The Department of History and Art History has named Celeste Sharpe as the inaugural recipient of the Joseph and Dorothy Censer Fellowship for contributions to the work of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.
On April 28, students and faculty from the Department of History and Art History and the traveled to Reston, Virginia, to help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of that planned community.
Jennifer Lansbury (PhD 2008) has published A Spectacular Leap: Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America. The book is based on Lansbury's dissertation, which she wrote under the supervision of Professor Suzanne Smith.
The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media has launched a new website, Histories of the National Mall mallhistory.org, developed with with funding from the National Endowment of the Humanities.
The Southern Association for Women Historians has awarded its Julia Spruill Prize for the best book published in Southern women’s history to Professor Cynthia Kierner for Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello, Her Life and Times.