Katie Apsey will be joining the IRH staff soon as the incoming PA. She has worked most recently at the College Art Association as Manager of Programs helping to run CAA's annual conference, award juries, and professional development programs. For more information on her previous work, click here.
Biruté Ciplijauskaité, lifetime senior fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities from 1974 until her retirement in 1997, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017. Professor Ciplijauskaité was a prolific researcher, writing twelve books and penning over one hundred articles throughout her career. She was also consistently engaged with the IRH community, even following her retirement, and her tireless efforts led to her being awarded the Governor's Archival Advocacy Award in 2015. For the memorial statement by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, click here.