- Christi Spain-Savage, "Early Modern Cities in Comparative Perspective," conference 27-29 Sept 2012.
- Erica DaCosta, "Researching the Archive," year-long dissertation seminar.
- Jordan Windholz, "Sexuality, Theory, History, Drama," seminar fall 2012.
- Malkah Bressler, "Contestations of Religion and Natural History in the Atlantic World," seminar spring 2013.
The inaugural Reid Family Prize, given for excellence in creative expression and commitment to social justice, was presented to Fordham student newspaper, The Observer.
Li Yun Alvarado, Ph.D. candidate in English, was just awarded a full-year "American Fellowship" from the American Association of University Women for work on her dissertation, "Latina New York: Poetic (Re)constructions of the Empire City." The oldest and largest of AAUW’s fellowships and grant programs, the American Fellowships program began in 1888, a time when women were discouraged from pursuing an education. Now one of the largest sources of funding for graduate education for women, AAUW has provided more than $90 million to upwards of 11,000 fellows and grantees since awarding its first fellowship to Ida Street, a pioneer in the field of early American Indian history.
American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence; quality and originality of project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research.
Acclaimed poet, Cathy Linh Che will lead two Creative Writing Master Classes at Fordham.
Thursday, April 4th
Poetry and the Moving Image