African and African Diaspora Studies
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Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) invites scholars working in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities, with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies, to apply for our dissertation fellowship.
DEADLINE: 8 February 2013.
Find more information about the African and African Diaspora Studies Dissertation Fellowship here.
The Amanda V. Houston Traveling Fellowship provides up to $3,000 toward domestic or international travel, including transportation, lodging, meals, and research-related expenses. The award must be used between 1 June and 20 January of the fellowship year to facilitate a research project of between 15 and 20 double-spaced pages.
Click here to view sample proposal.
Feel free to browse through the AADS Newsletter for the 2012-2013 school year. To view past newsletters, click here.
Prof. Young presents at American University of Beirut's Center for American Studies and Research
Dr. Cynthia Young, Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, has been invited to present at American University to discuss her paper entitled "Arab Americans: The New Black."Professor Young's presentation considers the history of Arab American racialization before and after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. To find out more information, click here.
Professor Martin Prof. Summers named National Humanities Center Fellow
This April, AADS History Professor Martin Summers was named as a fellow at the National Humanities Center. The national Humanities Fellowship is awarded to individuals looking to pursue research projects in the Humanities field. Congratulations!
Prof. Rhonda Frederick's article in Eric Walrond: the Critical Heritage
Prof. Rhonda Frederick's article "Genre, Gender and Eric Walrond's Equivocal Transnational Vision," is currently featured in Eric Walrond: the Critical Heritage, edited by Louis J. Parascandola and Carl A. Wade. Rhonda Frederick is a Professor of English and Director of African & African Diaspora Studies Program at Boston College. To view the article, click here.