Z’étoile Imma

Aaron Smith | March 29, 2016

Z’étoile Imma, an assistant professor of English at Notre Dame, has received a prestigious Ford Foundation fellowship in support of her research in South Africa on 20th-century activist Simon Nkoli.

Imma is one of 116 top scholars to receive an award through the foundation’s fellowship program, administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies. The program seeks to increase diversity among university faculties, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who use diversity as a resource for enriching education.

Imma’s research focuses on gender and sexuality in African and African diaspora literature and film, and many other areas in between.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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