Keisha Blain's Set The World on Fire wins Berkshire Prize, Darlene Clark Hine Award
Pitt History professor Keisha Blain's book, Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018), has won both the the Organization of American Historians' 2019 Darlene Clark Hine Award and the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians first book award.
History Major Krithika Pennathur nominated for University of Pittsburgh Senior of the Year
Krithika Pennathur will graduate with majors in History, English Writing and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) along with minors in Chemistry and Applied Statistics and a certificate in Transatlantic Studies.
Five Students Accepted to Study Abroad in Mongolia
Five of James Pickett’s students were so engaged by his class Empires of the Steppe: Eurasia from the Mongols to the Soviet Union, they each decided to apply to study in Mongolia.