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.
Robert Townsend (PhD 2009) has won the book award from the National Council on Public History for History’s Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940 (University of Chicago Press, 2013), which is based on his George Mason University dissertation.
Professor Matt Karush was recently awarded a research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support work on his new book project, Sonic Travelers: The Transnational History of Argentine Popular Music in the Twentieth Century.
Each year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences honors selected classified staff members with the Mary Roper Award, to recognize exemplary service in support of the college's goals. This year's celebration was held on December 3, 2013.