NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
August 3, 2020
The British Academy welcomes 86 new Fellows to its world-leading Fellowship, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to subjects within the humanities and social sciences. The 86 academics elected include 52 new UK-based Fellows, 30 overseas academics joining our Corresponding Fellowship and four new Honorary Fellows.
July 13, 2020
Professor Sarah bin Tyeer has been awarded the Hettleman Junior Faculty Grant by the Office of the Provost. The award is for her project, Canons and Empires: Tensions in Arabic Literary History. For more information, see here.
July 7, 2020
Rym Bettaieb received the Provost’s Innovative Course Design Award to develop the Shahid Listening website. The goal of this project is to provide Columbia Arabic students with authentic listening resources accompanied by a guided learning strategy. The project aims to create a new Arabic language website that is stable, secure, user friendly, and accessible to students
May 27, 2020
Dr. Debashree Mukherjee has been awarded a Humanities War and Peace Initiative Grant for a collaborative project with Dr. Ying Qian (EALAC) and Dr. Laliv Melamed (Goethe University, Frankfurt). Their multi-sited project, “Inflamed Publics: A Sensory Study of Social Media, Violence, and Resistance,” investigates the relation between everyday digital media