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2017 Summer Institute Application

Below is a list of the 2017 Summer Institute courses. Please select a first and second choice in both the morning and afternoon. We will make every attempt to accommodate student requests.

 

Part I: Course Selection (Required Section)

 

Morning: 9:30-11:00 a.m.


Prof. Grace Sanders Johnson (Africana Studies): Love, Anger, Madness: History, Memory and Silence in Haiti

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Prof. Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw (History of Art): Africana Art History

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Prof. Krystal Strong (Graduate Education): Vanguard or Vandals? The Politics of Youth in Africa

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Please select your number one choice for the morning session


Please select your number two choice for the morning session


Afternoon: 12:30-2:00 p.m.


Prof. Guthrie Ramsey (Music): The Serious Work of Musical Play (Or Why Adele Deserved Her Grammy)

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Prof. Dorothy Roberts (Law, Sociology & Africana Studies): Race, Science and Society

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Prof. Quayshawn Spencer (Philosophy): Philosophy of Race

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Please select your number one choice for the afternoon session


Please select your number two choice for the afternoon session



Part II: Background (Required Section)

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Part III: Background (Non-required Section)

Provision of the following information is completely voluntary and answering or declining to answer the questions will not have any impact on our admissions decisions. This information will be used to evaluate our recruitment efforts and to facilitate making room assignments.

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If Mixed-race or Other, please specify:
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Were either of your parents born outside the United States?
If yes, please tell us where your parent(s) were born
School attending at the University of Pennsylvania:
Do you plan to attend the Pre-Freshman Program?

Part IV: Your Motivations (Required Section)*

Please discuss (100-150 words) why you would like to participate in the Center for Africana Studies Summer Institute for Pre-Freshmen.
If you have any questions, please call or email:
(215) 898-4965
afrc.summerinstitute@gmail.com