N.D.B. Connolly will soon become a co-host of the national radio program and podcast BackStory with the American History Guys which brings historical perspective to current events. You can read more about BackStory at The Hub, VFH News, and the BackStory Radio’s website.
News & Announcements Archive
The History Department congratulates Sara Berry, who has been honored with the 2016 Distinguished Africanist Award from the African Studies Association for a “lifetime of distinguished contributions to African Studies”. Congratulations, Sara!
The History Department extends its congratulations to Franklin Knight, Gabe Paquette, Tamer el-Leithy, and Richard Kagan: To Franklin Knight, who has just been awarded the Premio Internacional prize from the Fundación Fernando Ortiz, one of Cuba’s leading cultural institutions, in recognition of his work on African American studies and slavery. To Gabe Paquette, who has just been named […]
Associate Professor N.D.B. Connolly has won an award from the Southern Historical Association for his latest book, "A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida."
Professor Tobie Meyer-Fong will be running a workshop addressing issues related to material culture in Qing China at Johns Hopkins University, September 22-23, 2016, titled “Thinking Through Things in Qing China.” Workshop participants will consider special and everyday engagement with objects (via consumption, production, possession) by way of topics including, but by no means limited to, […]
Congratulations, alumna Teresa Cribelli, on your book “Industrial Marvels and Mechanical Forests” which should be coming out soon!
Congratulations to alumna Ting Zhang (Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, College Park) for receiving an ACLS/Luce Post-Doctoral Fellowship in China Studies!
Congratulations to History graduate student, Joe Wallace, winner of this year’s Butler Prize for best first year paper, for “TOO BIG TO GAOL: Insolvent Debtors on the Move in Maryland, 1786—1805”; and undergraduate History major, Anna Davis, winner of this year’s Kouguell Prize for best undergraduate thesis, for “Instrument of Empire: Logwood and the Making […]
Congratulations to Amanda Herbert (PhD 2010, Assistant Professor at Christopher Newport University). Amanda recently accepted a position as Assistant Director at the Folger Institute in Washington, D.C.!
Congratulations to Jeremy Fradkin who has been awarded an SSHRC Fellowship for next year!