INTERNATIONAL FACULTY SEMINAR
The 2013 UNCF/Mellon Faculty Seminar took place July 5-17, 2013. The Seminar was held in the city of Salvador, in Bahia, Brazil. Faculty representing Bennett College, Clark Atlanta University, Huston-Tillotson University, Johnson C. Smith University, Rust College, Spelman College and Tougaloo College were selected as participants in this Seminar. Faculty from the Instituto Cultural Steve Biko and Universidade Federal da Bahia also participated. The theme of the 2013 Seminar, facilitated by Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Institute for the Study of Latin America & the Caribbean, University of South Florida, was “Afro-Aesthetics in Brazil…and Beyond: Exploring Transnational Blackness and Beauty”.
2013 UNCF/Mellon International Faculty Seminar Participants
- Dr. Rosângela Costa de Araújo, Universidade Federal da Bahia
- Dr. Georgene Bess Montgomery, Clark Atlanta University
- Dr. Veta Goler, Spelman College
- Dr. Kristie Lipford, Tougaloo College
- Dr. Rosalee Martin, Huston-Tillotson University
- Dr. Karla McLucas, Bennett College
- Dr. Sharon Raynor, Johnson C. Smith University
- Dr. Marco Robinson, Rust College
- Professor Yara Conceição de Oliveira Santiago, Instituto Cultural Steve Biko
- Dr. Al-Yasha Williams, Spelman College
- Professor Blythe Winger, Spelman College
FACULTY RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Eleven members of faculty from five UNCF institutions were selected to receive Faculty Residency grants for the 2013-2014 academic year. Nine faculty completed their residency during the 2013 summer and two will complete their residency during the 2013 fall semester.
Summer 2013 Residency Award Recipients
- Dr. Richard D. Benson II, Spelman College
- Dr. Zengjun Chen, Tuskegee University
- Dr. Marta Dark McNeese, Spelman College
- Dr. Dokubo Goodhead, Spelman College
- Dr. Kim D. Green, Claflin University
- Dr. Peter Hoesing, Claflin University
- Dr. Alaine S. Hutson, Huston-Tillotson University
- Dr. Valerie Ann Johnson, Bennett College
- Dr. Erica Lorraine Williams, Spelman College
Fall 2013 Residency Award Recipient
- Dr. Eleanor J Blount, Tuskegee University
- Dr. Tasha R. Inniss, Spelman College
TEACHING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES
Three Teaching and Learning Institutes were funded for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Fisk University hosted an institute entitled, “Productive Feminist Scholars/Producing Feminist Scholarship”, over the summer.
Paine College will host a Teaching and Learning Institute in the fall entitled, “Expanding the Harlem Renaissance’s Relevance Across the HBCU Curriculum”.
Tougaloo College hosted an institute entitled “From the Millennial to Generation Z: Reimagining Advising and Mentoring in the 21st Century” in July.