Navigation Links
NJIT history professor receives national endowment for humanities
Date:2/5/2009

Richard B. Sher, PhD, a professor of history at NJIT and a former Guggenheim Fellow, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to edit a volume of the correspondence of James Boswell, the eighteenth-century Scottish writer. Boswell was best known for his biography of Samuel Johnson. Sher's research focuses on the thought and culture of 18th century Scotland.

Yale University Press will publish the book in its Research Series of the Yale Boswell Editions, one of the oldest and most esteemed literary series in the world.

Sher, of Maplewood, will research the project this winter and spring at Yale University and next summer at the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

"Receiving an NEH Fellowship is a great personal honor," Professor Sher said, "but it also highlights the extraordinary scholarly activity of the NJIT history faculty and the entire federated history department at NJIT and Rutgers University-Newark." Sher has been on the NJIT faculty for 30 years and holds the rank of distinguished professor.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sheryl Weinstein
sheryl.m.weinstein@njit.edu
973-596-3436
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Italys geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarezs new book
2. Human connection to our nations fisheries comes alive through oral history project
3. Revealing the evolutionary history of threatened sea turtles
4. New study indicates link between weight gains during pregnancy and dieting history
5. Research pushes back history of crop development 10,000 years
6. NYU, American Museum of Natural History receive $1.6 million NSF grant
7. Greenland ice core reveals history of pollution in the Arctic
8. Fossil and molecular evidence reveals the history of major marine biodiversity hotspots
9. Unheard of life history for a vertebrate
10. Geology and biology meet in the history of US southwestern desert surface waters
11. Smithsonian scientists find evidence that could rewrite Hawaiis botanical history
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... , March 28, 2017 The ... Hardware (Camera, Monitors, Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, ... Region - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... 2016 and is projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion ... and 2022. The base year considered for the study ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... 24, 2017 The Controller General of Immigration from ... Abdulla Algeen have received the prestigious international IAIR Award for the ... Continue Reading ... ... Controller Abdulla Algeen (small picture on the right) have received the IAIR ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... The report "Gesture Recognition and Touchless Sensing Market by Technology (Touch-based ... to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to be worth USD ... 2022. Continue Reading ... ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... and LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. , Oct. ... Cancer Research, London (ICR) and University ... SKY92, SkylineDx,s prognostic tool to risk-stratify patients with multiple myeloma ... MUK nine . The University of Leeds ... partly funded by Myeloma UK, and ICR will perform the ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... 2017 , ... San Diego-based team building and cooking events company, Lajollacooks4u, has ... The bold new look is part of a transformation to increase awareness, appeal to ... period. , It will also expand its service offering from its signature gourmet cooking ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 10, 2017 International research firm Parks Associates announced ... at the TMA 2017 Annual Meeting , October 11 in ... residential home security market and how smart safety and security products impact ... Parks Associates: Smart Home ... "The residential security market has ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... DIEGO , Oct. 9, 2017  BioTech ... biological mechanism by which its ProCell stem cell ... critical limb ischemia.  The Company, demonstrated that treatment ... amount of limbs saved as compared to standard ... the molecule HGF resulted in reduction of therapeutic ...
Breaking Biology Technology: