News and Announcements
Conversation and Breakfast with Anne Anlin Cheng
Please join us for an informal conversation and breakfast with Anne Anlin Cheng on Friday, April 25 at 8:30A.M. Click here for full details and RSVP information.
2014-2015 IRH Fellows
The IRH is pleased to announce the incoming fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year. See the full list of fellows here.
Henry Drewal honored with ACASA Leadership Award
IRH Senior Fellow Henry Drewal (Art History and Afro-American Studies, UW-Madison) has been awarded a Leadership Award by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association. The award is conferred upon an individual whose accomplishments best exemplify excellence in the study of African and/or African Diasporic arts and/or whose innovative contributions and vision have advanced the field.
Amanda Rogers wins Roy Sieber Dissertation Award
A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Amanda Rogers has won the Roy Sieber Dissertation award for her thesis, “Politics, Gender and the Art of Religious Authority in North Africa: Women’s Henna Adornment." Nominations for the Sieber Dissertation Award are requested from primary Ph.D. advisors for outstanding dissertations on some aspect of African and/or African diaspora art.
David Lay Williams publishes Rousseau's Social Contract: An Introduction
Former IRH Fellow David Lay Williams (Political Science, DePaul University) has published a new book, Rousseau's Social Contract: An Introduction, through Cambridge University Press. Read about his book here.
Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen wins Vilas Associates award
IRH Resident Faculty Fellow Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen (History) has been named a winner of the Vilas Associates Competition by the Graduate School Research Committee. Read the full story here.
April 21, 2014
3:30P.M. - 5:00P.M.
212 University Club Building
“What I write I do not see”: the place of invisible ink in English civil war correspondence
Karen Britland, English, UW-Madison
April 24, 2014
L160 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Nellie Y. McKay Lecture in the Humanities
Sushi, Otters, and Mermaids: Race at the Intersection of Food and Animal Studies
Anne Anlin Cheng, English and the Center for African American Studies, Princeton University