The conference organizers are grateful to:

All conference presenters, chairs, discussants and artists.

Our sponsors for their generous support of ‘Ghana as Center’ and also to all GSA members who made donations to the conference.

The secretariat of the African Studies Association for their support, with special appreciation to Jessica Lofgren of the accounts office.

University of Wisconsin Press, publishers of Ghana Studies.

Reviewers of conference abstracts – Kofi Asante, Alison Okuda, Edwin Otu, and Naaborkor Sackeyfio, Nana Yaw Sapong and Jesse Shipley.

Ben Talton for his fund-raising efforts.

Lloyd Amoah, Edwina Ashie-Nikoi, Ebony Coletu, Alison Okuda, Abena Osseo-Asare, Carina Ray and Naaborkor Sackeyfio for their ideas and help in organizing parts of the conference programming.

Jesse Shipley for technical advice and support.

Afia Attrams for help with logistics.

Fred Buame who designed the conference publicity materials and program cover—for free!

Ato Quayson and William Nsuiban Gmayi for volunteering their time and knowledge of Accra for the Sunday tours.

Our enthusiastic team of graduate student volunteers from the University of Ghana: Anita Abudey, Hilda Ackomah Gyamfi, Afua Addae-Sekyi, Victor Agyei-Yeboah, Akua Amankwah, Veronica Dadzie, Dorothy Hammond, Edward Kyei, Fauziyatu Moro and Anita A. Sarpong.

And everyone who contributed in any way to this conference, through your encouragement, enthusiasm and suggestions. Thank you!

The organizers:
Nana Akua Anyidoho
Kofi Asante
Akosua Darkwah
Kobina Graham
Kajsa Hallberg Adu
Mark Obeng
Joseph Oduro-Frimpong
Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang
Nana Yaw Sapong
Victoria Ellen Smith