Congratulations to Dr. Keon Pettiway!

Keon Pettiway successfully defended his dissertation on May 24. Keon's dissertation, "'A New African in the World': A rhetorical study of Kwame Nkrumah’s visual strategy for shaping postcolonial nationhood," is a theoretically sophisticated, well-researched study of administrative portraiture of Nkrumah and the crucial role such portraiture played -- and continues to play -- in constituting post-colonial, …

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1st CRDM Dissertation Award and CHASS Dissertation Award Nominations

This year, the CRDM program nominated two dissertations for the CHASS Thesis and Dissertation Award: Fernanda Duarte and Molly (Hartzog) Storment. In addition, the CRDM committee decided to implement a new Annual CRDM Dissertation award, to be chosen among the program’s nominees for the CHASS Dissertation Award. There were several excellent nominations, and this year, the committee chose the Dissertation of Fernanda Duarte to be the …

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