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whose new book, For All of Humanity: Mesoamerican and Colonial Medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala, was awarded Honorable Mention for the inaugural Bandeler-Lavrin Prize, given by the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies for the best book in colonial history.

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will appear on an upcoming episode of the television show "Who Do You Think You Are?"  She helped celebrity Aisha Tyler research her ancestry.  The episode airs on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 9/8c on TLC.  This promo has a few snippets from the episode:

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who recently received SBSRI research grants.

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who recently received a research fellowship from the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

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who recently received a PhD Dissertation Award from the Latin American Studies Association Health, Science, and Technology Section for her recent dissertation, "Delivering the Nation, Raising the State: The Politics of Race and Gender in Bolivia's Obstetric Movement, 1900 - 1982," directed by Professor Jadwiga Pieper-Mooney.  The PhD Dissertation Award recognizes a PhD dissertation written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, that makes a valuable contribution to the humanistic and social... Read more

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On Easter Sunday, March 27, Professor and History Department Head, Kevin Gosner, will speak at The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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Editor's note:  This is the second of a two-part interview Alexander C. Cook conducted with four specialists in the study of China's Cultural Revolution.  We will have at least one more post related to this year's anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, in the form of a list of suggested readings that flags recommended books, most of which deal with issues discussed in this tow-part interview.

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Editor's note:  This is the first of a two-part roundtable interview we invited Alexander C. Cook, editor of the well-received Cambridge University Press book Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History, to conduct with four scholars who have been doing important work on the final decade of Mao Zedong's rule and were part of a recent American Historical Association panel that he chaired.

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Congratulations to Anabel for receiving the Wilbur R. Jacobs Fellow at the Huntington Library for a one month fellowship, and an invitation to participate at the Grasping Waters Summer Institute at the University of Minnesota.

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