News Archive : August 2023

August 29, 2023

Kim Phillips-Fein published an article in The New Republic that explores the failure of the War on Poverty to increase the standards of living of the impoverished. 

August 21, 2023

Barrie Blatchford, as part of his fellowship at the American Philosophical Society, published a blog on the emergence of fish as pets in modern American culture.

August 17, 2023

John Coatsworth was announced as the recipient of the Council of Latin American History Distinguished Service Award.

August 8, 2023

Pamela Smith was named the 2023-2024 Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor at the Center for Advanced Study of the Visual Arts at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. Additionally, she was awarded the Inaugural Herzog August Bilbiothek Research Award (Eckensberger Stiftung) from the Herzog August Bilbiothek in Wolfenbüttel, Germany.

August 2, 2023

Professors  Mae Ngai and Nara Milanich (Barnard) spoke at a Congressional briefing on the US-Mexico border sponsored by the American Historical Association on Capitol Hill on July 28. Also speaking was Professor Gerry Cadava of Northwestern.  

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