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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Brandon M. Schechter Awarded AHA's Paul Birdsall Prize for "The Stuff of Soldiers"

Brandon M. Schechter (HI Research Affiliate; Visiting Assistant Professor, NYU-Shanghai) received the American Historical Association's Paul Birdsall Prize for his The Stuff of Soldiers: A History of the Red Army in World War II through Objects (Cornell University Press).
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Irina Reyfman and Andrew Kahn Translate Radishchev for the Russian Library

Irina Reyfman (Professor and Chair, Slavic Languages) is co-translator with Andrew Kahn (University of Oxford) of Alexander Radishchev's Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow, one of the most important works to come out of the age of Catherine the Great. The translation was published in the Russian Library by Columbia University Press.
Monday, October 19, 2020

Padma Desai's "Russian Political Humor in Comparative Perspective" Published in The International Economy

Padma Desai's (Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor Emerita of Comparative Economic Systems) "Russian Political Humor in Comparative Perspective" appears in the Summer 2020 issue of The International Economy.
Friday, October 16, 2020

Frajlich and Meyer and the University of Rzeszów's Journal Tematy i Konteksty

Anna Frajlich (Senior Lecturer Emerita) published an article on Kazimierz Wierzyński's Polish translation of Alexander Blok's "Venice" in Tematy i Konteksty, the current issue of which is devoted to problems of translation. Ronald Meyer (Adj. Associate Professor, Slavic) has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Tematy i Konteksty, which is published by the University of Rzeszów.
Friday, October 16, 2020

Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize Awarded to Kate Brown for Her Environmental History of the Chernobyl Disaster

Kate Brown (Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, MIT) was named the recipient of the Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize by ASEEES for her monograph "Manual for Survival: An Environmental History of the Chernobyl Disaster" (W. W. Norton  & Co.).