Department News

Current Highlights

August 7, 2014 - Professor Grandjean was awarded the Douglas Adair Memorial Prize for her article "New World Tempests: Environment, Scarcity, and the Coming of the Pequot War" in the January 2011 issue of the William and Mary Quarterly. The Douglass Adair Memorial Prize is given biennially to the best article published in the William and Mary Quarterly during the preceding six years.

July 8, 2014 - Professor Grote won the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships for Scholars in Critical Bibliography at the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia. To read more, click here.

July 1, 2014 - Professor Greer was appointed as the Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences.

May 21, 2014 - Professor Kapteijns' research on Somali music was the daily shot and article of the day on the Wellesley home page.  To read the article, click here.

April 3rd, 2014 - Professor Kapteijns was interviewed by Afropop Worldwide's Hipdeep program about Somali songs during the nationalist era. To read the interview click here, or to listen, click here. For more information about Professor Kapteijns, click here

March 4th, 2014 -  Professor Nina Tumarkin was interviewed by KPCC Southern California Public Radio's Air Talk on Russia's interests in Crimea. Click here to listen to the interview.

March 3rd, 2014 — Professor Guy Rogers wrote an article about his Massive Open Online Course (MOOC,) History 229X "Was Alexander Great?" for Wellesley's new EdX program. Read what he has to say about the course so far here.

January 21st, 2014 — Professor Nina Tumarkin was interviewed by "The Voice of Russia," the international broadcasting service of the Russian government, for the 90th anniversary of Lenin's death. Click here to listen to or read the interview and learn more about Lenin's legacy.

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