Tag Archive | Awards

A Talk by W. Evan Young: Health & Home in Occupation-Era Japan

Dr. W. Evan Young, a Professor at Dickinson College and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, will give a talk on “Health and Home in Occupation-Era Japan: Promoting Medical Knowledge in Popular Women’s Magazines” on Thursday, October 4, 2018, 12:30-1:30pm in 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall, University of Maryland. The event is free and open to the public. […]

Interview with Emily Cole, Research Award Recipient 2018

Each year, the recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards visit the University of Maryland to use the materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection.  They often spend a week or more on campus.  They are interviewed at the end of their stay about their research experience. One of the two recipients of the award for […]

A Talk by Robert Hegwood (University of Pennsylvania) is now available on YouTube

We are happy to announce that the lunchtime talk by Robert Hegwood, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, is now available on the Prange Collection’s YouTube channel.   His talk is entitled ““Rebuilding Japan’s Image: Japanese Americans and Japan’s Postwar Grassroots Diplomacy.”   It was delivered on […]

Recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2017-2018

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2017-2018: Emily Cole, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oregon, for her topic, “Life in the Ruins: Photography during the Allied Occupation of Japan, 1945-1952.” W. Evan Young, Assistant Professor at Dickinson College, for his topic, “Health and Home in Occupation-Era Japan: Women’s […]

Interview with Robert Hegwood, Research Award Recipient

Each year, the recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards visit the University of Maryland to use the materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection.  They often spend a week or more on campus.  They are interviewed at the end of their stay about their research experience. One of the two recipients of the award for […]

Interview with Jonathan Bull, Research Award Recipient

Each year, the recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards visit the University of Maryland to use the materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection.  They often spend a week or more on campus.  They are interviewed at the end of their stay about their research experience. One of the two recipients of the […]

Call for Applications: 20th Century Japan Research Awards, 2017-2018

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960.  Holders of the Ph.D. or an equivalent degree are eligible […]