2022 Pulitzer Prize in History Awarded to NYU’s Nicole Eustace and Ada Ferrer

New York University historians Nicole Eustace and Ada Ferrer have been jointly awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in History for their respective works

Eustace’s "Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America" and Ferrer’s "Cuba: An American History".

Covered with Night recounts a 1722 killing of an Indigenous hunter by two white fur traders in Conestoga, Pa., while Cuba

“With Covered With Night, Eustace takes us deep into the cultural worlds and worldviews of early 18th-century native peoples of the Susquehanna Valley,”

“In an examination of a confrontation between indigenous peoples’ conceptions of justice and English law used by colonial settlers, 

“Ada Ferrer, a leading historian of Cuba, provides a succinct yet wide-ranging history of U.S.-Cuba relations from the point of view of the island and its inhabitants,”

“It is full of memorable vignettes, beginning with the fact that Christopher Columbus made landfall on the island and not on the North American continent,

Lorraine Kelly fights back tears as she overcomes fear after