News

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Tue, 06/30/2015

Paraska Tolan has been awarded a 2015-16 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship for the study of Arabic. 

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Sun, 06/28/2015

William Figueroa has been awarded a 2015-16 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship for the study of Farsi. 

Book History 2015 Graduate Student Essay Prize

Thu, 06/18/2015

The editors of Book History have awarded Elizabeth Della Zazzera the journal's 2015 Graduate Student Essay Prize for her article, "Translating Revolutionary Time: French Republican Almanacs in the United States."

Mellon Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) Project Grant

Thu, 06/18/2015

Kristian Taketomo has been awarded a Mellon Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) Project Grant for his research on "Towards an Urban Future: Density and Development in the Late Twentieth Century."

Leo Baeck Graduate Fellowship

Tue, 06/09/2015
Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg has been awarded a Leo Baeck graduate fellowship for 2015-2016. During that year she will also be a Gruss scholar in residence at the New York University Law Library. She will be working on a dissertation entitled "The Organization of Halakhic Knowledge in the Early Modern Period: Responsa as a Case Study."

Sophia Smith Collection Travel Grant

Fri, 05/08/2015

Tina Irvine has been awarded a travel grant from the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College.  She will be working on her dissertation, "Americanizing Appalachia, 1900-1939." 

General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Research Grant

Wed, 05/06/2015

Natalie Shibley has been awarded a General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Research Grant to support her research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. 

Jewish Studies Program Goldfein Award

Wed, 05/06/2015

Nimrod Ben-Zeev has received a Goldfein Award from the Jewish Studies Program to support his research project, "Hebrew Labor - Arab Bodies, Arab Labor - Hebrew Bodies: Ideologies, the Sense of Touch, and Pain in the Manual Labor of Construction and Citriculture in Mandatory Palestine." 

Humboldt Research Award

Tue, 05/05/2015

David Ruderman has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award.  The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date, to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.

American Association of University Women Fellowship

Tue, 05/05/2015

Tamara Walker has received a fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for 2015-2016, to work on her next project, "Slavery and Seafaring in the South Sea, 1565-1815." During this time, she will be a Scholar in Residence in the History Department at New York University.