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IPRH Prizes for Research Ceremony and Reception

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
IPRH
Location
IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
Date
May 1, 2017   4:00 pm  
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Every year, IPRH celebrates excellence in humanities scholarship by awarding IPRH Prizes for Research in the Humanities. Please join us in honoring these year's recipients at this year's ceremony. 

 

FACULTY PRIZES

 

Co-Winners:

 

José B. Capino (English), “Figures of Empire: Documentaries in the Philippines” in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia. Ed., Ian Aitken and Camille Deprez (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, Dec. 2016): 79-104.

 

Craig Koslofsky (History), “Parisian Cafés in European Perspective: Contexts of Consumption, 1660‐1730,” in French History 31,1 (2017): 39-62.

 

Honorable Mention:

 

Alistair Black (I School) “The Long Journey to Libraries of Light,” an extract from Libraries of Light: British Public Library Design in the Long 1960s. (London: Routledge, 2017).

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENT PRIZES

 

Winner:

 

Christine Hedlin (English), “Ethiopiansim and the Turn-of-the-Century African American Novel,” submitted for ENG 599: Thesis Preparation, supervised by Professor Justine Murison

 

Honorable Mention:

 

Lisa Ortiz (EPOL), “#yonomequito: Deconstructing classed and neoliberal values haunting a Puerto Rican campaign,” written for ANTH 466: Class Culture, and Society, taught by Professor Faye Harrison.

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PRIZES

 

Winner: 

 

Madeline Decker (English), “What’s Love Got to Do with It: Intersections of the Personal and Political in The Bostonians and Obergefell v. Hodges,” Nominated by Professor Justine Murison, and written for ENG 300: “Inventing Privacy in 19th-Century America,” taught by Professor Murison (English).

 

Honorable Mention:

 

Kuizhi (Lewis) Wang (Philosophy),“Role of Teleology in Kant’s Philosophy of History,” nominated by Professor Alexandra Newton and written for PHIL 501: “Seminar in the History of Philosophy,” taught by Professor Newton (Philosophy).

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