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Nine named 2013 Cabot Fellows

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Faculty honored for outstanding publications

Nine professors in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences have been named Walter Channing Cabot Fellows. The 2013 honorees were awarded for their distinguished publications.

The 2013 honorees:

Jonathan Hughes Bolton, professor of Slavic languages and literatures, “Worlds of Dissent: Charter 77, The Plastic People of the Universe, and Czech Culture under Communism” (Harvard University Press, 2012)

Andrew D. Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, “Fabricating Consumers: The Sewing Machine in Modern Japan” (University of California Press, 2011)

Yukio Lippit, professor of history of art and architecture, “Painting of the Realm: The Kano House of Painters in Seventeenth-Century Japan” (University of Washington Press, 2012)

Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History, “The Cossack Myth: History and Nationhood in the Age of Empires” (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Leah Price, Francis Lee Higginson Professor of English Literature, “How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain” (Princeton University Press, 2012)

Michael Eric Rosen, professor of government, “Dignity: Its History and Meaning” (Harvard University Press, 2012)

Robert J. Sampson, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, “Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect” (University of Chicago Press, 2012)

Karen Laura Thornber, professor of comparative literature, “Ecoambiguity: Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures” (University of Michigan Press, 2012)

E. J. Michael Witzel, Wales Professor of Sanskrit, “The Origins of the World’s Mythologies” (Oxford University Press, 2013)