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Celebrating Student Excellence


Honor Society Nominations, Fellows Programs

43rd Annual NCBS Conference
March 6th-9th, 2019

The DoubleTree by Hilton - New Orleans


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Voice of Black Studies Blog
Thursday, April 30 2015

 

39th Annual Conference Award Recipients

Los Angeles, California

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sankore Institutional Award
For Outstanding Institutional Achievement in Africana Studies
University of Miami

Presidential Award
Leslie Alexander (The Ohio State University)

 Anna Julia Cooper & CLR James Award
For Outstanding Scholarly Publication in Africana Studies
Richard D. Benson III (Spelman College)
Author of Fighting for Our Place in the Sun: Malcolm X and the Radicalization of the Black Student Movement 1960-1973

 

Mary McLeod Bethune and Carter G. Woodson Award
For Outstanding Service in the Promotion of Social Responsibility in Africana Studies
 
Patricia Reid-Merritt (The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)

 

Paul Robeson & Zora Neale Hurston Celebrated Elder Award
For Outstanding Leadership and Service in the Promotion of African Humanity
Munashe Furusa


Student Essay Awards

 

Undergraduate Students

 

1st Place

Eli Washington

Furman University

Life is Drag: Gender Performativity and Subaltern Public in RuPaul's Drag Race

Faculty Advisor: Cynthia King

 

2nd Place

Peace and Love El Henson

University of California, Berkeley

Race, Class and Gender: The Implications of School Disciplinary Systems

on African American Girls and Boys

Faculty Advisor: Nikki Jones & Na'ilah Nasir

 

3rd Place

Linsey Eldridge

University of Pittsburgh

Rural Prisons, Urban Inmates: Mass Incarceration as Economic Growth Faculty

Advisors: Michael Tillotson

 

Graduate Students

 

1st Place

Crystal Webster

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

The Rhetoric of Childhood: Representation of Black Children in Narratives of Enslavement

Faculty Advisor: Manisha Sinha

 

2nd Place

John Kennedy

Purdue University

“All Clumps of People Turn Out to be Individuals on Close Inspection": Zora Neale Hurston and the Politics of Individualism

Faculty Advisor: Caroline Janney

 

3rd Place

Olivia Young

University of California

Malleable Flesh: Black Female Artists and the Performative Potential of Visual Distortion

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Leigh Raiford and Dr. Brandi Catanese


Honor Society Inductees

Claire Vilain, Lincoln University

Corissa Perry, Dominican University

Daviel Byrd, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Jan Holston, Bethune-Cookman University

Jonathan Parnell, Dominican University

Justin Thorton, Domincian University

Khyeria Ferguson, Dominican University

Maurice Simon, Purdue University

Quinn Porter, Dominican University

Sierra Jordan, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Tyler Pitts, Purdue University

Udochi Nancy Nwoko, Dominican University


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