The IPRH Prizes for Research in the Humanities allow us to celebrate excellence in humanities scholarship. These prizes recognize outstanding humanities research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with awards given at the student and faculty levels. The awards will be presented at a reception at 4:00 on May 2, 2019 in the IPRH Lecture Hall at the Levis Faculty Center. Please join us in congratulating this year's prize winners.
A. Naomi Paik (Asian American Studies), “Between Rights and Rightlessness: Haitian Migrants and the Elusive Promises of Humanitarianism,” emisférica 14, no. 1 (2018).
Lindsay Rose Russell (English), “Toward a Feminist Historiography of Lexicography,” Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America. 39, no. 1 (2018): 167-183.
Renée Trilling (English), “Health and Healing in the Anglo-Saxon World,” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History. Third series v. 13 (2016) [Published Dec. 2018].
GRADUATE STUDENT PRIZES
Marcelo Boccato Kuyumjian (Music), “Samba is Black: Making Race in a ‘Raceless’ Genre.” Nominated by Professor Gabriel Solis and written for MUS 576: Doctoral Projects, directed by Professor Solis.
Yue Liao (Anthropology), “Creating Non-polluted Vegetable Baskets: Pesticide Governmentality and the Politics of Security in China’s Risky Society,” nominated by Professor Jeffrey T. Martin and submitted for ANTH 499: The Anthropology of Policing, taught by Professor Martin.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PRIZES
Emma Levine, “The Horror of It All: The Upsetting of Anthropocentric Ideals in New Horror,” nominated by Professor Trish Loughran and submitted for ENGL 391: Honors Individual Study, directed by Professor Loughran.
Brittany Lundberg, “Awakening From the Dream: Satire, Science Fiction, and Dystopias,” nominated by Professor Anthony Pollock and submitted for ENGL 390: Advanced Individual Study, directed by Professor Pollock.
More information about IPRH Prizes for Research in the Humanities can be found online at www.iprh.illinois.edu.