History: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Sultana Banulescu (History) received the Randolph Braham Dissertation Fellowship for 2010–2011. (posted 3-2011)

J. Brian Freeman (History) had three articles or chapters accepted for publication: “El automóvil y el turismo Norteamericano en México, 1900–1940” in Historia de México desde la óptica de la Ciencia y la Tecnología; “Driving Pan-Americanism: Imagining a Gulf of Mexico Highway” in Journal of Latino–Latin American Studies (Fall/Winter 2010); and “‘La carrera de la muerte’: Death, Driving, and Rituals of Modernization in 1950s Mexico” in Studies in Latin American Popular Culture. (posted 3-2011)

Evan Friss (History) received the E. P. Thompson Dissertation Fellowship for 2010–11. (posted 3-2011)

David Gary
(History) received the Leon Levy Center for Biography Dissertation Fellowship for 2010–11. (posted 3-2011)

Jameel Haque (History) received a Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study Urdu in India. (posted 3-2011)

Thomas Harbison (History) received the National Society of Colonial Dames of New York Dissertation Fellowship for 2010–11. (posted 3-2011)

David Houpt (History) published “Securing a Legacy: The Publication of James Madison’s Notes From the Constitutional Convention” in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. (posted 3-2011)

Miriam Intrator (History) received the History Program Sponsored Dissertation Fellowship for 2010–11. (posted 3-2011)

Anton Masterovoy (History) received a Kennan Institute Title VIII short-term grant to do research in Washington, D.C. (posted 3-2011)

Anna McGehee (History) received the Colonial Dames of America Award for 2010–2011. (posted 3-2011)

Stanley Mirvis (History) was awarded a 2010–11 Center for Jewish History Dissertation Fellowship. He will publish “Sexuality and Sentiment: Concubinage between Jewish Men and Their Female Slaves in Late Eighteenth-Century Jamaica” in The Jewish Diaspora of the Caribbean. Mirvis first presented his paper at an international conference held in Jamaica in January 2010. (posted 3-2011)

Paul Polgar (History) had several articles accepted for publication, including “‘To Raise Them to an Equal Participation’: Early National Abolitionism, Gradual Emancipation, and the Promise of African American Citizenship” in Journal of the Early Republic and “‘Whenever They Judge It Expedient’” in American Nineteenth Century History (forthcoming spring 2011). (posted 3-2011)

Ellen Zitani (History) published “Sibilla Aleramo, Lina Poletti and Giovanni Cena: Understanding Links between Lesbian Desire, Feminism and Free Love in Early-Twentieth-Century Italy” in the Graduate Journal of Social Sciences special issue on Queer Studies: Methodological Approaches. (posted 3-2011)

Submitted on: MAR 1, 2011

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