Awards 2014

Professor Emeritus Patrick Bellegarde-Smith (Africology) was named President of the Haitian Studies Association at their annual conference on November 8th at Notre Dame University.

Associate Professor Anika Wilson (Africology) was awarded the Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize from the American Folklore Society. The prize recognizes “superior work on women’s traditional, vernacular, or local culture and/or feminist theory and folklore.” Dr. Wilson was awarded the prize for her 2013 book, Folklore, Gender, and AIDS in Malawi: No Secret Under the Sun.

Graduate student Patrick Delices (Africology) was awarded UWM’s Study Abroad Diversity Scholarship, which he will use for research & study in Cuba during UWinteriM.