Awards and Honors, Fall 2019
The following faculty and students in the Department of Africana Studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, received awards or special recognition this semester. Here are notes and images.
Amadou Sall received the 2019 Ready for the World Award
Kevin Hales (pictured with Aleigha Welshan) delivered the keynote address at theNational Society of Collegiate Scholars ceremony and received honorary lifetime membership.
Nanette Rodgers, pictured with Vice Chairs Dawn Duke and Bertin Louis, celebrated 25 years of service with UT May 11, 2019.
Dawn Duke, chair of the Africana Studies program (center), presented a paper at the Department of History and Philosophy, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados and PANAFSTRAG—January 12-15, 2016. The broad theme for the inaugural colloquium was “Heroes and heroines of the back to Africa movements, Pan Africanism, African nationalism and global Africanism: Their philosophies, activities and legacies.”
Africana Studies major, Admiral Schofield joins the NBA on the Washington Wizards.