Film, Video Kluge Prize Award Ceremony 2018: Drew Gilpin Faust
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- Kluge Prize Award Ceremony 2018: Drew Gilpin Faust
- Drew Gilpin Faust, historian, university president and author of the Bancroft Prize-winning book "This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War" received the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity during a gala ceremony in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress. The $1 million Kluge Prize is bestowed through the generosity of the late John W. Kluge.
- September 12, 2018
- - Carla Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress.
- - Raised in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, Drew Gilpin Faust attended Concord Academy in Massachusetts. She received her bachelor's degree from Bryn Mawr College in 1968, and her master's and doctorate degrees in American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. A prolific scholar, Faust has written six books including "A Sacred Circle: The Dilemma of the Intellectual in the Old South, 1840-1860," "James Henry Hammond and the Old South: A Design for Mastery," "The Creation of Confederate Nationalism: Ideology and Identity in the Civil War South," "Southern Stories: Slaveholders in Peace and War," "Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War" and "This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War." Faust's other honors include honorary doctorates from Bowdoin College, Peking University, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, Princeton University, Oxford University, University of Maryland Baltimore County and Boston College. Faust has been included in the Forbes Magazine list of 100 Most Powerful Women, and the National Endowment for the Humanities selected her to give the Jefferson Lecture in 2011.
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