Congratulations to Chad Alan Goldberg, REI Fellow 2021-2022, on his appointment as Martindale-Bascom Professor.
Newman has been selected as a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Warren Center for Studies in American History, working with the Center’s 2021-2022 research theme of “Slavery and the Universities.”
Taking the historical work of Simon Newman and Dr. Peggy Brunache as the starting point, Runaways’ poets Abena Essah, Gboyega Odubanjo, Oluwaseun Olayiwola, Momtaza Mehri and Memoona Zahid, and artists Tasia Graham and Olivia Twist investigate archival silences.
Francine Hirsch’s book, Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg, has received the 2021 Heldt Prize from the Association for Women in Slavic Studies, as well as the Barbara Jelavich Book Prize from the Association for Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies.
Steven Nadler (IRH Director) and Lawrence Shapiro (IRH Senior Fellow, 2017-2021) will give a talk at the Wisconsin Book Festival on 10/23 at 11:00am in the DeLuca Forum of the Discovery Building.
“Becoming Guanyin: Artistic Devotion of Buddhist Women in Late Imperial China” (Columbia University Press) by Yuhang Li (Art History, UW–Madison, Resident Fellow, 2017) has won the 2021 Religion and the Arts Book Award from the American Academy of Religion.
The IRH would like to congratulate Kayci Olson Harris(History, UW-Madison, IRH Dana-Allen Fellow 2020-2021) on successfully defending her dissertation.
Steven Nadler, IRH Director, has been named Vilas Research Professor.
Cherene Sherrard-Johnson’s essay, “Sensing Black Coral,” first presented at the Monday Seminar, has been published in International Studies in Literature and Environment.
IRH Director Steven Nadler is pleased to announce the 2021 SHRF Fellow Cohort.