Africana Research Center welcomes 2018-19 postdoctoral, dissertation fellows

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s Africana Research Center (ARC) recently announced its three postdoctoral and three dissertation fellows for the 2018-19 academic year and held its orientation on Aug. 21. The program supports early career scholars and junior faculty who conduct research centered on or related to Africa and the African Diaspora and assists them in establishing themselves in academia.

The ARC Fellows are typically housed in departments within the College of the Liberal Arts. During their residency, fellows have opportunities to showcase their research and scholarship, as well as to engage with noted scholars in their respective fields. The fellows have no teaching or administrative responsibilities, allowing them undistracted time to focus on research and publication, as…

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