The Department of Africana Studies Congratulates the Class of 2020 Africana Studies Undergraduate and Graduate Award Recipients
Sophia Lindner, C'20 (Africana Studies and Sociology)
Africana Studies Honors Thesis Title: "Effects of Tourism Decline on Afro-Cuban Navigation and Perception of the Entrepreneurial Cuban Tourism Economy"
Advisors: Chenoa Flippen and Roquinaldo Ferreira
Sophia was also awarded the Best Paper in Sociology: "Through Their Eyes: Revisiting the First Great Migration to Philadelphia – A Digital Exhibit." SOCI 660, Exhibiting Black Bodies, Tukufu Zuberi.
Awarded to an Africana Studies major or minor who has distinguished themselves academically, intellectually and in the area of leadership.
Imani Davis, C'20 (Africana Studies)
Sonari-Nnamdi Chidi, C'20 (Africana Studies)
"Black Muslim Freedom Dreams: Islamic Education, Transnational Migration, and Mobility."
Advisors: Vivian Gadsden and John L. Jackson, Jr.