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Africana Studies Award and publication

I'm excited to find out that I won the Africana Studies Award for best essay for my paper, “The Creation of the ‘Spiritual Black Woman’ Genre Image Through the Strong Black Woman Stereotype.” I wrote the paper for the Comparative Black Feminisms course I took last spring. Although the award is an honor itself, it also comes with a cash prize! Now I must get my 13 page paper down to 8 or 9 pages and then read the whole thing at the reception on February 25th.

BTW, for those interested, I wrote a short article titled,
Super Duper Sexual Spiritual Black Woman: The New and Improved Magical Negro, about the topic for Clarkesworld Magazine.


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Feb. 15th, 2013 06:18 pm (UTC)
Hey, congrats! That's awesome!
Feb. 17th, 2013 05:42 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Nick!
Feb. 15th, 2013 07:17 pm (UTC)
awesome indeed!
Feb. 17th, 2013 05:43 pm (UTC)
Feb. 16th, 2013 03:15 am (UTC)
Congratulations! That's lovely news. And a cash prize is nice, too.
Feb. 17th, 2013 05:43 pm (UTC)
The money is not shabby. Thanks!
Feb. 16th, 2013 04:53 pm (UTC)
Congratulations! That rules :-)
Feb. 17th, 2013 05:44 pm (UTC)
Re: Yay!
Thanks so much!
Feb. 16th, 2013 05:34 pm (UTC)
Congratulations, and thanks for the great link. Your articles have been an invaluable source in my efforts to educate myself on Stuff I Need To Think About.
Feb. 17th, 2013 05:44 pm (UTC)
Thanks, B. Let me know what you think about the article.
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