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Dr. Boag’s Exhibit Wins Award

The American Association of State and Local History has announced that the exhibit that Peter Boag co-curated at the Washington State History Museum last year, “Crossing Boundaries: Portraits of a Transgender West, 1860-1940” has earned an “Award of Excellence” (defined as, “The Award of Excellence, which is presented for excellence in history programs, projects, and people when compared with similar activities nationwide.”).
The awards are announced on the AASLH blog at

Dr. Kersting-Lark Receives Award

Dulce Kersting-Lark (MA Public History) was recently honored as one of twelve recipients of this year’s “Esto Perpetua”  Award by the Idaho State Historical Society.
“The award — which takes its name from the state’s motto, “Let it be perpetual” — honors people and organizations who collect, preserve and promote state and local history.”
Read more here.

Dr. Chastain Wins Grant

Andra Chastain won a 2022 New Faculty Seed Grant for her project entitled “Global Urban Histories in the Americas: Santiago, Chile,” which includes support to complete revisions her book Chile Underground: The Santiago Metro and the Struggle for a Rational City, as well as preliminary research for a new project on the history of urban air pollution in the Americas.