News & Announcements Archive


Prof. Kwass Wins Book Award

Prof. Kwass Wins Book Award
Congratulations to Professor Michael Kwass, who has been awarded the American Historical Association’s J.Russell Major Prize for French history for his book Contraband (Harvard 2014).


Prof. Walkowitz Named National Humanities Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Judith Walkowitz, who is the 2015-2016 Donnelly Family Fellow at the National Humanities Center. Professor Walkowitz is currently working on “Feminism and Urban Space in London […]


Prof. Kwass’ Book ‘Contraband’ Wins Prize

Prof. Kwass’ Book ‘Contraband’ Wins Prize
Please join the History Department in offering congratulations to Professor Michael Kwass, whose book Contraband has just won the Kenshur Prize of the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University—now […]


Prof. Connolly Wins Book Award

Prof. Connolly Wins Book Award
Please join the history department in congratulating Nathan Connolly, who has just received the Liberty Legacy Foundation Award for his book A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking […]


Franklin Knight Awarded a Gold Musgrave Medal by the Institute of Jamaica

Franklin Knight Awarded a Gold Musgrave Medal by the Institute of Jamaica
Eight distinguished Jamaicans are to receive the Institute of Jamaica’s Musgrave Award on October 16, 2013, at the Annual Musgrave Medals Award Ceremony. The medals are awarded for achievements in the literary, scientific, and artistic fields. One of two gold Musgrave Medals will be presented to Prof. Franklin Knight.


Angus Burgin’s New Book Receives Awards

Angus Burgin’s New Book Receives Awards
Prof. Angus Burgin's new book, The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets since the Depression, received the Merle Curti Award for Intellectual History from the Organization of American Historians, and the Joseph J. Spengler Prize for the best book on the history of economics from the History of Economics Society.