ABWH salutes Dr. Aura Wharton-Beck, ABWH Life Member, who was awarded the 2017 Sapientia Award for Scholarly Work Focused on Women by the University of St. Thomas-Minnesota.
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Alumni Choose Juliet Walker As One of Top 10 University of Texas Professors
Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, Assistant Professor of History at University of California, Berkeley received an NEH fellowship for her project on “Women, American Slavery, and the Law.”
Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University received an NEH fellowship for her project on black McDonald’s owners– “Restaurant Ownership and Civil Rights History in Chicago.”
Erik McDuffie, Brown Prize winner in 2011 has won two fellowships for his book project Garveyism in the Diasporic Midwest: The American Heartland and Global Black Freedom, 1920-1980: from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. McDuffie is Associate Professor of African American Studies and History at the University of Illinois-Champagne Urbana email@example.com https://www.neh.gov/divisions/research/grant-news/fellowships-2016 https://www.acls.org/research/fellow.aspx?cid=00c45fbd-faf9-e611-9450-000c29879dd6
Cheryl Hicks, 2011 Brown Prize winner and 2016 chair of our nominating committee, shared with us the very good news about support she has received for her second project: a Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society; a Program in African American History Mellon Scholars Post-Doctoral Fellowship from The Library Company of Philadelphia; and she was selected to participate in a NEH Summer Institute, “American Material Culture: 19th Century New York,” at the …
ABWH Farwestern Director, Marne Campbell just received tenure at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Campbell is now an Associate Professor of African American Studies. Her first book, Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917 was published last fall by University of North Carolina Press. We will be celebrating Marne and all the Farwestern regions accomplishments in our annual end of the semester gathering coming soon. firstname.lastname@example.org
We are very proud to announce that Barbara D. Savage, has been named the 2018-19 Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at Oxford University. Savage is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor in American Social Thought and chair of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. As part of the year-long appointment, Savage also will be a Fellow at The Queen’s College and be affiliated with the faculty at Oxford’s Rothermere …
ABWH member Brenda Stevenson on the L. A. riots in the Los Angeles Times: