) and Tal Tamari (CNRS)
Conference proceedings: Please urgently contact Prof Ademoya Dasylva (firstname.lastname@example.org)
11th conference: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (USA)
Pugh Hall, University of Florida
May 25-28, 2016
Theme: Memory and Remembrance in Africa and the Diaspora
Keynote speakers: Professor Toyin Falola (University of Texas, Austin) and Sandra Bornand (CNRS)
Conference proceedings: Afrika Fokus, vol. 32, no. 1, 2019.
10th conference: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny
June 11-15, 2014
Theme: Oral Literature and Education
Keynote speakers: Esi Sutherland-Addy (Institute for African Studies, Ghana) and Anne-Marie Dauphin-Tinturier (independent researcher).
Conference proceedings: Nordic Journal of African Studies, vol. 25, no. 3&4, Special Issue 2016.