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FF-10021-70

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
David Donald (Project Director: 09/01/1970 to present)

Two Fellowships in Afro-American historical, cultural and social studies

Fellowship program designed to give young people of promise just completing professional training opportunity to undertake Afro-American historical, cultural and social studies and to enable them to develop ability to contribute significantly to knowledge of the Negro through teaching, writing and leadership in universities and professions. One of four postdoctoral fellowship programs at Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, Howard University and University of Wisconsin, designed to give young people of promise just completing professional training opportunity to undertake Afro-American historical, cultural and social studies and to enable them to develop ability to contribute signficantly to knowledge of the Negro through teaching, writing and leadership in universities and professions. Two fellowships awarded for one year full-time study in residence at Johns Hopkins under direction of David Donald, who will help plan study programs, guide during course of study, etc. NEH fellows will have full access to library facitlities, auditing privileges and all services normally accorded postdoctoral students. Johns Hopkins University has excellent resources for Black Studies augmented by cooperation with predominantly Negro Morgan State College, which offers advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in Afro-American studies as well as outstanding library sources. Director of Institute of Southern History at Hopkins, David Donald, will head the program, complemented by a renowned faculty in the area of Afro-American studies. Funds for $7500 for each fellow: Leslie Burl McLemore (University of Massachusetts). Remaining $4000 for cost of education allowances.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Special Fellowships Programs

Division:
Fellowships and Seminars

Total amounts:
$47,500 (approved)
$47,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1970 – 6/30/1971