Africa Agenda partners with DU to study local African Diaspora Community

By Africa Agenda on March 19, 2015

For Immediate Release

 

The Africa Agenda organization is pleased to announce that it was selected as a community partner for an African Diaspora research study involving the University of Denver Public Good Fund.

Under the subject “Contextualizing African/African American Migration and Diaspora Narratives,” the initiator–University of Denver (DU) professor of English Maik Nwosu says the project is “a focused study, not just an abstract theorization on the nature of immigration of the African and African American community in the Denver area.”

Described as The Denver Africana Project, the proposal characterizes the focus group for the research as one that is “often under represented or misrepresented in immigration and settlement studies.”

The research seeks to put the community into proper context and ultimately “present a study that relates this community to the larger Denver community in ways that facilitate real understanding and productive interaction.…

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