Prof. Heefner has been awarded a Fellowship for 2014-15 at the Center for the Humanities at NU, to work on her project “Earth Movers: Engineering American Global Power, One Place at a Time.”
Prof. Walker has been awarded an extremely prestigious and competitive Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies to support work on her project “Economic Woes: Debt and the Ethics of Capitalism in Modern Mexico.” Prof.Walker is the first member of the NU faculty ever to be awarded this fellowship.
Mikhail Rekun has been awarded a three-month fellowship from the American Research Center in Sofia to conduct research on his dissertation in Sofia this coming autumn.
Madison Flashenburg has been selected as a Fellow for the Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellows Program for 2014. The program is a three-week study trip to Poland (to visit Krakow, Warsaw, Lódź, Treblinka, and Auschwitz) for students who are matriculated in graduate programs or are completing undergraduate degrees in 2014 in Holocaust studies and related fields.
Akin Sefer has been awarded the prestigious American Research Center in Turkey fellowship to conduct dissertation research in Turkey next year.
Regina Kazyulina has been awarded a Title VIII Advanced Research Fellowship grant from the American Councils for International Education for research on her dissertation in Ukraine and Russia.
Stacy Fahrenthold received a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year for her dissertation: “The Global Levant: Making a Nation in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora”. Fahrenthold studies Syrian and Lebanese political culture in the American mahjar (diaspora) during the interwar period of the French Mandate. Tracing intellectual and activist networks between the Syrian and Lebanese…
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Burleigh Hendrickson received a Mellon-Council for European Studies Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year for his dissertation: “Imperial Fragments and Transnational Activism: 1968(s) in Tunisia, France, and Senegal.” Taking the French empire as one transnational unit of analysis, Hendrickson’s research maps the social movements of 1968 activism in three different cities located in the…
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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…
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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.