Simon Gikandi and Chika Okeke-Agulu recognized by British Academy for their contribution to the humanities
By Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications
Simon Gikandi, the Robert Schirmer Professor of English and chair of the Department of English, and Chika Okeke-Agulu, professor of art and archaeology and African American studies and director of the Program in African Studies, have been elected corresponding fellows of the British Academy, in recognition of their contribution to the humanities. Gikandi is the former director of the Program in African Studies; Okeke-Agulu, the current.
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