Research in Arts and Letters

Kate Detwiler's Interview in Popular Science

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Kate Detwiler, of FAU's Anthropology Department has found evidence of interspieces mating in monkeys...

Meredith Ellis's First Book Published

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May 28, 2018

Professor Meredith Ellis of the Anthropology department has had first book, Nineteenth Century Childhoods in Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives (Archaeology of Childhood) has been published...


Josephine Beoku-Betts: Fulbright Scholars’ Award 2018-2019, University of Sierra Leone

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May 21, 2018

Josephine Beoku-Betts will serve as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2018-2019 academic year at the Institute for Gender Studies and Documentation (INGRADOC) at the University of Sierra Leone. During her term as a Fulbright Scholar, she will provide...

Dr. Annette LaRocco at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

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May 21, 2018

Dr. Annette LaRocco attended a workshop at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and presented her paper entitled “Memory as claim-making in Kalahari socio-environments”. This workshop, “Sites of Remembering: Landscapes—Lessons—Policies”, aimed to discuss...

Douglas Kanter: Cambridge History of Ireland

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May 21, 2018

Douglas Kanter, History, is one of 103 leading historians from around the world that contributed to the recently released 4-volume “Cambridge History of Ireland.” It is a landmark survey of Irish history from c.600 to the present day and the publishers say that it is the most comprehensive and authoritative history of Ireland yet attempted...

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May 16, 2018

During his nine months in India, Dr. R. Don Adams Professor of English, has been working on a book project on ethics in modern literature. One part of the book concerns the work of the modern British-American novelist Christopher...

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May 16, 2018

Nuria Godón, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Spanish and co-editor of Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies published a new book, La Pasión Esclava. It addresses the masochistic discursivity of the Nineteenth Century...

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Ganson receives Senior Research Fellowship

May 16, 2018

Barbara Ganson, Ph.D., Professor of History, and Director of Caribbean and Latin American Studies was the recipient of a Senior Research Fellowship from the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College for the...

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Dr. LaRocco Presents Paper

May 16, 2018

Annette LaRocco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science attended an international workshop conference “Decolonization and the Politics of Wildlife in Africa” at the University of Stellenbosch’s Institute of...

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Professor Michael Zager awarded fourth Fulbright Specialist Grant

May 16, 2018

Professor Michael Zager , the Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in Performing Arts and the Director of the Commercial Music program, awarded his fourth Fulbright Specialist Grant. In addition to many other awards, Professor...

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Grant Workshop

May 16, 2018

On Monday, February 19th, FAU hosted a workshop with a senior program officer, Stefanie Walker, Ph.D. from the National Endowment for the Humanities, one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the U.S. College of...

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Phillip Hough, Ph. D

May 16, 2018

Dr. Phillip Hough, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, was awarded a 2018-2019 Fellowship for $50,000 from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). In its effort to advance scholarship in the humanities...

Noemi Marin

Marin to Speak at Columbia University

May 16, 2018

Dr. Noemi Marin will speak at Columbia University on April 25th about her work involving the history of political discourse. This talk, entitled "Why 1989 Still Matters: Post-Communist Rhetoric, Romanian Discourse and European...

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Barbara Ganson, Ph.D., spent the spring semester as a Research Fellow at Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College where she completed a book to be published by Jesuit Sources in 2017

May 16, 2018

Barbara Ganson, Professor of History and Director of Caribbean and Latin American Studies, spent the spring semester as a Research Fellow at Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College where she completed a book...

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Engle Honored for Publication on Civil War

May 16, 2018

Dr. Stephen Engle was honored recently at the 55th Annual Barondess/Lincoln Award ceremony in Manhattan for his recent publication, Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln & the Union’s War Governors. Engle’s work examines...