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Matthee presents at 13th Biennial Conference of Iranian StudiesMatthee presents at 13th Biennial Conference of Iranian Studies9/16/2022 4:00:00 AM<p><strong>Rudi Matthee,</strong> John and Dorothy Munroe Distinguished Professor of History, presented “Propaganda through Education: Foreign Schools in Early 20th-Century Iran,” at the 13th Biennial Conference of Iranian Studies, Salamanca, Spain, Aug. 31, 2022. ​</p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#d586cffd-ad4b-45b9-8581-f6a2bbf70d87;L0|#0d586cffd-ad4b-45b9-8581-f6a2bbf70d87|Presentations;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=212
Norwood appears on history podcastNorwood appears on history podcast9/2/2022 4:00:00 AM<p>​<strong>Dael Norwood</strong>, assistant professor of history, recently appeared on <a href="https://benfranklinsworld.com/episode-337-dael-norwood-early-americas-trade-with-china/"><em>Ben Franklin’s World</em></a>, a popular general interest history podcast. He discussed the importance of trade with China and other Southeast Asian countries in the early years of the United States. That topic is the subject of his book <em>Trading Freedom: How Trade with China Defined Early America</em>.​<br></p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#d586cffd-ad4b-45b9-8581-f6a2bbf70d87;L0|#0d586cffd-ad4b-45b9-8581-f6a2bbf70d87|Presentations;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=204
Book written by Ott wins top honorBook written by Ott wins top honor8/26/2022 4:00:00 AM<p>​<strong>Cind​y Ott</strong>, associate professor of history and material culture in the Department of History, has been selected as a winner in the National Endowment for the Humanities 2022 Public Scholars Program. Her book, <em>Biscuits and Buffalo</em>: <em>The Ongoing Reinvention of American Indian Culture,</em>is about American Indians who have created new strategies and collaborations, and drawn on deeply rooted customs to affirm their native identity and relevance in this modern globalized world. This highly competitive honor is awarded to only 8% of proposals received. The Public Scholars program offers grants to individual authors for research, writing, travel and other activities leading to the creation and publication of well-researched nonfiction books in the humanities written for the broad public.<br></p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#99d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a;L0|#099d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a|Awards and Honors;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=200
Six faculty members recognized for outstanding workSix faculty members recognized for outstanding work6/10/2022 4:00:00 AM<p>​Six faculty members have been recognized by the College of Arts and Sciences for outstanding work. <a href="https://www.cas.udel.edu/news/Pages/cas-faculty-excellence-awards-2022.aspx">The 2022 honorees</a> “embody the excellence of all of our faculty across the college,” Dean John A. Pelesko said in announcing the award recipients at the college’s convocation ceremony on May 27. They are: <strong>Laura Helton</strong>, assistant professor of English and history, for outstanding advocacy; <strong>Sarah Wasserman</strong>, associate professor of English, outstanding advising; <strong>Edward Larkin</strong>, professor of English, excellence in faculty mentoring; <strong>John Morgan</strong>, associate professor of physics and astronomy, outstanding service; <strong>Carolyn White Bartoo</strong>, associate instructor of communication, excellence in teaching; and <strong>Jennifer Barker</strong>, professor of music, outstanding scholarship.​<br></p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#99d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a;L0|#099d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a|Awards and Honors;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=187
Virdi receives top honor from American Association for the History of MedicineVirdi receives top honor from American Association for the History of Medicine5/13/2022 4:00:00 AM<p>​<strong>Jaipreet Virdi</strong>, assistant professor of history, received the 2022 William W. Welch medal from the <a href="https://www.histmed.org/posts/announcements/news">American Association for the History of Medicine</a> for her book <em>Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History, </em>published in 2020 by the University of Chicago Press. The medal is awarded to a book of outstanding scholarly merit in the field of medical history.​<br></p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#99d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a;L0|#099d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a|Awards and Honors;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=178
Davis speaks on morning radio showDavis speaks on morning radio show4/29/2022 4:00:00 AM<p><strong>​</strong><strong>Rebecca Davis</strong>, Miller Family Early Career Professor of History and associate professor of women and gender studies, was <a href="https://omny.fm/shows/the-morning-beat-w-aj-mikalah/4-28-therapy-thursdays-with-dr-jenn-mann-answering">interviewed</a> on April 28, 2022, on the “The Morning Beat with AJ and Mikalah” on Channel Q about “heterophobia.”​​<br></p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#d586cffd-ad4b-45b9-8581-f6a2bbf70d87;L0|#0d586cffd-ad4b-45b9-8581-f6a2bbf70d87|Presentations;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=171
Norwood publishes chapter in new volumeNorwood publishes chapter in new volume3/4/2022 5:00:00 AM<p><strong>Dael A. Norwood</strong>, assistant professor of history, is the author of the chapter <a href="https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/abs/cambridge-history-of-america-and-the-world/united-states-and-global-capitalism/5C69E62FE0DDDCC6B9A7DF43E1961991">“The United States and Global Capitalism”</a> in <em>The Cambridge History of America and the World: Volume 2: 1812–1900</em>, edited by Jay Sexton and Kristin Hoganson, vol. 2, The Cambridge History of America and the World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022), pages 267–94. The chapter appears in a new volume that examines how the United States rose to great power status in the 19th century and how the rest of the world has shaped the United States."​​</p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#e59b718f-f2f3-4654-8986-5eea60d4f90b;L0|#0e59b718f-f2f3-4654-8986-5eea60d4f90b|Publications;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=161
Matthee publishes in 'Middle Eastern Studies'Matthee publishes in 'Middle Eastern Studies'3/4/2022 5:00:00 AM<p><strong>​</strong><strong>Rudi Matthee</strong>, John and Dorothy Munroe Distinguished Professor of History, published “Introduction: Alcohol Production and Consumption in the Modern Middle East,” special issue on alcohol in the islamic Middle East of <em>Middle Eastern Studies</em> 58:2 (2022), pp. 245-55.​<br></p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#e59b718f-f2f3-4654-8986-5eea60d4f90b;L0|#0e59b718f-f2f3-4654-8986-5eea60d4f90b|Publications;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=162
Matthee publishes epilogueMatthee publishes epilogue1/28/2022 5:00:00 AM<p>​<strong>Rudi Matthee</strong>, John and Dorothy Munroe Distinguished Professor of History, published an epilogue to Elife Bicer and Philippe Bourmaud, eds., <em>Alcohol in the Maghreb and the Middle East since the Nineteenth Century: Disputes, Policies and Practices</em> (Palgrave MacMillan, 2022), pp. 209-24.</p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#e59b718f-f2f3-4654-8986-5eea60d4f90b;L0|#0e59b718f-f2f3-4654-8986-5eea60d4f90b|Publications;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=143
Wang wins Horizon Prize for Historical WritingWang wins Horizon Prize for Historical Writing1/21/2022 5:00:00 AM<p>​<strong>Yuanchong Wang</strong>, associate professor of history, has been awarded The Horizon Prize for Historical Writing, organized by Beijing Century Wenjing Culture and Media, one of the largest publishers based in Shanghai and Beijing in China. This is a new, highly competitive historical writing prize with the aim of promoting public historical writings. The prize for his book, <em>The Meeting of China and the United States: Power Diplomacy and the Rise and Fall of Late Qing</em><em>, 1784-1911</em>, comes with a trophy and a significant monetary award. </p>Uncropped VerticalGP0|#99d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a;L0|#099d961eb-8936-415c-9024-28a13cec289a|Awards and Honors;GTSet|#0a3b6244-764a-4413-b2f1-4b4c15da868c2022.00000000000https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/ForTheRecord/DispForm.aspx?ID=141

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