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May 7, 2008

Awards and Honors, University at Albany-SUNY College of Arts & Sciences

• Professor Christine Bose of the departments of Sociology, Women’s Studies, and Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies was selected as a Fulbright Senior Scholar. She spent four weeks this spring at the University of Costa Rica in San Jose. While there she taught a graduate seminar on “Transformations of Capitalism and Women’s Paid and Unpaid Carework” and presented a conference paper, both based on her recent co-edited book Global Dimensions of Gender and Carework by Stanford University Press 2006.

• New faculty member Patrick Nold (History) has been accepted for a prestigious fellowship through the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti, Florence, Italy, for the 2008-09 academic year.

• Professor Edward Schwarzschild (English) was named a Fulbright Scholar and spent the spring 2008 semester in Spain teaching courses in American literature and American writing and visual arts to students at the University of Zaragoza.

• Professor John Monfasani (History) received a grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to spend two weeks in Venice during summer 2008 to work on three Bessarion projects at the Biblioteca Marciana.

• Professor Lynne Tillman (English) was nominated in 2007 to the PEN Executive Board, is on the Advisory Board for the Wexner Prize in the Arts, and is fiction editor of Fence Magazine.

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