News & Events
Students in the News:
Congratulations to sophomore Desmond Fonseca for receiving the
Humanity in Action fellowship and the
The History Department is pleased to congratulate the
following history majors on their recent awards.
Congratulations to Hong Jie Lim, LA '16, for being the recipient of
the 1st place in the Tisch Library Undergraduate Research Award for
courses 001-099 for his paper, "Exploited Workers, Laboring Mothers:
Plantation Women in the Formal and Informal Economy of Colonial
Malaya, 1900-1940". The paper was written for the fall 2014
Foundation Seminar, History 95: Plantation Histories.
Congratulations to Katherine Eisenberg, LA'16, for being the
recipient of 2nd place in the Tisch Library Undergraduate Research
Award for courses 001-099 for her paper "A'isha: The Evolution of
Her Interpretation." The paper was written for the fall 2014
Foundation Seminar, History 97: Men, Women and Patriarchy in the
Congratulations to Jeramey Evans, LA'16, Grigory Khakimov, LA'16,
Sam Pearl-Schwartz, LA'17, and Andrew Wofford, LA'17, who are all
recipients of 2015 Tufts Summer Scholar grants!
Congratulations to Aniket De, LA'16, and Natalie Girshman, LA'16,
for being elected as juniors to the Tufts chapter, Delta of
Massachusetts, of Phi Beta Kappa and to Hannah Arnow, LA'15, for her
election as a senior to the Tufts chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Tufts Doctoral Candidate in History selected for National History Center
Lata Parwani, a Ph.D. candidate in South Asian history,
has been selected to participate in the National History
Center's sixth international seminar on decolonization,
to be held summer of 2011 in Washington DC. The Seminar
is co-sponsored by the American Historical Association
and the John W. Kluge Center for the Library of Congress,
and supported by the Mellon Foundation.
Ms. Parwani will participate based on her thesis topic,
"From Homeland to Motherland: Reflections on the Sindhi
Hindu Exodus, 1947-1949."
Lata Parwani has received a Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowship at
Williams College for 2011-2013. During the two-year residency,
fellows devote the bulk of the first year to the completion of their
doctoral dissertation, and teach one course as a faculty member in
one of the College's academic departments or programs. During the
second year the fellows again teach one course, and spend their
remaining time on academic career development.