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Tsitsi Ella Jaji

Helen L. Bevington Associate Professor of Modern Poetry
English
Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708
304D Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Spring 2024 Semester:

Tuesdays 12:00 - 3:00 pm  

Selected Grants


New Directions - Musicology

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation · 2021 - 2024

National Humanities Center Fellowship

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Humanities Center · 2018 - 2018

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Duke Endowment Fellowship · 2017 - 2018 National Humanities Center
NEH Schomburg Center Scholar-in-Residence · 2016 - 2016 New York Public Library
Mary I. Bunting Fellowship · 2012 - 2013 Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study, Harvard University
Racial Inequality Research Grant: Double Consciousness: Perspectives on Composition in Black Music and Poetry · 2022 PI · Duke Office of Provost

External Relationships


  • Art Institute of Chicago/Centre Pompidou
  • Mellon Foundation
  • Sparks and Wiry Cries song festival
  • University of Ghent
  • University of Wisconsin

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