Anne Berg, Philip Deloria, Gabrielle Hecht and Nancy Rose Hunt among winners of Global Midwest project grants.
Dena Goodman will hold the Dibner Distinguished Fellowship in the History of Science at the Huntington Library during 2015-16.
Matthew Lassiter receives Arthur F. Thurnau professorship for outstanding contributions to undergrad education.
Gabrielle Hecht comments on disagreement between the US and South Africa regarding the threat of nuclear terror.
Joseph Ho's research on American missionary photography in 20th century China picked up by PRI's The World
Kathleen Canning discusses the history of feminist theory on a panel called to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender.
Ian Moyer's book, Egypt and the Limits of Hellenism, has won the First Book Award of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS).
Melissa Johnson and Jacqueline Larios receive the History Department 2014 Outstanding GSI Award, and are both also recognized by Rackham.
Professor Ray Van Dam receives 2014 John D'Arms Award for Distinguished Graduate Mentoring in the Humanities.
Congratulations to History honors seniors Grace Goudiss and Emily Riippa for winning Virginia Voss Awards!
Jeffrey Veidlinger, in a Public Radio International piece, discussed the lengths to which Jews in the post-WWII Soviet Union would go to secretly bake and eat matzah to commemorate Passover.
Rachel Neis wins AAJR Salo Baron Prize for her book The Sense of Sight in Rabbinic Culture: Jewish Ways of Seeing in Late Antiquity.
Donald Lopez, professor of Buddhist and Tibetan studies, was quoted in a story about the release of "The Norton Anthology of World Religions," in which he edited its section on Buddhism.
Howard Markel blogs at PBS NEWSHOUR about President Harry Truman's "universal" national health care insurance program.
History mourns the loss of three emeritus professors, Rhoads Murphey, Robert Berkhofer, Jr. and Albert Feuerwerker
Ron Suny wins the 2013 ASEEES Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award
Gabrielle Hecht's Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade (MIT Press, 2012) wins ASA and interdisciplinary prizes.
Gina Morantz-Sanchez's lecture on the backlash towards the women's movement during the 1970s and 1980s featured on CSpan
Professor Emeritus Tom Green and his wife, Ruth, have made a $75,000 gift to the University of Michigan to establish the Green Legal History Endowment Fund..
Ahmad Rahman (PhD 2006) named 2013 College Professor of the Year by the Michigan Council for Social Studies.
Deborah Dash Moore has been named recipient of the National Jewish Book Award for Gender & Jewish History (Indiana University Press, 2011).
Paulina Alberto's book Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil is winner of the 2012 Roberto Reis Book Award, Brazilian Studies Association.
LSA Historian Juan Cole Says America' s Response To Sept. 11 Sent The Country Into An Era Of Perpetual War
Farina Mir has won the John F. Richards Book Prize for The Social Space of Language: Vernacular Culture in British Colonial Punjab
Paul Edwards was awarded the 2011 Computer History Museum Book Prize for A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming
Kristen Ghodsee,"Weaponizing Women's Rights: Cold War Politics and the UN Decade for Women, 1975-1985"
Port Huron lectures: "Of Little Rocks and Levittowns: The Northern Racial Landscape and the Origins of 1960s Student Activism"
Port Huron lectures: "The People Themselves: Between Revolution and Representation from 1789 to Port Huron and Beyond"
Port Huron lectures: "Remembering the Early New Left: Visions Inspired, Visions Fulfilled, Visions Denied"
Port Huron lectures: "Notes from Underground: The Rise and Fall of the 1960s Underground Press in America"
Season 2, Episode 3: Envisioning Eternity: Women and Purgatory in the Seventeenth-Century Spanish World