And They’re Off! Historians On The Guggenheim List

April 15, 2010, 12:07 pm

You can, of course, check the list yourself. But history colleagues who deserve a Jacquie Lawson e-card are:

Andrew Apter, Professor of History and Anthropology, and Director, James S. Coleman African Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles: A study of slave coasts and hinterlands in Afro-American perspective.

Joshua Brown, Executive Director, American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, The Graduate Center, CUNY: The visual culture of the American Civil War.

Antoinette Burton, Professor of History and Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Resistance in the British Empire from the Opium Wars to Mau Mau.

William Caferro, Professor of History, Vanderbilt University: War, economy, and culture in Italy, 1330-1450.

Hasia R. Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, New York University: Peddlers: A New World Jewish history.

Caroline Elkins, Professor of History and African and African American Studies, Harvard University: The end of the British Empire after the Second World War.

Walter Johnson, Winthrop Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University: Slavery, capitalism, and imperialism in the Mississippi Valley’s Cotton Kingdom.

Pieter M. Judson, Professor of History, Swarthmore College: A non-nation-based history of Habsburg Central Europe, 1780-1948.

Jeffrey C. Kinkley, Professor of History, St. John’s University: The dystopian imagination of China’s avant-garde.

Thomas Kühne, Strassler Family Chair in the Study of Holocaust History and Professor of History, Clark University: Body aesthetics and social conflict in modern history.

Susan Schulten, Associate Professor of History, University of Denver: The rise of thematic cartography in United States history.

John Fabian Witt, Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law and Professor of History, Yale Law School: The laws of war in American history.

And of course, Zenith’s very own alum:

Ms. Maggie Nelson, Faculty Member, School of Critical Studies, California Institute of the Arts: Contemporary uses and abuses of cruelty in art, literature, and media.

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