http://www.history.upenn.edu/news/index.shtml - 07/29/15 16:01:00 - 12/02/04 11:34:51
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."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."
Tue, 06/09/2015Tamara 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."
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."
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.
Claire Pogue Kaiserhas been awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus. She will be conducting research in Tbilisi (Georgia) for her dissertation, "Lived Nationality: Policy and Practice in Soviet Georgia, 1945-1978."Tue, 05/05/2015
Adam Goodman has been appointed Assistant Professor of History and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago, to begin in fall 2016. In 2015-16 he will hold the Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Southern California. Adam's dissertation, under the supervision of Professors Thomas Sugrue (advisor), ...
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.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.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...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."
Anwar Akrouk was awarded the Frederick W. Meier, Jr. Phi Beta Kappa Thesis Prize for his paper "The Last Jihad: How Language Trumped Religion in the Late Ottoman Empire."