Monthly Archives: March 2016

Council for European Studies Undergraduate Paper Prize

The Council for European Studies is offering Undergraduate Paper Prizes. Northern Illinois University is a member of the Council for European Studies, so NIU undergraduate students are encouraged to submit papers for these prizes in the Humanities and the Social … Continue reading

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Newberry Graduate Scholar-in-Residence Program

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
The Newberry Library in Chicago is offering residencies for graduate students researching and writing their dissertations.  Graduate students receive a carrel and have access to the impressive rare book, pamphlet,…

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Brussels Attacks

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Militants carried out attacks in Brussels this morning, exploding two bombs at the airport and another at a subway station during the busy rush hour commute. Dozens of people have…

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Penis Politics and Gender History

My friend and colleague, Rachel Hope Cleves, has written a commentary on the history of penis politics in the American presidential politics. This piece responds to the recent allusions to Donald Trump’s phallus in the United States presidential primaries by … Continue reading

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