Career Moves

  • Mariam Banahi F’20 has joined the University of Minnesota Graduate School as Assistant Director (AD) for Postdoctoral Initiatives, a newly created position. Banahi will focus on creating a postdoctoral training environment by providing advocacy and professional development opportunities for postdoctoral scholars at the university. 
  • The Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College has appointed ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow Solveig C. Nelson F’22 as its new Curator of Photography and New Media.

Grants and Awards

  • Haverford College received a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to activate the humanities across the curriculum, led by principal investigator Brook Danielle Lillehaugen G’19, F’15.
  • Ife Williams F’22, Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellow, received a $150,000 National Endowment of the Humanities grant to create curricular materials on the resistance of Africans and African descendants to segregation & colonialism in the late 20th century.
  • Several ACLS fellows were recognized at the 2024 College Art Association (CAA) Conference. S. Hollis Clayson F’90 was recognized as the Distinguished Scholar, Daniel Michael Zolli F’19 was awarded the Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize, and  Zoe Weldon-Yochim F’22 was named a Professional Development Fellow.

Interviews and Op-Eds

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