The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has joined a consortium of higher education institutions that will share editorial oversight and provide financial support for the journal African Arts. Other members of the consortium are the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Florida, and Rhodes University of South Africa.
Scholars at each of the four universities will be responsible for one issue of the quarterly journal each year. The team at the University of North Carolina will include Carol Magee, an associate professor of art; David Pier, an assistant professor in the department of African, African American, and diaspora studies; and Victoria L. Rovine, an associate professor of art.
African Arts was established at UCLA in 1967. It is distributed by MIT Press.