Benjamin Bernard Receives Honorable Mention for Gregory Sprague Prize
The Gregory Sprague Prize (American Historical Association) recognizes an outstanding published or unpublished paper, article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, and/or queer history completed in English by a graduate student in 2020 or 2021.
Ana Sekulic *20 Wins Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Prize
Her dissertation, "Conversion of the Landscape: Environment and Religious Politics in an Early Modern Ottoman Town," was praised for its "imaginative and sophisticated exploration of Muslim-Christian interactions in the early modern Ottoman Balkans."
New Book Out from Professor William Chester Jordan and Dr. Randall Todd Pippenger *18
Tales of a Minstrel of Reims in the Thirteenth Century
Introduced by William Chester Jordan
Annotated by Randall Todd Pippenger
Translated from Old French by Samuel N. Rosenberg
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