NEW YORK ASSOCIATION
Shakespeare was a Woman and Other Heresies: Challenging Academic Orthodoxy
Join PBKNY for an in-person event in October with author Elizabeth Winkler to discuss her recent book and the difficulties of challenging entrenched academic orthodoxy.
PBKNY member Allan Grafman will introduce the author and moderate discussion.
The event will have a remote option and will include guests from PBK National and The Elizabethan Club of Yale University.
Read about the book and find links to order at Simon & Schuster. Copies will be available for purchase and signature at the event.
Final dates and registration TBA.
Rebuilding the South Street Seaport: Pier 17 in its Urban Context
Join PBKNY on Wednesday October 4 for a walkthrough of the new Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport, led by Adam Meister, Senior VP of Development for the Howard Hughes Corporation.
Learn about the Architectural, Urban Planning, and Development history of the Seaport in the context of redeveloping New York City's waterfront.
Finish the event with an informal get-together at one of the Pier's venues.
Registration information coming soon.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society's Sibley and Jensen Fellowships are now open! Please find details from the national Society's monthly newsletter and links to their webpages below:
"This year, the award may be used for the study of Greek culture (including language, literature, history, archaeology). It carries a stipend of $20,000 and is intended for women in the early stages of their careers and was designed to reward them with the experience of researching and living abroad."
The Walter J. Jensen Fellowship: This "is awarded annually to be used for the study of French language, literature, and culture for at least six continuous months of study in France. It carries a stipend of $17,000."
This Committee was formed to advance discussion and critical thinking about the issues facing people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, those with disabilities, and all persons and groups who have historically been oppressed or marginalized within American society.
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per month (except summer months generally) and virtual committee meetings every 2-3 months for event planning.
For more information or to set up an informal interview, please contact Diversity & Inclusion Committee Co-Chair Nicole Lancia.
Are you a Phi Beta Kappa Member? Is it time to renew your dues? Would you like to become a Lifetime Member? You can do so here.
Interested in becoming a part of the Phi Beta Kappa New York Association? Learn more here.
Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards
The Phi Beta Kappa Society announced the 2022 Book Awards winners. This annual award acknowledges "outstanding scholarly books published in the United States."
The Christian Gauss Award: Farah Jasmine Griffin's Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Award: Tiya Alica Miles' All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake
The Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein's The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, & Dreams Deferred
To learn more about this year's winners, please visit the national Society's webpage.