History of Art and Architecture

Ph.D. Student Yannick Etoundi Awarded Cogut Doctoral Certificate Fellowship

Ph.D. student Yannick Etoundi was recently selected for the Cogut Collaborative Humanities Doctoral Certificate, as well as the Cogut Doctoral Certificate Fellowship.

Yannick EtoundiThe Cogut Collaborative Humanities Doctoral Certificate "advances forms of inquiry through teaching models and student practices that experiment with group presentations, collaborative online discussions, co-authored seminar papers, and other forms of intellectual partnership." 

The Cogut Doctoral Certificate Fellowship "supports graduate students at any stage of their pursuit of the Doctoral Certificate in Collaborative Humanities. The fellowship relieves students in the second, third, or fourth year of their doctoral program from all teaching duties in their home department."

Etoundi's research interests focus on the Architecture and Urbanism of Africa and in particular, port cities of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean. He is also engaged in questions regarding the restitution of African cultural heritage, the decolonization of public institutions and the memorialization of slavery.