Carolyn Eichner’s book Franchir les barricades: Les femmes dans la Commune de Paris (Editions de la Sorbonne, 2020) has been short-listed for the Prix Augustin Thierry, awarded by the city of Paris.
Nan Goodman’s article titled “From the Northern Parts of Virginia to ‘Cape-Cod’ A Mayflower Thesaurus” was recently published in the journal Early American Literature.
Jelena Todorović invites people to attend a worldwide virtual flash mob reading verses from Dante’s Inferno V. on the morning of Monday, March, 8, from 10:00am until 10:15am.
Senior Fellows 2021-2025 Francine Hirsch History, UW-Madison. Enemies, A Love Story: An Entangled History of Russia and America Mario Ortiz-Robles English, UW-Madison. Future Anterior: How Nineteenth-Century Institutions Framed the Future of Animals Anne Vila French and Italian, UW-Madison. Convulsive Enlightenment: Lives …
Jessica Cooley received the Transforming the Discipline Award from the Department of Art History. She will give a talk titled: “Crip Materiality and the Care of Eva Hesse” on March 5th at 1:30 pm CST.
It is with great sadness that the Institute for Research in the Humanities notes the passing of one of its former senior fellows, Rachel Brenner (1946-2021). Rachel, a long-time member of the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies, was a major scholar of modern Hebrew literature, and a beloved teacher of UW-Madison students for many years. She was a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities from 2008 to 2013.
Center for the Humanities Friday Lunch Talk on Feb. 26th, 2021 will be given by Tanya Tiffany, IRH UW System Fellow. The virtual lecture titled “Humbleness and Opulence: Velázquez’s Genre Scenes and Elite Material Culture in Seventeenth-Century Spain” requires a reservation to attend.
“Humanities Education for Anti-racism Literacy (HEAL) in the Sciences and Medicine” receives Mellon Grant.
The IRH would like to congratulate Francine Hirsch (incoming IRH Senior Fellow 2021-2025) on her ASIL Book Award for her book, Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after World War II (Oxford University Press, 2020).
The IRH would like to congratulate Aparna Dharwadker (IRH Resident Fellow 2016-2017) Patrick Iber (incoming IRH Resident Fellow 2021-2022) on being awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grants.