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Volume 57,
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Summer 2024

2022 Impact Factor: 0.3 
2023 Google Scholar h5-index: 8
ISSN: 0001-9933
E-ISSN: 1937-2108

African Arts presents original research and critical discourse on traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, the journal has reflected the dynamism and diversity of several fields of study, publishing richly illustrated articles in full color, incorporating the most current theory, practice, and intercultural dialogue. The journal offers readers peer-reviewed scholarly articles concerning a striking range of art forms and visual cultures of the world’s second-largest continent and its diasporas, as well as special thematic issues, book and exhibition reviews, features on museum collections, exhibition previews, artist portfolios, photo essays, contemporary dialogues, and editorials.

Looking for older African Arts issues? Volumes 1 - 39 are available here on JSTOR


Editorial Consortium

UCLA: Marla C. Berns, Carlee S. Forbes, Silvia Forni, Erica P. Jones, Peri Klemm

Miami University, Ohio: Jordan Fenton, Matthew Rarey, Joseph Underwood, Sarah Van Beurden, Kristen Windmuller-Luna

University of Florida: Álvaro Lúis Lima, Nomusa Makhubu, Fiona Mc Laughlin, Robin Poynor, MacKenzie Moon Ryan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Lisa Homann, Priscilla Layne, Carol Magee, David G. Pier, Victoria L. Rovine

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