Thinking with technologies and material culture in medieval europe
Pamela O. Long, of the National Humanities Center. Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies. Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge, 12:45PM.
Plutopia: the production of nuclear families and nuclear disasters in the atomic cities of the soviet and american arms raceDr. Kate Brown, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Faculty and Graduate Student seminar.
LL 802, 5:00-7:00pm
Dr. Michele Bachelet:
The former President of Chile (2006-2010), and current Under-Secretary-General and Executive Directory of UN Women will speak at Fordham University
Sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies
We welcome Dr. Durba Mitra who joins the department as Assistant Professor in South Asian history.
We also welcome Dr. Christopher Dietrich, Assistant Professor of U.S. Foreign Relations.
Fellowships and prizes
Dr. Wolfgang P. Mueller: won a Marie Curie Senior Research Fellowship from the European Commission and the Gerda-Henkel Stiftung in Düsseldorf, Germany. It offers funding for two years of study (2013 and 2014) at the Leopold Wenger Institut für Rechtsgeschichte, University of Munich, Germany.
Dr. Daniel Soyer: City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York (Deborah Dash Moore, general editor, NYU Press 2012), the three-volume set of which volume 2, The Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Age of Immigration, 1840-1920, Dr. Soyer co-wrote with Annie Polland, has won the Everett Family Foundation Award for Jewish Book of the Year from the Jewish Book Council. The Emerging Metropolis was a finalist for the JDC-Herbert Katzki Award for Writing Based on Archival Research, also from the Jewish Book Council.
Dr. Elizabeth Penry: named an International Cooperating Researcher of the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan, (2012-2014) for a collaborative project titled “State, Community and Identity in the Modern Hispanic World: A Study of the Resettlement Policy in Spanish America.”
Dr. Rosemary Wakeman: named EURIAS Senior Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences in 2012-2013.
Dr. Richard Gyug: received a 2010-12 grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada as co-investigator of Monumenta Liturgica Beneventana
Dr. Thierry Rigogne: named Kluge Fellow at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress (September 2011-April 2012); Grolier Club Fellowship in the History of the Book, 2011-12.
Dr. Wolfgang Mueller: The Criminalization of Abortion in the West: Its Origins in Medieval Law (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012)
Dr. Elaine Forman Crane: Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011).
Dr. Christopher Maginn: William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State (Oxford University Press, 2012)
Dr. Silvana Patriarca & Lucy Riall, eds: The Risorgimento Revisited. Nationalism and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Italy (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012)
Dr. Asif Siddiqi: Into the Cosmos: Space Exploration and Soviet Culture (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011).
Dr. David Myers: Death and a Maiden: Infanticide and the Tragical History of Grethe Schmidt (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2011).
Dr. Michael Latham: The Right Kind of Revolution: Modernization, Development, and U.S. Foreign Policy from the Cold War to the Present (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011).
Dr. Saul Cornell: "A Well-Regulated Militia: The Second Amendment as History and Myth,"
Cornell College's Kollman Lecture. April 3.
Dr. Cornell spoke on the Second Amendment, gun regulation and its history.
Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski: "New Perspectives on Town and Country," Medieval Academy of America Annual Conference Presidential Address. April 6, 2013.
Dr. Paul Cimbala: has been appointed to the editorial board of The Georgia Historical Quarterly.
Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski: named the North American representative to the Scientific Committee of the Datini Institute in Prato, Italy
Dr. Asif Siddiqi: named to the MIT Space Policy and Society Research Group which produced a report on the space program for the incoming Obama administration.
Graduate Student Awards and Publications
Ryan Keating: appointed Assistant Professor of History at California State University San Bernardino
Brandon Gauthier: selected for the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program to study Korean at Chonbuk National University in Jeonju, South Korea for the summer of 2012.
Richard Hresko: awarded a fellowship from the Economic History Society to participate in its Researcher Development Initiative training at the University of Manchester (UK), Nov. 28- Dec. 1, 2012, where he will also present a paper on 'Iron and Steel for the Medieval English Arms and Armor Industry.'
Samantha Sagui: won the Institute of Historical Research’s 2012 Pollard Prize for her paper "The Hue and Cry in English Towns." The IHR is a member of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London. The prize includes fast-track publication in IHR’s journal, Historical Research. She also won the 2012 Shallek Award from the Medieval Academy of America, was awarded a 2011-12 Fordham Alumni Dissertation Fellowship, and also received an NACBS Dissertation Travel Grant for her dissertation, "Law, Order, and the Development of UrbanPolicing in Late Medieval England."
Nathan Melson: won the Birgit Baldwin Fellowship in Medieval French History from the Medieval Academy for 2012-2013; awarded a 2011-12 Bourse Jeanne Marandon Fellowship from the Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d'Amérique for his dissertation, "Franciscan Identity and Saintly Economy in Late Medieval Marseille, 1248-1483".
Patrick Hege: received a 2011-12DAAD Dissertation Research Fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service for his dissertation,"Colonizing the Metropole: Dar es Salaam, Race, & German Architecture".
Louie Dean Valencia García: awarded a 2011-12 grant from the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture & United States' Universities for his paper, "Truth, Justice and the American Way: Pluralism, Youth and Supermán in Franco's Spain".
Louie Dean Valencia-García: "Truth, Justice and the American Way in Franco's Spain." In The Ages of Superman: Essays on the Man of Steel in Changing Times. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2012)