News & Announcements Archive

2023-24 William and Willie Lee Rose Fellowships Awarded

2023-24 William and Willie Lee Rose Fellowships Awarded

The History Department is very pleased to award two William and Willie Lee Rose Fellowships this spring to Halle-McKenzie Ashby and Wesley Sampias.  Halle-McKenzie Ashby will pursue archival work in London for a […]

Lurtz receives a 2023 Catalyst Award

Lurtz receives a 2023 Catalyst Award

Congratulations to our colleague, Casey Lurtz who has been selected as a 2023 Catalyst Award Recipient. Granted by the Office of the Provost, the Catalyst Award “recognizes the work of exceptional […]

Jean Hébrard Graduate Student Fellowship for Summer Research

Jean Hébrard Graduate Student Fellowship for Summer Research

The History Department received a generous gift to endow “The Jean Hébrard Graduate Student Fellowship for Summer Research.”  Starting next year, the fellowship will support the exploratory pre-dissertation research travel […]

2023 Butler Prize awarded to Sheridon Ward

2023 Butler Prize awarded to Sheridon Ward

2023 Butler Prize awarded to Sheridon Ward for her First Year Paper “Lettered Women, Midwives, and Cursyde Calets: Navigating Ways of Knowing in Reproductive Healthcare Practice.” The paper interprets a complex […]

2023 Undergraduate Awards

2023 Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to Holly Nelson, winner of the 2023 Arthur Kouguell Prize for her outstanding senior thesis, “’A Rare Standing Ovation”: Ballet Diplomacy, Russian Myth, and Black Transnationalism in the Dance […]

“Reclaimed” wins two Webby Awards

“Reclaimed” wins two Webby Awards

Congratulations to our colleague, Leah Wright Rigueur, narrator and production consultant for the ABC podcast, Reclaimed: The Story of Mamie Till Mobley. “Reclaimed” (ABC) won two Webby awards: for Best […]

Senior Thesis Dinner

Senior Thesis Dinner

This year, for the first time and thanks to the Dean’s new Faculty-Student Engagement and Enrichment Fund, all of the students who completed a Senior Honors Thesis in the History Department—Hanan […]

Dr. Connolly receives Dr. Frank W. Hale, Jr., Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

Dr. Connolly receives Dr. Frank W. Hale, Jr., Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

Congratulations to Dr. Nathan Connolly on receiving the Dr. Frank W. Hale, Jr., Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE). Dr. Connolly received […]

President Biden appoints Professor Martha Jones to the Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise

Professor Martha S. Jones has been appointed by President Biden to the Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise. Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise The Permanent […]

Leah Wright Rigueur receives for the “Best Host” award at the 2023 Ambies

Leah Wright Rigueur receives for the “Best Host” award at the 2023 Ambies

The Podcast Academy recognized Professor Leah Wright Rigueur with their “Best Host” award at the 2023 Ambies. The Podcast Academy (a group of 1,000 industry executives) awards the Ambies to recognize […]