Three African American Scholars Who Have Stepped Down From Their University Posts


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Kofi Agawu, the Hughes-Professor of Music at Princeton University, has been conferred the title of professor emeritus. He first joined the Princeton faculty in 1998. He briefly left the university during the 2006-2007 academic year to teach at Harvard but returned to Princeton the following year. His research spans the disciplines of music scholarship to encompass music theory and analysis, music history, and ethnomusicology. He is the author of several books including Playing With Signs: A Semiotic Interpretation of Classical Music (Princeton University Press, 1991) and The African Imaginatio...