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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.

Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy Fellowship

Tue, 05/05/2015

Justin Simard has been awarded a two-year fellowship at the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy (SUNY Buffalo), to begin in fall 2015.  He also received a one-month research fellowship from the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia, which he will use in January 2016.  Justin's...

McNeil Center for Early American Studies Hamer Fellowship

Tue, 05/05/2015

Lori Dagger has been awarded a Hamer fellowship from Penn's McNeil Center for Early American Studies for 2015-16.  She will be completing her dissertation, "Cultivating Empire: Native Nations, Quaker Missionaries, and the Negotiation of American Imperialism in the Ohio Country, 1754-1846."