Fall 2012: Graduate Student Tara Dixon‘s chapter, “Hula: Gyrations and Other Pacific Associations,” will appear in the forthcoming edited volume Travel, Tourism, and Transnational Transformation. Juliane Schwarz-Bierschenk and Andrea Zittlau (eds.). Regensburg, GE: Universitat Regensburg.
Summer 2012: Graduate Student Regina Kazyulina conducted research for her dissertation on the lives of civilians under the German occupation of Ukraine during World War II in Kiev, Ukraine in the summer of 2012 with support from a Lucille R. Zanghi LA ’72 and James M. Dow LA ’72 Endowed History Fund, as well as a Gillis Family Fund for Graduate World Historical Research.
Spring 2012: Samantha Christiansen and Zachary A. Scarlett have edited a book entitled The Third World in the Global 1960s that will be published by Berghahn Books. This new book is set to be released by the end of 2012. More information is available here.
Fall 2011: Stacy Fahrenthold’s article “The Syrian and Lebanese American Federation: a Case for Connection” appeared in an edited volume entitled Connections and Ruptures: America and the Middle East. The volume is published by the American University of Beirut Press from papers presented at a 2010 Conference on American-Middle Eastern Connections, hosted by AUB’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR).
Spring 2011: Ross Newton’s article, “Honduran Logwood Merchants and Boston’s Christ Church” was accepted for publication in a special Issue of Early American Studies: “Forming Nations, Reforming Empires: Atlantic Politics in the ‘Long Eighteenth Century.”
Fall 2010: Burleigh Hendrickson received a Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Fellowship and a Social Science Research Council Fellowship for 2010-2011 for his dissertation, “Decolonizing 1968(s): Between Imperial Fragmentation and Enduring Connectivity.” He has also been the recipient of a Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Fellowship. These awards will enable Burleigh to conduct research in Paris, Dakar, and Tunis. Burleigh is the fourth student in as many years to receive a Fulbright award for dissertation research.
Fall 2010: Zachary Scarlett was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for dissertation research in China for 2010-2011. Zachary studies the history of the Cultural Revolution and the construction of global narratives in the People’s Republic of China.