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PhD student Angela Fortune wins competitive travel grant
Angela Fortune, a PhD student in the LLC program, has won the Fall 2012 President's Research in Diversity Travel Grant. As part of the competitive grant, she will receive $600 to travel to the Literacy Research Association's 62nd Annual Conference, where she will present Rhythmic Writings: A Poetic Pathway for African American Males. Fortune will be joined by co-presenters Ebony Wilkins and Gholdy Muhammad, who are also PhD students in the LLC program.
Each of their papers will appear in the upcoming edited volume The Formation of the Literacy Development of African American Males, Dr. Alfred Tatum's latest volume. It will be published by Teachers College Press.