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Study funded by SSRC: Sinfree Makoni

Dr. Sinfree Makoni and his colleague Dr. Bassey Antia (University of the Western Cape, SA) received a grant from SSRC for their project "Humor as a Semiotic Resource: Coping with Covid-19 Stress in Africa".

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC), in partnership with the Henry Luce Foundation and with the support of the Wenner-Gren, Ford, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur, and William and Flora Hewlett Foundations, has awarded 62 Covid-19 Rapid-Response Grants for projects from across the social sciences and related fields that address the social, economic, cultural, psychological, and political impact of Covid-19 in the United States and globally, as well as responses to the pandemic’s wide-ranging effects.