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American Anthropological Association names award after Professor Bennetta Jules Rosette

We are pleased to announce that the American Anthropological Association has created an award in Professor Bennetta Jules Rosette’s  name.  The graduate research paper in Africanist Anthropology is now designated as the “Bennetta Jules-Rosette Graduate Paper in Africanist Anthropology.”  The paper award will be given annually at the meetings of the American Anthropological Association.  The award winner will receive an honorarium of $500.00 for the best paper.  Two honorable mentions will also be named each year.  The focus of the award is on papers in border studies, semiotic analysis of social and cultural change in continental Africa, African Diaspora studies, and cultural analysis of the media and social change in Africa and African Diaspora.    If you are interested in applying for this, the next deadline for award submission is Friday, June 1, 2012.  Applicants may self-nominate or be nominated by their graduate mentors.  All applicants must join the AAA and the Association for Africanist Anthropology (AFAA), which is a section of the AAA.   Applicants must also plan to present their papers at the annual AAA meetings.

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