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Department of History

Accomplishments

UofSC History Students and Alumni Continue to Excel

National Prizes and Awards, 2019-2021

AbbVie Immunology Scholarship: Jilliam Hinderliter
https://abbvieimmunologyscholarship.com/

 

Alyce Whayne Hunley Grant (University of Kansas): Jeff Williams
https://spencer.lib.ku.edu/using-the-library/travel-awards

 

American Historical Association Research Grants: Lewis Eliot
https://www.historians.org/awards-and-grants/grants-and-fellowships

 

Association for Research Libraries Diversity Scholarship: Patrice Greene
https://www.arl.org/category/our-priorities/diversity-equity-inclusion/

 

Charleston Research Fellowship at the Center for Southern Jewish Culture: Jillian Hinderliter
https://jewish-south.cofc.edu/research-fellowships/

 

Gilder Lerhman Research Fellowships: Lewis Eliot, DJ Polite
https://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-and-events/scholarly-fellowships

 

John A. Peters Fellowship (University of Wisconsin): Alexandra Belthenfalvy
https://www.library.wisc.edu/friends/friends-grants/grants-in-aid/

 

John Carter Brown Library Fellowships: Lewis Eliot, Caleb Wittum
https://jcblibrary.org/fellowships

 

Massachusetts Historical Society: Pat O’Brien, Roberto Flores de Apodaca
https://www.masshist.org/research/fellowships

 

Schoenecke Travel Grant: Andrew Walgren
http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/

 

Southern Regional Education Board Dissertation Fellowship: DJ Polite
https://www.sreb.org/general-information/doctoral-award

 

William A. Elwood Fellowship (University of Virginia): Emily Martin
https://harrison.library.virginia.edu/fellowships/

 

UofSC Prizes and Awards, 2019-2021

Becht Family Endowment Fund Award: Alexandra Bethlenfalvy, Madeleine Steiner, Caleb Wittum
https://sc.edu/financialaid/scholarshipmgmt/scholarshipprint.php?catid=24&scatid=63

 

Bilinski Dissertation Fellowships: Andrew Gutkowski, Jillian Hinderliter, Maurice Robinson, Madeleine Steiner
https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/internal/graduatestudents/bilinski_fellows/index.php

 

Bridge Humanities Corps Fellowships: Melissa DeVelvis, Lewis Eliot, Andrew Gutkowski, Andrew Walgren
https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/internal/graduatestudents/bridge_humanities/index.php

 

Emily Thompson Award (University of South Carolina WGST Program): Jillian Hinderliter
https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/womens_and_gender_studies/apply/fellowships_and_awards/index.php

 

Graduate Civic Scholars Program: Jillian Hinderliter, DJ Polite
https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/graduate_school/opportunities_support/scholarly_initiatives/graduate_civic_scholars_program/index.php

 

Harriott Hampton Faucette Award (University of South Carolina WGST Program): Jillian Hinderliter
https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/womens_and_gender_studies/apply/fellowships_and_awards/index.php

                                

SPARC Grants: Alexandra Bethlenfalvy, Melissa DeVelvis, Lewis Eliot, Jill Found, Stephanie Riley, Madeleine Steiner, Andrew Walgren, Jeff Williams, Caleb Wittum
https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/research/internal_funding_awards/students/sparc/index.php

 

University of South Carolina Breakthrough Graduate Scholar: Lewis Eliot
https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/research/internal_funding_awards/students/btstudentaward.php

 

Walker Institute Fellowship: Helen Marodin
https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/walker_institute/index.php

 

Books Since 2016

Kevin Dawson, Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018).     

  • Winner of the 2019 Harriet Tubman Prize

 

Tiffany Florvil, Mobilizing Black Germany: Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement (Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2020).

 

Tiffany Florvil (ed.), Rethinking Black German Studies: Approaches, Interventions, and Histories (New York: Peter Lang, 2018).

 

Bethany Johnson, You’re Doing it Wrong!: Mothering, Media, and Medical Expertise (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019).

  • Co-authored with Margaret Quinlan

 

Andrew Kettler, The Smell of Slavery: Olfactory Racism and the Atlantic World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020).

 

Evan Kutzler, Living by Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019).

 

Evan Kutzler (ed.), Prison Pens: Gender, Memory, and Imprisonment in the Writings of Mollie Scollay and Wash Nelson, 1863-1866 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2019).

  • Co-edited with Timothy Williams

 

Evan Kutzler, Ossabaw Island: A Sense of Place (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2016).

 

Tyler Parry, Jumping the Broom: The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020).

 

David Prior, Between Freedom and Progress: The Lost World of Reconstruction Politics (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019).

 

David Prior (ed.), Reconstruction in a Globalizing World (New York: Fordham University Press, 2018).

 

Rebecca Shrum, In the Looking Glass: Mirrores and Identity in Early America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017).

 

Rebecca Shrum, Introduction to Public History: Interpreting the Past, Engaging Audiences (New York: Rowman and Littlefield Press, 2017).

  • Co-authored with Cherstin Lyon and Elizabeth Nix

 

Louis Venters, No Jim Crow Church: The Origins of South Carolina’s Bah’i Community (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015).

 

Since 2016, Uof SC Students and Alumni have published peer-reviewed articles in:

Acadiensis

American Jewish History

American Studies

Archival History

Atlantic Studies

Early American Studies

European Journal of American Culture

Historical Journal

History Workshop Journal

Journal of American Culture

Journal of American History

Journal of American Studies

Journal of Civil and Human Rights

Journal of Contemporary African Studies

Journal of Glass Studies

Journal of Global Slavery

Journal of Presbyterian History

Journal of Southern History

Le Marin du Nord

Past & Present

Patterns of Prejudice

Slavery & Abolition

Sociales

South Carolina Historical Magazine

The Public Historian

 

Since 2016 Uof SC Students and Alumni have published peer-reviewed essays in:

Black Perspectives

Borealia: A Group Blog on Early Canadian History

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum Blog

Contingent Magazine

Current Affairs

Dissent

Fatherly

Jacobin

Jewish Women, Amplified

Kugels and Collards: An Affiliate Blog of Historic Columbia

Newport History

Scalawag

The Activist History Review

The Conversation

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s Blog

The Professor Is In

The Washington Post

Vox

 

Students have Recently Presented at:

American Association for the History of Medicine

American Association for State and Local History

American Historical Association

British Association for American Studies

Comparative Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans

Consortium on the Revolutionary Era

Florida Conference of Historians

Institute of Humane Studies

Labor and Working-Class History Association

National Council of Public Historians

North American Conference on British Studies

Society for the History of Technology

South Carolina Historical Association

Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies

Transformations in Africana Studies

Urban History Association


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