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Brian Bockelman
Brian Bockelman, a visiting scholar at NIU’s Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, has received a major fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue his research and writing on Argentine history in the late 19th century. The generous award of $50,400 will allow him to work full-time for 12 months on...
A boy flees Paris during the Battle of France. The photograph is the work of Theresa Bonney and published in her “Europe’s Children, 1939-1943” book of photographs.
Northern Illinois University faculty members have been named as recipients of three highly competitive funding awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities. NIU received more grants in this latest award cycle than any other Illinois institution. NEH grants went to: Heide Fehrenbach, a Board of Trustees Professor of history, who received a $50,400 Fellowship...
Graphic: Rethinking the role of women in politics
What is the appropriate role of women in political life? Are women fundamentally different than men? How does “femininity” qualify or disqualify women from political participation? These questions have been debated for millennia, going back to Plato and the ancient Greeks. But award-winning NIU Department of Political Science professor Andrea Radasanu says the topic has...