http://www.history.upenn.edu/news/index.shtml - Mar 11, 2014 6:45:42 PM - Dec 2, 2004 11:34:51 AM
Sam Casper has been awarded an Advanced Research Fellowship from the American Councils for International Education Title VIII Research Scholar Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State. During 2014 Sam will conduct research in Russia for his dissertation, "The Bolshevik Afterlife: Rehabilitation in the Post-Stalin Soviet Union, 1953-1970."
Kelsey Rice has been awarded a Research and Language Training Fellowship from the American Councils for International Education Title VIII Research Scholar Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State. Kelsey will use the fellowship in Azerbaijan for research on her dissertation, "Crossroads Intellectuals: Enlightenment Societies and Music Assemblies in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Azerbaijan."
Cheikh Babou has won a fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute of Advanced Study) in Berlin for the 2013-2014 academic year, where he will is conducting research on religion and immigration from the France’s former French West African colonies in Europe and North America.
For the third time in a row, the Howard Francis Cline Prize, awarded every 2 years for the best book or article on Latin American Indians, has been awarded to a graduate of the Penn History PhD Program. Congratulations to Laura Matthew, the 2013 prize recipient, for her book Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012). Previous PhD winners of the Cline Prize are Gabriela Ramos (2011) for Death and Conversation in the Andes and Yanna Yannakakis (2009) for The Art of Being in Between. All three were students of Professor Nancy Farris.