Congratulations to Nina Safran! Nina has been awarded an NEH Fellowship.
Congratulations to Bill Blair, Tony Kaye, Carol Reardon, and the Richards Civil War Era Research Center! Bill, Tony, and Carol were all featured in the 33rd volume of the Penn State Research Chronicle.
Congratulations to Kate Baldanza! Kate has been selected as a Resident Scholar for Fall 2014 by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
Congratulations to Jens-Uwe Guettel! Jens’ article “The U.S. frontier as rationale for the Nazi east? Settler colonialism and genocide in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe and the American west” has been published in Journal of Genocide Research, Volume 15, No. 4 (December 2013).
Congratulations to Tobias Brinkmann! Tobias has been selected a Resident Scholar for Spring 2015 by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. In addition, Tobias’ essay collection, Points of Passage (Brooklyn, NY: Berghahn Books, 2013) has been published.
Congratulations to Jens-Uwe Guettel! Jens’ article, “Ein Imperium der Freiheit? Die deutsche Sozialdemokratie, die Vereinigten Staaten und der deutsche Imperialismus vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg” ["An Empire of Liberty? German Social Democracy, the United States, and German Imperialism before the First World War"] has been published in the edited volume “Am Sternenbanner das Geschick der Arbeiterklasse” – 150 Jahre Beziehungen zwischen deutscher Sozialdemokratie und den USA (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2013).
Congratulations to Bill Cossen! Bill has been awarded one of two Presidential Graduate Scholarships from the American Catholic Historical Association for his paper, "Philippine Colonization and the American Catholic Press: A Study in Religious Imperialism." Bill will be presenting his paper at the ACHA Annual Meeting in January.
Congratulations to David Hensley! David’s article, “An Unlikely Minority? The Development and Use of ‘Minority Rhetoric’ among the Francophones of Flanders, 1918–1932” will appear in the December issue of the Journal of Belgian History. David will also be presenting his paper, “Defending French from the ‘Jacobins’: The Francophones of Flanders and Arguments against the State Regulation of Language, 1918-1974” at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
Congratulations to Bill Cossen! Bill’s article, "Catholics, Constitutions, and Conventions: Bishop John England and the Democratization of American Catholicism," will be published in a forthcoming issue of The South Carolina Historical Magazine. In addition, Bill’s review of Yaacov Oved’s Globalization of Communes, 1950-2010 will be appearing in an upcoming issue of Communal Societies: Journal of the National Historic Communal Societies Association.
Congratulations to Amy Greenberg! Amy’s book, A Wicked War, won the Robert Utley Award for best book on the frontier and western North America from the Western History Association.
Congratulations to Tony Kaye! Tony is one of the editors of Freedom: A Documentary History, Series 3, Volume 2: Land and Labor, 1866-1867, which was recently published by UNC Press. This latest volume in the Freedmen and Southern Society Project’s documentary series includes essays and documents on the transition from slavery to free labor in the South in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War.
Congratulations to Gregg Roeber! Gregg’s co-edited volume, The Transatlantic World of Heinrich Melchior Muhlenberg in the Eighteenth Century has been published as volume 35 of the Hallesche Forschungen.
Congratulations to Bill Cossen! Bill was recently interviewed on his research while he was visiting the University of Notre Dame Archives. The interview can be found here.
Congratulations to Hongyan Xiang! Hongyan’s article, “Catholicism and the Gelaohui in Late Qing China" has been published in New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 15, No. 1 (June 2013).
Congratulations to Bill Cossen! Bill presented a paper entitled, “Blood, Honor, Reform, and God: Anti-Dueling Associations and the Remaking of Southern Masculinity" at the annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic in St. Louis. In addition, a panel that Bill organized, "Colonizing Religion: Catholicism, Anti-Catholicism, and Empire in the Early Modern and Modern Worlds," has been accepted for the annual meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association in January 2014. Bill will be presenting a paper titled "Philippine Colonization and the American Catholic Press: A Study in Religious Imperialism."
Congratulations to Will Bryan! Will has been selected as Penn State’s nominee for the 2013 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award.
Congratulations to Crystal Sanders! Crystal was recently mentioned in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. The article can be found here.
Congratulations to Gregg Roeber! Gregg’s Hopes for Better Spouses: Protestant Marriage and Church Renewal in Early Modern Europe, India and North America appeared from Eerdmans in May.
Congratulations to Bryan McDonald! Bryan was recently featured in Penn State News. His Q&A can be found here.
Congratulations to Amy Greenberg! Amy’s book, A Wicked War, has been selected as co-winner of this year’s SHEAR Book Prize.