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FF-10033-70

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD 21218-2625)
Philip Curtin (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 University of Wisconsin, Stanford University, Howard University and Johns Hopkins University, 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 University of Wisconsin under direction of Philip Curtan, who will help plan study programs, guide during course of study, etc. NEH fellows will have full access to library facilities, auditing privileges and all services normally accorded postdoctoral students. University of Wisconsin provides interdisciplinary coordination among scholars, scientists and students interested in study of Africa. Excellent library facilities, acclaimed scholars in the field of broad range of courses make University of Wisconsin excellent place for postdoctoral Afro-American studies. Funds for $7500 for each fellow: David D. Brit (Wabash College), Eugene Blair (Niagara University). $4000 cost of education allowances.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Special Fellowships Programs

Division:
Fellowships and Seminars

Total amounts:
$19,000 (approved)
$19,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1970 – 6/30/1971