Eleven faculty members have been awarded 2016 Walter Channing Cabot Fellowships for their outstanding publications. The 2016 honorees are:

Suzanne Preston Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, “Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power, and Identity c. 1300” (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Khaled El-Rouayheb, James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic and of Islamic Intellectual History, “Islamic Intellectual History in the Seventeenth-Century: Scholarly Currents in the Ottoman Empire and the Maghreb” (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Marla Frederick, Professor of African and African American Studies and of Religion, “Colored Television: American Religion Gone Global” (Stanford University Press, 2015)

Susan Greenhalgh, John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society, “Fat-talk Nation: The Human Costs of America’s War on Fat” (Cornell University Press, 2015)

Jeffrey Hamburger, Kuno Francke Professor of German Art & Culture, “The Prayer Book of Ursula Begerin” co–authored with Nigel Palmer, 2 vols. (Urs Graf Verlag, 2015) and “Unter Druck: Mitteleuropäische Buchmalerei im Zeitalter Gutenbergs” co–authored with Robert Suckale and Gude Suckale–Redlefsen (Quaternio Verlag, 2015). [‘Under Pressure’: Central European Manuscript Illumination in the Age of Gutenberg]

Tamar Herzog, Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs and Radcliffe Alumnae Professor, “Frontiers of Possession: Spain and Portugal in Europe and the Americas” (Harvard University Press, 2015)

Robin Kelsey, Shirley Carter Burden Professor of Photography, “Photography and the Art of Chance” (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015)

Deidre Shauna Lynch, Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature, “Loving Literature: A Cultural History” (University of Chicago Press, 2015)

John M. Mugane, Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures and Director of the African Language Program, “The Story of Swahili” (Ohio University Press, 2015)

Kate van Orden, Dwight P. Robinson Jr. Professor of Music, “Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in 16th-Century Europe” (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Nicholas Watson, Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature, “John of Morigny’s Liber florum celestis doctrine: An Edition and Commentary” with Claire Fanger (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2015)