Archive for March, 2010

Dissertation Haikus

You think an abstract is tough? Try 17 syllables. This delightful site can show you how to condense like you’ve never condensed before. (Thanks, Maggie!) Saint Riquier church Built, rebuilt, rebuilt, rebuilt Always something new. Rebecca Price University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Dissertation title: “The late Gothic abbey church of Saint-Riquier : an investigation of […]

2010 Scholarships for Doctoral Dissertation Research in Chinese Studies

CHINA TIMES CULTURAL FOUNDATION announces the 2010 Scholarships for Doctoral Dissertation Research in Chinese Studies: Candidates in the humanities or social sciences with an approved dissertation prospectus, enrolled at a university in the United States or Canada.  The basic award is $5,000.00.  There is a $10,000.00 special award given in memory of the founder Mr. Chi-Chung Yu, to the […]

Matt Saba Wins 2010 Margaret B. Sevcenko Prize

Current student Matt Saba won the 2010 Margaret B. Sevcenko Prize for his paper, “Abbasid Lusterware and the Aesthetics of ‘ajab.” The prize is granted annually by the Historians of Islamic Art Association for the best paper in Islamic art by a young scholar, defined as graduate school through three years past the PhD. Congratulations, Matt!

Short-Term Research Fellowships from the New York Public Library

A current student just let us know about these fellowships available from the New York Public Library for “scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, or independent research.”