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Book Prize

December 5, 2016

Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu won the African Studies Association Herskovits Prize for his book Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in 20th-Century Nigeria.  The Melville J. Herskovits Award is an annual award given by the African Studies Association to the best scholarly work (including translations) on Africa published in English in the previous year and distributed in the United States. This is the most prestigious prize in any discipline pertaining to African studies, with award winners going back to the 1960s.