Category Archives: Awards/Honors

Book award for BC alumnus

Boston College alumnus Hidetaka Hirota has been honored with the First Book Award from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society for his book Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy (Oxford University Press). The award … Continue reading

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Award-winning BC Law exhibit catalog

The American Association of Law Libraries has awarded its 2018 Law Library Publication Award (Print Division) to the BC Law creators of Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist, the catalog that accompanied an exhibition of the same name in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room … Continue reading

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Award for Weiskott

The 2018 Beatrice White Prize has been awarded to Associate Professor of English Eric Weiskott for English Alliterative Verse: Poetic Tradition and Literary History (Cambridge University Press). Presented by the English Association based at the University of Leicester, the Beatrice … Continue reading

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Life on the farm

The Goats Songs (Univerity of North Texas Press, 2018) by Boston College Associate Professor of English James Najarian, has been awarded the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. Najarian’s debut collection is inspired by his upbringing on a farm in Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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Savage’s book on the shortlist

Boston College Robert Savage’s book The BBC’s ‘Irish Troubles’: Television, Conflict and Northern Ireland has been named to the shortlist for the 25th Christopher Ewart-Biggs Literary Prize. The winner of the prize, named for the British ambassador to Ireland who was murdered … Continue reading

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Book award for Ross

Everyday Renaissances: The Quest for Cultural Legitimacy in Venice (Harvard University Press) by History Professor Sarah Gwyneth Ross has been awarded the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History by the Society for Italian Historical Studies, an affiliate … Continue reading

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Margaret Thomas appointed LSA archivist

The Linguistic Society of America has appointed Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures Professor of Linguistics Margaret Thomas as LSA Archivist, for an initial term of three years. Among her responsibilities, Thomas will act as a liaison between the Western Historical Manuscript … Continue reading

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