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Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities
The Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities is dedicated to promoting scholarly life among faculty. The President of Seattle University bestows this award to a member of the College of Arts and Sciences faculty who is an outstanding teacher and scholar in one of the basic humanities disciplines.
Professor H. Hazel Hahn, who joined the History Department faculty in 2000, is the director of the Asian Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her research focuses on European urban history, European imperialism, and Southeast Asian urban and cultural history. She recently published Scenes of Parisian Modernity: Culture and Consumption in the Nineteenth Century (New York: Palgrave Macmillan) and is currently working on a book, “Cultures of Travel in the Nineteenth Century,” as well as on the history of urban planning in Indochina. She is also a co-editor of “Architectural-ized Asia,” about cases of architecture that are geographically and politically at the margins of Asia. Her article on representations of empires in French and English illustrated press will be published next year.
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