November 25, 2019 – from #AsiaNow
Professor Carroll was just elected to the China and Inner Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies for a 3 year term.
October 30, 2019 – from Organization of American Historians
Professor Cadava has just joined ten other History Department faculty as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.
October 4, 2019 – from Economic History Association
The Economic History Association awarded Professor Joel Mokyr the 2019 Jonathan Hughes Prize for distinguished teaching of economic history.
October 4, 2019 – from Northwestern Now
U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, delivered the 30th annual Leopold Lecture.
September 30, 2019 – from History Department
Our latest electronic newsletter is now available for reading.
September 6, 2019 – from The Ukrainian Weekly
An interview of “Historian and artist Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern” appeared in the Ukrainian Weekly.
July 25, 2019 – from The Economist
“A society’s values and beliefs matter for its economy—and cultural change can unlock the economic potential of people and ideas.”
July 19, 2019 – from Society for U.S. Intellectual History
His book, “The Ecocentrists: A History of Radical Environmentalism,” has won the S-USIH Book Prize, for the best academic book in US intellectual history.
June 24, 2019 – from Holocaust Educational Foundation
The Theodore Zev and Alice R. Weiss - Holocaust Educational Foundation held its Summer Institute this year from June 24 to July 5. Faculty included Northwestern History Department professors Sarah Cushman, Benjamin Frommer, Daniel Greene, and Peter Hayes.
June 7, 2019 – from Weinberg College
Professor Henry Binford won the E. LeRoy Hall Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Melanie Hall and Joy Sales both won Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards at the 2019 Weinberg College Teaching Awards.
May 11, 2019 – from Book Scrolling
His book, “The Madonna of 115th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, 1890-1950,” ranks at #9 on the Best Books about the History of New York.
May 1, 2019 – from History Department
Our first semi-annual electronic newsletter is now available for reading.
April 24, 2019 – from Northwestern Now
Professor Boyle will receive a Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence Award
April 5, 2019 – from Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
Ken Alder and Lauren Stokes will serve for 2019-2020
April 5, 2019 – from Organization of American Historians
Scott De Orio was awarded the 2019 John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award for his work “Punishing Queer Sexuality in the Age of LGBT Rights” by the Organization of American Historians.
February 5, 2019 – from Northwestern News
“How to Hide an Empire” explores U.S. overseas territories