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June 12, 2013
Vanessa Ogle was awarded a Kluge fellowship for 2013-2014. Kluge fellowships are funded by the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, and applications are reviewed by the NEH. Up to ten fellowships are awarded yearly.
Noria Litaker received a fellowship from the Fondazione Lemmerman to extend her dissertation research to the Vatican Archives. She spent the last year as a fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service, studying "catacomb saints" in early modern Bavaria. She can now pursue her quarry to their native habitat, the catacombs of Rome.
Xu Lu’s research paper, Good Women for Empire: Educating Overseas Female Emigrants in Imperial Japan, 1900-1945, won the 2013 Asian American Studies Graduate Student Prize for Excellence in Research.
was awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. She is writing a dissertation on "Bodily Harms: Rape and the Political Meaning of Violence in the Age of Human Rights."
Zain Lakhani was awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship .
Sarah Rodriguez was awarded a Marguerite B. Hamer Editorial Fellowship at the McNeil Center.
Noor Zaidi was awarded a Doris Quinn Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
Rachel Guberman won a Penn Urban Studies dissertation completion fellowship. Rachel is finishing her dissertation on “The Real Silent Majority: The New Metropolitan Politics in the Rocky Mountain West." She is currently a visiting scholar at Cambridge University.
April 30, 2013
Michael Katz has been elected a member of the American Philosophical Society, one of the highest intellectual honors in the United States.
Emily Merrill and James Ryan were selected as Penn Humanities Forum Graduate Fellows for the 2013-14 Academic Year. The theme is "Violence" and will be under the direction of Professor Karen Beckman (Art History).