Congratulations, Rem Raj.
On 3/24/17, Ademola Dasylva <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear All, join me in congratulating a dear colleague and friend in the
> Department of English, a Poet, literary critic, theorist and the immediate
> past Dean of Arts, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, for emerging as one of the
> four recipients of 2017 edition of the Alumni Award.
> This is a well deserved laurel in recognition of your profound scholarly
> contribution. Keep up the good work, brother.
> Aderemi Raji-Oyelade, a professor in the Department of English, University
> of Ibadan, has been announced as a winner of the Humboldt Alumni Award 2017
> for Innovative Networking Initiatives.
> The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to four Humboldt Alumni
> Awards per year to promote innovative networking initiatives of alumni of
> the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's fellowship and award programmes. It
> is designed to support initiatives not covered by the Foundation's existing
> sponsorship and alumni programmes, and to promote academic and cultural
> relations between Germany and the Humboldt Alumni's own countries and
> strengthen their collaboration in the respective regions.
> In a statement by Dr. Enno Aufderheide, the General Secretary of the
> Foundation, "This award shall give you the opportunity to implement your
> proposed networking initiative as well as contribute to support sustainable
> academic and cultural relations between Germany and your home country, and
> to strengthen the regional alumni network. I would like to offer my
> congratulations on this exceptional achievement."
> Raji-Oyelade's award-winning project is entitled "Postproverbial Africa:
> Building a Corpora of Wits in Texts, Media and Performance", a
> trans-national initiative which brings African scholars in the humanities
> together with the ultimate aim of contributing to the body of modern and
> radical proverbs which are created mainly in urban communities almost all
> over the African continent.
> The Humboldt Alumni Award ceremony will take place in June 2017 during the
> Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's Annual Meeting in Berlin. Funding for
> the award is being provided by the German Foreign Office.
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B.A.,First Class Honours (English & Literary Studies);
M.A., Ph.D. (English Language);
M.Sc. (Legal, Criminological & Security Psychology);
Professor of Cultural Semiotics & Stylistics,
Department of English,
University of Ibadan.
Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies,
University of Ibadan.
Personal Blog: http://udude.wordpress.com/
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