The Making of a Humanities Scholar

Carnegie Corporation of New York
Publication Date:
20 April 2020
Uganda, Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Religion

Sr. Dr. Dominica Dipio is a professor at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, where she heads the Department of Literature. She draws from her experiences as an expert on African cinema to explain the cultural significance of the humanities in the development of STEM, and what it means for Uganda's future. In 2009, Prof. Dipio was awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship as part of the African Humanities Program (AHP), which seeks to stimulate the growth of a robust humanities community in Africa. Administered by the American Council of Learned Societies, AHP receives philanthropic support from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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