News and Announcements

Conversation and Breakfast with Anne Anlin Cheng

Please join us for an informal conversation and breakfast with Anne Anlin Cheng on Friday, April 25 at 8:30A.M. Click here for full details and RSVP information.

2014-2015 IRH Fellows

The IRH is pleased to announce the incoming fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year. See the full list of fellows here.

Henry Drewal honored with ACASA Leadership Award

IRH Senior Fellow Henry Drewal (Art History and Afro-American Studies, UW-Madison) has been awarded a Leadership Award by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association. The award is conferred upon an individual whose accomplishments best exemplify excellence in the study of African and/or African Diasporic arts and/or whose innovative contributions and vision have advanced the field.

Amanda Rogers wins Roy Sieber Dissertation Award

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Amanda Rogers has won the Roy Sieber Dissertation award for her thesis, “Politics, Gender and the Art of Religious Authority in North Africa: Women’s Henna Adornment." Nominations for the Sieber Dissertation Award are requested from primary Ph.D. advisors for outstanding dissertations on some aspect of African and/or African diaspora art.

David Lay Williams publishes Rousseau's Social Contract: An Introduction

Former IRH Fellow David Lay Williams (Political Science, DePaul University) has published a new book, Rousseau's Social Contract: An Introduction, through Cambridge University Press. Read about his book here.

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen wins Vilas Associates award

IRH Resident Faculty Fellow Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen (History) has been named a winner of the Vilas Associates Competition by the Graduate School Research Committee. Read the full story here.

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