Chronicler George Chauncey has actually gotten a $500,000 life time accomplishment honor from the Collection of Congress, the John W
NEW YORK CITY– Chronicler George Chauncey has actually gotten a $500,000 life time accomplishment honor from the Collection of Congress, the John W. Kluge Reward, the very first time the honor has actually mosted likely to a scholar in LGBTQ researches.
The reward is provided for accomplishment in the research study of mankind. Chauncey, a teacher of American background at Columbia College, is understood for such publications as “Gay New York City” and also “Why Marital relationship? The Background Forming Today’s Dispute over Gay Equal Rights.”
” Teacher Chauncey’s trailblazing profession provided all of us much better understanding right into, and also understanding of, the LGBTQ+ neighborhood and also background,” Curator of Congress Carla Hayden claimed in a declaration launched Wednesday. “His job that aided change our country’s legislations and also perspectives, illustrates the Kluge Facility’s goal to sustain research study at the crossway of the liberal arts and also public law.”
The Kluge reward is called for the late benefactor and also tv magnate. Previous champions consist of Drew Gilpin Faust and also John Hope Franklin.
” I am deeply recognized to get the Kluge Reward,” Chauncey claimed in a declaration, “and also happy that the Collection of Congress has actually acknowledged the significance and also vibrancy of the area of LGBTQ background.”