ACLS Community in the News: February 2023
- Carol Anderson F’98 and Erika Lee, president of the Organization of American Historians, recently discussed the role of race, identity and immigration in the American narrative in a live event with the Washington Post.
- R. Lanier Anderson, ACLS Research University Consortium representative for Stanford University, has been elected the next board chair for the American Philosophical Association.
- Simon Balto F’20 responds to the murder of Tyre Nichols in a Guardian op-ed, focusing on how police violence is inherent to the institution of policing.
- Allison M. Bigelow F’17 has been recognized with a University of Virginia Research Excellence Award.
- Antoinette Burton F’93 has been elected to the Illinois Humanities Board of Directors.
- Paula Krebs, executive director of the Modern Language Association of America, is featured in the Axios article “STEM who? The humanities mount a comeback.”
- Eric T. Schluessel G’16, G’13, discusses his research on Uyghur history and his scholarly career in a new profile from the Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.
- Elliott Visconsi F’04 has been appointed provost and dean of the College of the Holy Cross, effective July 1, 2023.
- On Thursday, February 23 at 6 PM, Chad Williams F’11 will deliver the 28th annual Du Bois Lecture at UMass Amherst Libraries.
- The New York Times reviewed Against the World: Anti-Globalism and Mass Politics Between the World Wars by Tara Zahra F’13, F’09.