The American Council of Learned Societies recently announced the results of the 2013-14 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship competition.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced its 2014 class of new members, which includes leaders in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, business, public affairs, and the nonprofit sector.
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation recently announced the winners of their ninetieth annual competition for fellowships. A group of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists were selected out of a pool of 3,000 applicants on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.
The AHA is delighted to report that historians Julie Livingston and Robin Fleming were among the 24 people recognized with grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
This past Monday, HNN posted an opinion piece by Jesse Lemisch, professor emeritus of history, titled “History is Worth Fighting For, But Where is the AHA?” AHA President Anthony Grafton and Executive Director Jim Grossman were given the chance to respond, and did in the post “Reponse to Jesse Lemisch: It's Not Enough to Just Wish for Change.”
It turns out that Tom MacMaster, the now infamously counterfeit “Gay Girl in Damascus” was an American graduate student in history.
Article By: Jim Grossman