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    ACLS Fellow Rian Thum presented his research on Islamic China at the 2018 ACLS Annual Meeting 

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African Humanities Program Dissertation Fellows


Through fellowship competitions, regional workshops, and peer networking, the African Humanities Program provides support to the humanities in five African countries, including Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The centerpiece of the program is the distribution of fellowships to African scholars in these countries for work on dissertations, research projects, and scholarly manuscripts. Dissertation awards are listed below; also see postdoctoral awards. The program is supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Read more about this fellowship program.

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Mariam Adepeju Abdulraheem-Mustapha
Mariam Adepeju Abdulraheem-Mustapha|Abstract

Public Law, University of Ilorin - Juvenile Justice Administration in Nigeria and the Regulatory Framework on the Rights of the Child

Chukwuma Onyebuchi Okeke
Chukwuma Onyebuchi Okeke|Abstract

Lecturer I, Linguistics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka - Cognitive Domains of the Sense Relations in Selected Igbo Verbs

Mohammed Ayodeji Ademilokun
Mohammed Ayodeji Ademilokun|Abstract

Assistant Lecturer, English, Obafemi Awolowo University - A Multimodal Semiotic Study of Selected Political Rally Discourse of 2011 Election Campaigns in Southwestern Nigeria

Mutiat Titilope Oladejo
Mutiat Titilope Oladejo|Abstract

Doctoral Student, History, University of Ibadan - Ibadan Market Women and Politics, 1900-1995

Nkiruka Jane Nwafor
Nkiruka Jane Nwafor|Abstract

Nnamdi Azikiwe University - The Imperatives of Visual Activism in the Works of Two Contemporary Nigerian Female Artists, Nnenna Okore and Lucy Azubuike

Eunice Omolara Olarewaju
Eunice Omolara Olarewaju|Abstract

English, Obafemi Awolowo University - Critical Investigation of Gendered English Usage in Nigerian Newspapers

Jeremiah Nwankwegu
Jeremiah Nwankwegu|Abstract

Graduate Assistant, Languages & Linguistics, Ebonyi State University - Microparametric Syntax of Interrogatives in Igbo Dialects

James Zotto
James Zotto|Abstract

Assistant Lecturer, History, University of Dar es Salaam - A History of the Lake Nyasa Border Dispute between Tanzania and Malawi