Ronald Radano earns a Berlin Prize Fellowship

Ronald Radano, a professor of African Cultural Studies and Music, has been named a 2018-19 Berlin Prize Fellow, the American Academy in Berlin announced. The professor will analyze colonial-era African recordings in Berlin’s Ethnographic Museum. 

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Fahey, Thomas-Greenfield, Chazen to receive UW-Madison honorary degrees

A groundbreaking atmospheric scientist, a brilliant U.S. diplomat and an esteemed businessman and philanthropist will be awarded honorary doctoral degrees at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in May.

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Tejumola Olaniyan in The Guardian: Does Blank Panther solve Hollywood's Africa problem?

Cinema has long reduced Africa to a faraway land filled with wild animals, wars, poverty and AIDS – but perhaps this new Afrocentric epic will put an end to the cliches

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Reginold Royston joins the iSchool

Reginold Royston joined the Information School faculty as the Anna Julia Cooper Postdoctoral Fellow with a joint appointment in the Department of African Cultural Studies. He begins teaching as an assistant professor this fall.

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A path unlocked by language

For Kevin Barry, learning Yoruba while earning a degree in International Studies and certificates in African Studies and Global Cultures has proven to be a ‘golden key’ to a career that’s taken him from Nigeria to New York and beyond.

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