The History Department would like to congratulate Ben Siegel, whose dissertation “Independent India of Plenty: Food, Hunger, and Nation-Building in Modern India” won the 2014 Sardar Patel Award for “the best doctoral dissertation on any aspect of modern India – social sciences, humanities, education and fine arts."
Rare Book School Awards 20 Mellon Fellowships in Critical Bibliography
Fellowship program seeks to reinvigorate bibliographical studies within the humanities
Charlottesville, VA, May 18, 2015 – Rare Book School (RBS) at the University of Virginia has selected a third cohort of 20 early-career academics as RBS-Mellon Fellows in critical bibliography. The fellows will participate in a three-year program, the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography, whose aim is to reinvigorate bibliographical Read more about Meredith Quinn among 20 awarded RBS-Mellon Fellowship
The History Department would like to congratulate Professor Emma Dench and Arthur Patton-Hock (Administrative Director of the Charles Warren Center and the American Studies Program), among seven recipients of the 2015 Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award.
In its tenth annual competition for the ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships, the American Council of Learned Societies has made seven awards to a diverse cohort of scholars pursuing groundbreaking digital scholarship. Selected from a highly competitive field of applicants, the awardees will dedicate a year to projects that further the digital transformation of humanistic research. The program is generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.