News Archive : May 2024

May 28, 2024

Kim Phillips-Fein published an article in The New York Review of Books on the recent encampments at CUNY in the context of the university’s extensive history of protests and civil disobedience. 

Mae Ngai’s new book, Corky Lee’s Asian America: Fifty Years of Photographic Justice (coedited with Chee Wang Ng), was reviewed in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the PBS-News Hour.  Ngai also discussed the book in several interviews and podcasts, including They Call Us Bruce.



May 15, 2024

Rhiannon Stephens was named as a recipient of the 2024 Faculty Mentoring Award, which recognizes senior faculty who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to faculty mentoring through their work with tenure-track and mid-career faculty in developing their careers. Read more here.

May 14, 2024

Jordan Villegas-Verrone, PhD Candidate, Columbia University, Receives 2024 Louis Pelzer Memorial Award from the Organization of American Historians. To see the full announcement please click this link here.

May 6, 2024

Rhiannon Stephens has been shortlisted for the African Studies Association UK (ASAUK) Best Book Prize 2024 for her book Poverty and Wealth in East Africa: A Conceptual History.  

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