What Are the Grad Students Doing?
2011 was a year of accomplishments for the UConn History Department's graduate students.
Dominic DeBrincat served as Visiting Assistant Professor in U.S. History at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Catherine Thompson served as Visiting Assistant Professor in U.S. History at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.
Mike Neagle's article, "'That Magnificient Land of Sunshine, Health, and Wealth': How U.S. Entrepreneurs Sold Cuba's Isle of Pines," was accpeted for publication in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
Daniel Platt's article, "An Icon Adrift: The Modern Library in the 1990s," was accepted for publication in Book History, the journal of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing.
Dominic DeBrincat's review article, "Breaking the Bench: Judicial Subordination and Submission in the Early American Republic," was published on H-Net.
Mike Limberg won a Clarke Chambers Travel Fellowship to work in the Kautz Family YMCA Papers at the University of Minnesota.
Jessica Linker won the Ruth R. & Alyson R. Miller Fellowship in Women's History from the Massachusetts Historical Society, the Reese Award in American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas from the Virginia Historical Society, and the Filson Historical Society Fellowship.
Adam Hill won the Graduate Student Prize at the Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies for his paper, "The Colonial Body as Artifact: Mummies and Curses in Late Modern Britain."
Alea Henle was awarded a University of Connecticut Humanities Institute dissertation fellowship for the 2011–2012 academic year.
Maureen Harris won an Irish Language Summer Award from the Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange.
Jeffrey Egan won the Hardin Craig Memorial Prize from the Frank C. Munson Institute of American Maritime History.
Mike Limberg, Eddie Guimont, Jessica Linker, Adam Hill, Alea Henle, Daniel Platt, Kate Aguilar, and Hilary Bogert-Winkler all presented papers at conferences such as the UConn Humanities Institute's 10th Anniversary Conference, the Northeastern Conference on British Studies, and the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians.2011-12-17