Ada Ferrer’s Book Wins Prestigious Prize

Ada Ferrer, professor of history and Latin American and Caribbean studies at New York University, has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Frederick Douglass Book Prize for her book “Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution” (Cambridge University Press). The Douglass Prize was created jointly by Yale University’s Gilder LehrmanContinue reading “Ada Ferrer’s Book Wins Prestigious Prize”

CLACS faculty members excelled at the AHA book awards

Ada Ferrer and Greg Grandin were announced to be two of the American Historical Association (AHA) awards recipients for history books published in 2014. Greg Grandin, CLACS affiliated faculty, won the Albert J. Beveridge Award for his book The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World.  This award is for the best bookContinue reading “CLACS faculty members excelled at the AHA book awards”