Institute Announces New Fellows In African And African-American
Sept. 15, 1999 -- The University of Virginia's
Carter G. Woodson Institute for African and African-American Studies
will introduce its 1999-2000 fellows and visiting scholars and their
work on Wednesday, 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
non-competitive visiting scholars program accepts applicants interested
in the field of African-American and African studies during the
spring and fall.
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 fall 1999.
one-year postdoctoral fellowship carries a stipend of $25,000.
Woodson Postdoctoral Fellow is Rosanne M. Adderley, a doctoral student
in history at Tulane University. Her research topic is "Middle Passage
Voices: New Stories and Insights from the Nineteenth-Century Slave
President's Postdoctoral Fellow is Gregg Michel, a doctoral student
from the University of Virginia, researching "The Consultative Resource
Center on School Desegregation at the University of Virginia, 1967-1981."
two-year pre-doctoral fellowships carry $15,000 stipends. The pre-doctoral
fellows and their research topics are:
Adrian T. Gaskins, a doctoral candidate in American studies at the
University of Minnesota, "Colonization or Colonialism? African-Americans
in the Philippines, 1898-1918"
Joseph R. Hellweg, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University
of Virginia, "Dozoya: Hunting Ethics in Ivorian Civil Society"
Rolland D. Murray, doctoral candidate in English at the University
of Chicago, "Beyond Macho: Fiction, Black Masculinity and Black
Lindquist Dorr, doctoral candidate in history at the University
of Virginia, "Messin' White Women: White Women, Black Men and Rape
in Virginia, 1900-1960"
the year, the fellows will make presentations about African and
African-American studies research findings in a series of discussions
more information about the fellowships and visiting scholars programs,
visit the Woodson Institute of African and African-American Studies
website: http://www.virginia.edu/~woodson or contact Scot
French, assistant director of the Woodson Institute at (804) 924-8889
or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katherine Jackson, (804) 924-3629