Recent News

Historian and scholar Keith Wailoo joins Dr. Anthony Fauci and others as a recipient of the 2021 Dan David Prize, an award endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University.

Risk on the Table: Food Production, Health, and the Environment came out of a joint Davis Center conference/History of Science workshop.

The appointment recognizes distinguished humanities scholars and dedicated teachers from within the University community.

Building on Stone, edited by Angela N. H. Creager, celebrates fifty years of the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies.

Information: A History edited by Ann Blair, Paul Duguid, Anja-Silvia Goeing, and Anthony Grafton
Impagination – Layout and Materiality of Writing and Publication edited by Ku-ming (Kevin) Chang, Anthony Grafton, and Glenn Warren Most
Scorched Earth: Environmental Warfare as a Crime against Humanity and Nature by Emmanuel Kreike
Risk on the Table: Food Production, Health, and the Environment edited by Angela N. H. Creager and Jean-Paul Gaudillière

The History department faculty has voted to approve a proposal from the Undergraduate Program Committee, to revise the requirements for the concentration.

The grants were awarded to Alison Isenberg, Beth Lew-Williams, and Marina Rustow.

Making a Modern Central Bank: The Bank of England, 1979–2003 by Harold James
Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Natasha Wheatley
After the Deportation: Memory Battles in Postwar France by Philip G. Nord
The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700 by Jennifer M. Rampling

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the GHL is continuing to partner with a worldwide network of universities and NGOs to teach history in these challenging times.

The fellowship will support the completion of her book on an Alexander Gardner photograph from 1868 that illuminates an interlocking set of stories about westward expansion during and immediately after the Civil War.

Spring 2021

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The winner of this year's Carter Kim Combe (’74) History Prize for the best second semester junior research paper is Alec Israeli for his paper, “A New Era in the Struggle for Freedom: American Radicals and the Paris June Days of 1848."

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Alamri and Lanzillo are two of five new postdoctoral scholars at the Society of Fellows.

Emily Kern (Ph.D. 2018), Michael Gordin, and Erika Lorraine Milam won awards for their articles and books.

Next semester, we will welcome two new faculty members to the department: Laura Edwards and Edward Baring.

Elizabeth Bailey and Alec Israeli have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

The Dwight D. Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Fellowship supports scholars who study public policy.