Drew Starling received a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

Wed, 04/25/2018

Drew Starling received a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship for Doctoral Research Abroad for 2018-2019.  The Fulbright will provide funding for research for his dissertation, entitled, "'Theological Quarrels and Wars of the Pen': Jansensism, the Rise fo Mass Media, and the Fall of the Old Regime," in France next year. 

His committee is: Prof. Sophia Rosenfeld (advisor), Prof. Roger Chartier, Prof. Alan Charles Kors, and Prof. Joan DeJean (French and Francophone Studies).

 

Emma Teitelman was awarded a Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Tue, 04/24/2018

Emma Teitelman, was awarded a Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in American History at Cambridge University, UK, beginning in October 2018. The fellowship runs from 2018 to 2021.

Five Graduate Students Receive Penfield Dissertation Research Fellowships for the 2018-2019

Thu, 04/19/2018

 

Phillip Mogen: “Unstable Histories, Uncertain Presents: Rethinking the Past and Recognizing the Present during the British Civil Wars, 1638–1660”

Committee: Margo Todd (advisor); Roger Chartier; Antonio Feros; Peter Stallybrass

Four History Department received Dissertation Research Fellowships

Thu, 04/19/2018

 

Dissertation Research Fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year

Juan Pablo Ardilla-Falla: “Enthroning the Constitution: Colombia's Early Experiences of Citizenship and Nation, 1808-1830”

Professor Emeritus Steve Feierman Elected as a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Tue, 04/17/2018

Steve Feierman is a newly elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  A great honor and well-deserved!

Professor Eiichiro Azuma receives two fellowships for the 2018-19 Academic Year

Mon, 04/16/2018

 

Eiichiro Azuma who received a Taiwan Fellowship (sponsored by the Republic of China's Ministry of Foreign Relations) as well as a Japanese Foundation Research Fellowship.  

 

Ph.D. Candidate Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship

Wed, 03/14/2018

Robert Hegwood, a PhD candidate in our program, who has been awarded a one-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies!

In his time there, Robert will be working to develop his dissertation, entitled "The Social Foundations for Growth: Nikkei Brokers and Japan in the Global Imaginary, 1930-1965," into a book manuscript.  Robert’s committee is: Prof. Fred Dickinson (supervisor); Prof. Eiichiro Azuma; Prof. Siyen Fei; and Prof. Eugene Park.

 

Ph.D. Candidate Accepts Tenure-Track Position

Mon, 02/05/2018

Beeta Baghoolizadeh, a PhD candidate in our department!  Beeta has accepted a position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies at Bucknell University. 

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Mon, 04/16/2018

Ayelet Brinn received an Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2018-2019!  Ayelet’s dissertation is entitled “Miss Amerike: The Yiddish Press’s Encounter with the United States.”  (She presented a chapter of it at the Graduate Colloquium just today, in fact!) 

Her committee is: Prof. Beth Wenger (advisor); Prof. Kathy Peiss; Prof. Kathryn Hellerstein (Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures); and Prof. Tony Michels (University of Wisconsin-Madison) 

CLIR Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Mon, 04/16/2018

Drew Starling received a CLIR Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources for 2018-2019. The fellowship will allow him to travel to Paris, Utrecht, Leuven, Washington D.C., and Chicago over the course of the next year.

Drew’s dissertation is entitled: “’Theological Quarrels and Wars of the Pen’: Jansenism, the Rise of Mass Media, and the Fall of the Old Regime.”  His committee is: Prof. Sophia Rosenfeld, Prof. Roger Chartier, Prof. Alan Charles Kors, and Prof. Joan DeJean (French and Francophone Studies).

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