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Dr. Maribel Morey honored as Carnegie Fellow

April 20th, 2016
 

Prof. Maribel Morey’s scholarship has been recognized by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as she has been named as one of the nation’s 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows for 2016. According to the Carnegie foundation, “The fellows were selected based on the originality, promise, and potential impact of their proposals. Each will receive up to [Read More]

Dr. Vernon Burton speaks at SC Humanities Festival

June 10th, 2016
 

Professor Burton will talk about “Reconstructing Reconstruction” at the South Carolina Humanities Festival in Beaufort SC. June 11 at 3PM. See http://www.beauforthumanitiesfestival.com/ for more info.

Dr. H. Roger Grant wins Alumni Award

April 20th, 2016
 

Congratulations to Prof. Roger Grant for winning the 2016 Simpson College (Iowa) Alumni Achievement Award.

Dr. Vernon Berton inducted into SC Academy of Authors

April 19th, 2016
 

Congratulations to Professor Vernon Burton, who was inducted into the South Carolina Academy of Authors on April 16. For more information, see http://www.scacademyofauthors.org/

Dr. Abel Bartley’s new book wins award

March 11th, 2016
 

Congratulations to Dr. Bartley. His book In No Ways Tired: The NAACP’s Struggle to Integrate the Duval County Public School System won the Calvin C. Smith Award from the Southern Conference on African American Studies. Click to purchase the award-winning book

Geography and African-American Studies Prize Winners Samuel Holleman and Sagirah E. Brown congratulated.

March 9th, 2016
 

The department congratulates students awarded prizes in Geography and African-American Studies. Samuel Holleman won the Rand McNally Award in Geography awarded to the most outstanding student in Geography courses. Sagirah E. Brown, deemed the best student of African-American Studies, earned the Dr. Alan Schaffer Student Assistance award. Congratulations!  

Congratulations to Undergraduate Award Winners Alden Cobb, Laura Hemphill, and Shiva Mohan

March 9th, 2016
 

This Spring the History Department awarded three undergraduate prizes. Alden Cobb won the William Shannon Morrison Prize, given annually to the graduating senior with the most outstanding record in historical studies. The R. Glen Ayers, Jr. Award was won by Laura Hemphill, designated the best rising senior among History majors based on GPA, course distribution, [Read More]

Dr. H. Roger Grant recognized by local and national news media

March 7th, 2016
 

Professor Grant appears in a recent article in the Anderson Independent Mail (click here for link) and on Tuesday March 8 his course will be filmed by CSPAN (to air at a later date).    

Congratulations to Graduate Award Winners Sandra Mokalled and Jenny Heckel

March 2nd, 2016
 

The History Department congratulates Sandra Mokalled, winner of the Lander Award, which we give every year to the Most Outstanding Graduate Student. Sandra is finishing her thesis on Egyptian feminism under the direction of Dr. Amit Bein. We congratulate also Jenny Heckel, winner of the SC Colonial Dames District Award, which goes to an outstanding [Read More]

Dr. Silvestri invited to Ireland; Conference hashtag tops Ireland’s twitter results.

March 1st, 2016
 

Dr. Michael Silvestri traveled to Ireland as an invited speaker at the conference “Globalizing the Rising: 1916 in Context” at University College, Dublin, on February 5th and 6th.  He spoke on ‘The Arts of Sedition’: The Easter Rising, British Imperial Intelligence and Anti-Colonial Nationalism.”  The conference is one of a series of public events exploring the impact and legacy of the [Read More]

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