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Irene Silverblatt

Professor Emerita of Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0091
500 W 111th St, Apt 2B, New York, NY 10025

Awards & Honors

John Hope Franklin Center Book

University Duke University Press · 2004 Distinction given for Modern Inquisitions: Peru and the Colonial Origins of the Civilized World, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004.

Radcliffe Institute Fellowship

National Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study · 2001

Frieda L. Miller Fellow

University Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University · 2001 2001 - 2002


National American Society for Ethnohistory · 2001 2001-2002

Kreeger-Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor

University Northwestern University · 1997

Rockefeller Foundation Resident Fellowship

University Department of Spanish and Portuguese/Latin American Studies, University of Maryland · September 1992 Sept 1992 - Aug 1993


National John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation · 1992

Robert F. Heizer Prize

National American Society for Ethnohistory · 1988 Outstanding article: “Imperial Dilemmas, the Politics of Kinship, and Inca Reconstructions of History”, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Volume 30, Issue 1 (Jan 1988), pp. 83-102.

Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Museum of Natural History · August 1987 Aug 1987 July 1988

Fellowship for Advanced International Research

National Social Science Research Council · August 1987 Aug 1987-July 1988

Fellowships for Pre-Doctoral Research

National Wenner Gren Foundation; Organization for American States; Henry, Princeton University · 1980