Ebony Coletu and Kendra Field are the 2016 Boahen-Wilks Prize Winners

The GSA Boahen-Wilks Article Prize recognizes and highlights scholarship on Ghana that demonstrates rigor, innovation, and dynamism.  For the 2016 prize, we received a total of 11 submissions that included both self-nominations and a few external nominations.  We were pleased to receive papers from history, anthropology, art history, sociology, political science, international relations and safety…

Carina Ray wins AHA prize for book, “Crossing the Color Line”

Carina Ray is to be awarded the Wesley-Logan Prize in African Diaspora History by the American Historical Association (AHA) for her book Crossing the Color Line: Race, Sex, and the Contested Politics of Colonialism in Ghana (Ohio Univ. Press, 2015). “The AHA offers annual prizes honoring exceptional books, distinguished teaching and mentoring in the classroom,…

Meet the 2016 GSA Research Grant winners

This year’s GSA Research Grant program was the most competitive yet, with 18 applications from University of Ghana, University of Cape Coast, and the University of Development Studies. GSA thanks reviewers David Owusu-Ansah, Rebecca Shumway, Lloyd Amoah, Gretchen Bauer,  Cyrelene Amoah-Boampong and Nana Akua Anyidoho. Here are the winners: Joana Kwabena-Adade  is a PhD candidate…