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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2018 AT THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES

In celebration of Women’s History Month 2018, we’re showcasing the work of our female faculty members, students and alumni who are fearlessly engaging with some of society’s most pressing challenges.

 

 

Recent Research and Awards

"UGLY DELICIOUS" DELVES INTO THE COMPLICATED HISTORY OF AN AMERICAN STAPLE IN "FRIED CHICKEN"
Psyche Williams-Forson weighs in on the complex history of fried chicken.

UMD'S SCHOOL OF MUSIC APPOINTS ANDREA E. BROWN AS NEW MARCHING BAND DIRECTOR
Meet the new director of the Mighty Sound of Maryland.

UMD RECEIVES GRANT TO DEVELOP CULTURAL LITERACY CURRICULUM
Web-based materials in English, Arabic, Chinese and Russian will prepare students to be global professionals.

ASHWINI TAMBE BREAKS DOWN THE DIFFERENT FORMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Women's studies professor examines why we should not lump harassment together into one category.

CONTINUING RESEARCH BY DR. PARARA: “THE MANY ASPECTS OF THE CLASSICAL BOUQUET” 
Advancing her research project on the recently discovered volume Classical Bouquet, Professor Polyvia Parara has already presented three papers at international conferences.

ARHU ALUMNA AWARDED 2017 MORTON GOULD YOUNG COMPOSER AWARD
Dale Trumbore ’09, won for her choral piece “How to Go On.”

A MEMBER OF PUSSY RIOT IS IN A NEW PLAY THAT DRAMATIZES THE GROUP’S COURAGE
Belarus Free Theatre’s “Burning Doors" stops for two performances at The Clarice.

IN THIS FICTIONAL TOWN, THE CONSEQUENCES OF A SCHOOL SHOOTING ARE ALL TOO REAL
Jennifer Barclay’s “Ripe Frenzy” could be considered prescient if the event it describes wasn’t so depressingly routine.

YOUNG AMERICANS DON’T LIKE POLITICS AND PROTEST, NEW SURVEY SHOWS
Professor of History Robyn Leigh Muncy weighs in on new survey about young Americans.

TRUMP TAPS LONG HISTORICAL VEIN AGAINST IMMIGRATION
Julie Greene provides historical context for Trump's recent comments on immigration.

MOVEABLE EMPIRE
Julie Greene on how America’s imperial quest for labor shaped the hemisphere’s working class.

CONFRONTING SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND HOSTILE CLIMATES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Carole Stabile on the toll of working in an academic climate hostile to women and people of color.

ROSHAN INSTITUTE DIRECTOR: WE CANNOT BE SILENT ABOUT SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
Fatemeh Keshavarz encourages students and faculty to continue to express themselves.

WOMEN’S STUDIES PROFESSOR REFLECTS ON OUTPOURING OF SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS
Ashwini Tambe notes #MeToo campaign draws its steam from other collective efforts.

RUTH E. ZAMBRANA HONORED FOR BOOK ON MEXICAN AMERICANS AND EDUCATION
Book addresses research gap on the educational trajectories of Mexican Americans.

ARHU ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR RECEIVES KENNAN FELLOWSHIP
Valerie Anishchenkova received the George F. Kennan Fellowship for her latest project.

C-SPAN: ‘CHALLENGES AFTER WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE’
Prof Robyn Muncy discusses women’s voting rights after the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

UMD LINGUISTICS PROFESSOR AWARDED NSF GRANT
Naomi Feldman awarded NSF grant to study how children learn native languages.