http://www.history.upenn.edu/news/index.shtml - 03/30/15 07:33:21 - 12/02/04 11:34:51
Zain Lakhani was awarded a 2015-16 postdoctoral fellowship from the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard. Zain defended her dissertation, "Becoming Sexual Subjects: Rape and the Political Meaning of Violence in the Age of Human Rights," last fall, and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in History and Human Rights at the University of California at Berkeley. Her thesis committee consisted of Kathy Peiss...
Rachel Guberman, who is completing her thesis on "The Real Silent Majority: Denver and the Realignment of American Politics after the Sixties," was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for the coming year.
The History department is pleased to announce the publication of an article co-authored by Penn History major Kenneth Ginsburg (CAS/Wharton ’14) and the late Professor Michael Katz. The article, “Immigrant Cities as Reservations for Low Wage Labor,” has just been published in the journal Contexts (Winter 2015) and will be freely available online...
The American Historical Association named Roger Chartier the 2014 Honorary Foreign Member, one of its highest distinctions. The Association established the Honorary Foreign Membership in 1886 to recognize historians working outside the United States for their distinguished scholarship and assistance to American scholars working in their country.
Yakov Feygin was awarded a fellowship from the Harvard Joint Center for History and Economics to support research on his dissertation, "Building a Ruin: Soviet Economic Reform and the International Political Economy of the Soviet Collapse, 1956-1993." He will be working in the Bundesarchiv in Berlin.
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet received a fellowship from the Institute for Advanced Study's School of Social Sciences at Princeton for the 2015-16 academic year.
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Matthew Kruer has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Oklahoma.Tue, 12/02/2014
Tom Brinkerhoff's article, "The Experience of Children in Perón's Argentina: Recent Interventions and Future Directions," appears in the current issue of History Compass. You can access the abstract here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hic3.12198/abstractTue, 11/25/2014
Kellen Heniford is this year's recipient of the Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate New Jersey History Award from the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance and the New Jersey Forum. The award recognizes her senior thesis at Princeton, entitled "Free Blacks, Freeborn Slaves, and Bondsmen in a Free State: African American Life and Black Political Action during New Jersey’s Emancipatory Period, c. 1820-1845."Mon, 11/24/2014Mon, 11/10/2014
The American Society of Legal History bestowed its Kathryn T. Preyer Scholar Award on Greg Ablavsky, for his article "Species of Sovereignty: The Law of Nations and the Early American Origins of Indian Law." Greg presented his article at a recent meeting of the Society; an expanded version is forthcoming in Volume 124 of the Yale Law Journal.Sat, 11/08/2014
Vanessa Ogle'sbook manuscript was awarded this year's President's Book Award from the Social Science History Association.
The prize is given each year to the author of a "first book by a beginning scholar." Ogle's book, "Contesting Time: The Global Struggle For Uniformity and Its Unintended Consequences, 1870s-1950s," will be published in fall 2015 by Harvard University Press.Fri, 10/31/2014
Mary Frances Berry was elected an Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History. Election as Honorary Fellow is the highest honor that the Society can confer on a fellow historian. It recognizes a lifetime of scholarly distinction and leadership in the field.Tue, 10/28/2014
The American Historical Association named Roger Chartier the 2014 Honorary Foreign Member, one of its highest distinctions. The Association established the Honorary Foreign Membership in 1886 to recognize historians working outside the United States for their distinguished scholarship and assistance to American scholars working in their country.Wed, 10/22/2014
Ciruce Movahedi-Lankarani received a Foreign Language Area Studies fellowship for AY 2014-15.Wed, 09/03/2014
Ayelet Brinn received the American Jewish Historical Society’s biennial Henry L. Feingold Graduate Student Essay Prize for her paper, “'The Truth About Married Life': B.Z. Goldberg’s Literary Cross-Dressing in the Pages of the Tog.”