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Presentation: Sheila ffolliott

Presentation: Sheila ffolliott

Sheila ffolliott presented a paper, “European Women Patrons of Art and Architecture, c. 1500-1650: Some Patterns,” as part of a seminar entitled “Renaissance Women as Collectors and Patrons of Art and Culture” that took place at the University of Copenhagen, 21 September 2006.

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Publication: Sumaiya Hamdani

Publication: Sumaiya Hamdani

In her first book, Sumaiya Hamdani, director of Islamic Studies and associate professor of history, analyzes the writings of the revolutionary 10th-century Muslim theologian and jurist Qadi al-Nu’man.

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Tidbits

Tidbits

The department welcomed several new faculty in Fall 2006. Professor Marty Sherwin came to Mason from Tufts University. Professor Sherwin recently won the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of J. Robert Openheimer, American Prometheus: The Tiumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

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Awards: Dan Cohen

Awards: Dan Cohen

Dan Cohen was one of five recipients of an American Council of Learned Societies’ Digital Innovation Fellowship for 2006-7, the first year of the competition.

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