New Academic Consortium Will Oversee the Publication of the Journal African Arts

AfricanArtsThe 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.

Related Articles


  1. There are approximately 1.030 billion people in 53 countries on the continent of Africa who are mainly black and brown people.

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Alcorn State University Recruited for Federal Student Pathway Program for Careers in Public Service

The Pathway Public Service Program was established in 2019 to develop the next generation of diverse, qualified, and motivated public health servants. Over the past five years, the program has hired over 100 student interns.

Five Black Scholars Selected for New Faculty Positions

The five Black scholars who aer taking on new roles are Khadene Harris at Rice University in Houston, Nakia Melecio at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Bettina Drake at Washington University in St. Louis, Arlette Ngoubene Atioky at Goucher College in Maryland, and Kandi Hill-Clarke at the University of Memphis.

Getty Images to Preserve Digital Photo Archives at Delaware State University

Currently, Delaware State University's photo archives contain thousands of photographs taken over the course of the university's 133 year history. Thanks to a new partnership with Getty Images, those images will be digitized and made available on

Porché Spence Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Advancing Diversity in Ecology

Dr. Spence currently serves as an assistant professor of environmental studies at North Carolina A&T State University. Throughout her career, she has developed several educational programs geared towards introducing students of color to environmental science fields.

Featured Jobs