The Society of Research on African Cultures (SORAC) welcomes you to its Web site. Among other things, SORAC promotes scholarly research on all aspects of African civilization (history, societies, cultures, economy, etc.), as well as a fruitful exchange of ideas among Africanist scholars worldwide. The organization frequently organizes various africa-reated activities and events, including international conferences, panels & roundtables, guest speeches, film festivals, and cultural events, among others. SORAC also publishes scholarly research on Africa in the form of books, academic journals and the like.To learn more about SORAC, please click one of the links below:

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SORAC 2010
International Conference
"Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Africa: History, Myths and Realities"


October 7, 8 and 9, 2010
Montclair State University
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Also Available

SORAC Journal of African Studies
Volume 3, Fall 2005. Details...

SORAC Journal of African Studies
Volume 2, November 2002. Details...

SORAC Journal of African Studies
Volume 1, April 2000. Details...


Images of Africa: Stereotypes & Realities.
Edited by Daniel M. Mengara (Africa World Press, 2001)

- Preface by Molefi K. Asante.
- Contribution by Martin Bernal, author of
Black Athena.
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