The Department honored the winners of the 2013 Undergraduate Awards at the year-end Ice Cream Social in the Medieval Garden on Wednesday, May 8th. Awards were given for best essay, best blog, and outstanding graduating senior.
Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Fraterrigo has been awarded a Research Support Grant from the Schlesinger Library to work in the National Organization of Women (NOW) Papers at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
Elliott J. Gorn, Joseph A. Gagliano Professor of Urban History at Loyola University Chicago, has been elected to the Society of American Historians. Gorn is among a small and select number of authors to be nominated this year by the Society.
Kyle B. Roberts, Assistant Professor of Public History and New Media, has been awarded the 2013 Justin G. Schiller Prize for his essay, “Rethinking The New-England Primer,” by the Bibliographical Society of America.
Congratulations to Ed Englestad, Michael Polowski, and Dylan LeBlanc for being awarded highly competitive Provost Fellowships for the coming academic year
Every year the Women and Leadership Archives gathers invites young scholars to present their research in areas of women’s and gender history.
Through the generosity of the CAS Dean’s Office, the History Department is able to offer seven fellowships a semester (fourteen for the year total) to History undergraduates to undertake HIST 398 internships at selected local cultural institutions in the 2013-14 academic year.
Congratulations to PhD candidates Steven Catania, Anthony Di Lorenzo, John Krenzke, and Peter Kotowski who have won highly competitive fellowships for the coming academic year.
Graduate Student Dan Ott has won the 2012 Everett E. Edwards Award from the Agricultural History Society.
Professor Stephen Schloesser and graduate student Joshua Wachuta reflect on using social media to reach audiences interested in Catholic history.
Elliott J. Gorn, an internationally recognized scholar, award-winning undergraduate teacher, and the Joseph A. Gagliano Professor of American Urban History, talks about his scholarship.