Dissertation Awards for Daniel Stein
Dr. des. Daniel Stein has recently been awarded two distinguished dissertation prizes. On November 4, 2010, he received the Christian-Gottlob-Heyne-Preis for the best dissertation of the year in the Göttingen humanities. The prize was awarded during the annual ceremony of the GSGG at the Aula Wilhelmsplatz. Click here to read the official press release.
On October 21, 2010, Dr. Stein also received the Rolf-Kentner-Dissertationspreis for excellent contributions to the field of American Studies. He accepted the award during a ceremony at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies, during which he also gave a lecture on "'My Life Has Always been an Open Book': Louis Armstrong, American Autobiographer".
His award-winning dissertation is forthcoming as Music Is My Life: Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz (Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P). The American Studies Section congratulates Dr. Stein on his achievements.