English Professor Raouf Mama has been awarded a Master Erasmus Mundus Maclands Fellowship for 2011-12. Master Erasmus Mundus Maclands is a European university system that offers a two-year master's program in Cultural Landscapes. It provides training for students from all over the world. Each year Master Erasmus Mundus Maclands awards four research and teaching fellowships to scholars from a pool of international applicants. Professor Mamas received the award on the basis of his record as a writer and a scholar with research interests in the African Oral Tradition; Connections between the African Folktale Tradition and the Folktale Traditions of the Caribbean; Folktales as a Multicultural Teaching Tool; and Storytelling and Healing.