Tag Archive | Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies

Award Recipients Selected (20th Century Japan Research Awards: 2016-2017)

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2016-2017: Jonathan Bull, Assistant Professor at Hokkaido University  – “Settling the unsettled: history and memory in the construction of the Karafuto repatriate” Robert A. Hegwood, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania – “Diasporic Diplomacy: The intermediary role that Japanese Americans (Nikkei) […]

Congratulations, Award Recipients!

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2015-2016:   Anastasia Federova (Hokkaido University/Yale University) for her proposal, “Marxist Thought and Soviet Culture in Early Cold War Japan”       Miriam Kingsberg (University of Colorado at Boulder) for her proposal which is part of a larger project entitled,  “The […]

Fall Open House 2015

On Thursday, October 22, the Prange Collection and the George Meany Memorial AFL-CIO Archive, both housed in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland, co-sponsored an open house.   Following a short program, the guests were invited to view labor-related materials from both collections. Also see posts about the Prange Collection Open […]

Call for Applications: 20th Century Japan Research Awards, 2015-2016

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 […]

A Talk by Dr. Vanessa Ward (University of Otago)

Dr. Vanessa Ward, Lecturer, University of Otago, and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, will give a talk on “Publishing Progressive Thought in Occupied Japan” on Thursday, September 17, 12:30-1:30pm in 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall, University of Maryland. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Maryland Libraries and the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center […]

Award Recipients Selected

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2014-2015: Dr. Shota Ogawa, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Topic: “Imagining Natural Color: Impact of Color Film on Occupation-era Paper Media.”   Dr. Vanessa Ward, University of Otago Topic: “Publishing Progressive Thought in Occupied Japan.”     The Award, first offered in […]

Fall Open House 2014

On Wednesday, October 22, the Prange Collection hosted its annual Open House. This year, the event was used as an opportunity to officially welcome the new Curator of the Prange Collection, Dr. Yukako Tatsumi, to the UMD Libraries and to the broader campus community.  In addition, original materials from the Prange Collection were exhibited, and […]