Carter G. Woodson
Institute for African and African-American Studies will introduce
its 1999-2000 fellows and visiting scholars and their work Sept.
29 at 4 p.m. in Minor Hall room 225. A reception will follow in
room 108. The University community and public are invited to attend.
institute's residential research fellowships, which bring recipients
from across the country, are awarded in an annual competition.
The fellowships are designed to help participants complete projects
leading to publication in the humanities and social sciences which
focus on race, ethnicity and society in Africa and the Atlantic
visiting scholars program accepts applicants interested in the
field of African-American and African studies during the spring
M. Krus from the University of Leiden, Netherlands, a visiting
Fulbright Scholar researching "History as Memory in Caribbean
Women's Writing," is the Institute's visiting scholar for
Woodson Postdoctoral Fellow is Rosanne M. Adderley, a doctoral
student in history at Tulane University. She is researching "Middle
Passage Voices: New Stories and Insights from the 19th-Century
Slave Trade." The one-year fellowship carries a stipend of
fellowship, sponsored by the President's Office, goes to Gregg
Michel, a doctoral student from U.Va., researching "The Consultative
Resource Center on School Desegregation at the University of Virginia,
pre-doctoral fellowships, carrying $15,000 stipends, also have
been awarded to four students.