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Yipeng Shen Receives Mellon Research Fellowship for Chinese Youth Culture Book Project

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Yipeng Shen, associate professor of language and culture studies and international studies at Trinity College, has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Mid-Career Research Fellowship at Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center for 2017-2018. The fellowship, which supports a year of intensive work, will allow Shen to complete his book, Globalization and Chinese Youth Culture. The project […]

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Vijay Prashad Discusses New Book at UN Headquarters in New York


George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Trinity College Professor of International Studies Vijay Prashad recently released a new book called Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World with co-editor Karim Makdisi. The book is a close and informed study of the UN in the region that taught […]

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Leslie Desmangles Delivers Shirley G. Wassong Memorial Lecture

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While many people are familiar with the persecution of Jews by the Nazis during the 1930s and 1940s, fewer know about the cruelty and oppression Jews faced in 15th century Spain and later in Portugal. During a Catholic Inquisition that lasted for centuries, thousands of Jews were burned at the stake or imprisoned. This prompted […]

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Vijay Prashad’s Book ‘No Free Left: The Futures of Indian Communism’ Named to ‘Top 10 of 2015’ List by Indian Newspaper


The end of the 2015 calendar year has brought a new honor to Trinity College’s George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies Vijay Prashad. The Hindu, a leading newspaper in South India, has selected Idathu Thiruppam Elithalla, the Tamil edition of Prashad’s book No Free Left: The Futures […]

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Assistant Professor Anida Yoeu Ali Displays Her Thought-Provoking Performances as ‘The Red Chador’


Trinity College is hosting an exhibition by 2015-2016 McGill Visiting Assistant Professor in International Studies Anida Yoeu Ali called “The Red Chador: What Is It You Fear?” The exhibition, which runs from November 3 to December 14, 2015, at the Widener Gallery at the Austin Arts Center, features videos and photos of performances in both […]

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James Wen’s Paper on the Great Leap Famine Receives Commendation


A research paper about the causes of China’s Great Leap Famine, co-authored by Trinity College Professor of Economics and International Studies James G. Wen, has been honored by the China Agricultural Economic Review as a Highly Commended Paper of 2014. The paper, “Communal dining system and the puzzle of the Great Leap Famine: Re-examine the […]

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