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Broich Receives BNC Faculty Fellowship

Date posted: December 19th, 2016

Thanks to a BNC Faculty Fellowship, Associate Professor of History John Broich will be working full-time on a new book this spring. It focuses on WWII in the Middle East and India in 1941. …Read more.

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2017 Martin Luther King Essay Reflection Competition Announced

Date posted: November 28th, 2016

The MLK Reflection Competition seeks poetry, short stories, art, photography, music, and media as well as essays. First and Second place winners will be chosen from the categories of Written and Non-Written expression, and the awarding of Honorable Mentions will be at the discretion of the judges. …Read more.

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Neils

Jenifer Neils Receives 2017 Baker-Nord Center Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities

Date posted: September 26th, 2016

Jenifer Neils, the Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts in the Department of Classics, is the recipient of the 2017 Baker-Nord Center Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities.  …Read more.

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Nielson

Lisa Nielson Wins a 2016 J. Bruce Jackson Award

Date posted: May 11th, 2016

Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellow Lisa Nielson is one of the winners of the 2016 J. Bruce Jackson, MD, Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring. Nielson previously has received the Richard A. …Read more.

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Sheeler

Jim Sheeler Receives 2016 Wittke Award

Date posted: May 10th, 2016

 
Jim Sheeler, Shirley Wormser Professor of Journalism and Media Writing, will be honored at commencement with the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Sheeler will receive the award along with Amy Absher, lecturer of history, on Sunday, May 15, during commencement ceremonies. …Read more.

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Rager

Andrea Wolk Rager Earns 2016 Diekhoff Award

Date posted: May 10th, 2016

Andrea Wolk Rager, the Jesse Hauk Shera Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History and Art, will receive the 2016 John S. Diekhoff Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching at commencement on May 15.   …Read more.

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Dave Lucas Wins 2016 Cleveland Arts Prize

Date posted: May 2nd, 2016

SAGES Fellow Dave Lucas will receive the Emerging Artist Award at the 56th Annual Cleveland Arts Prize event on Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. …Read more.

Cyberinfrastructure Day

Date posted: April 28th, 2016

This year, Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Day speakers include Dr. Alan Craig (HERE), who will be discussing Big Data in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science, and Dr. …Read more.

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William Marling Publishes Sixth Book

Date posted: April 25th, 2016

Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s (Oxford University Press, April 2016) by William Marling, Department of English, was recently published.  It is Professor Marling’s sixth book.  …Read more.

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2016 Undergraduate Humanities Prize Announced

Date posted: March 23rd, 2016

Undergraduate Humanities Prize
The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities will offer a $500 prize recognizing exceptional achievement in a capstone project or senior paper in conjunction with a humanities course such as Art History, Classics, English, History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Theater.  …Read more.

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Howe Selected as “Young Scholar in American Religion”

Date posted: February 18th, 2016

Justine Howe, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies. was recently selected as one of ten “Young Scholars in American Religion” by the Center for Religion and American Culture at Indiana University. …Read more.

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English Professor Interviewed on “Whad’Ya Know”

Date posted: January 19th, 2016

English professor Michael W. Clune was interviewed by Michael Feldman on his national public radio show, “Whad’Ya Know,” about Clune’s critically acclaimed new book, Gamelife. They spoke about the relation between numbers and literature, the challenges of writing about childhood, and the importance of humanities education.   …Read more.

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