Ato Quayson is “Academic of the Year”!

Ato Quayson, GSA member and immediate Past President of the African Studies Association, has been selected by Brittle Paper as their ‘Academic of the Year’ for “his use of social media to bring scholarly ideas about literature to mainstream audiences” through his “Critic.Reading.Writing” Youtube channel, launched in July 2020. Professor Quayson has said that the…

Jennifer Hart is the winner of the 2020 Boahen-Wilks Prize

Jennifer Hart, Associate Professor of History at Wayne State University, is the winner of the 2020 Boahen-Wilks Article Prize! This is the citation from the Prize Selection Committee, presented by Nana Yaw Sapong during the ceremony at the (virtual) GSA Business Meeting on 22 December 2020: “For the 2020 prize, we received nominations from history,…

CFN for the 2020 Boahen-Wilks Article Prize

About the prize The Boahen-Wilks Outstanding Scholarly Article Prize is awarded by the Ghana Studies Association to recognize scholarship that best exemplifies the rigor, innovation and interdisciplinary nature of Ghana Studies. The prize is named in honor of two pioneering scholars—Albert Adu Boahen and Ivor Wilks. The Boahen-Wilks Prize is open to journal articles and…

Critic.Reading.Writing with Ato Quayson

If you are searching for intellectual content that (mostly) has  nothing to do with Covid, subscribe to the YouTube channel Critic.Reading.Writing. The channel, created by GSA member and current President of the African Studies Association, Professor Ato Quayson, speaks to the relevance of humanities through an exploration of literature, as well as film, history and…