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Meet Some of Trinity College’s Faculty and Staff Athletes

There is much more going on in the lives of Trinity College’s high-achieving scholars, teachers, and staff members than what students and colleagues see in the office or the classroom. These men and women are also athletes whose physical feats include everything from years of casual tennis to grueling 140.6-mile Ironman Triathlons. Below, some of […]

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Christopher Hager Receives Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

Christopher Hager, associate professor of English at Trinity College, is the recipient of a Public Scholars Program grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. As a Schaenen visiting scholar at the Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University in Indiana this semester, Hager is writing for the publication, The Prindle Post, in addition […]

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Writer-in-Residence Lucy Ferriss Kicks off A.K. Smith Reading Series

Writer-in-residence Lucy Ferriss will open the Trinity College English Department’s Fall 2015 Allan K. Smith Reading Series on Wednesday, September 16, at 4:30 p.m. at the Smith House (123 Vernon Street). The author of 10 books, Ferriss will read from and discuss her latest novel, A Sister to Honor, which was chosen as a 2015 […]

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Christopher Hager Awarded Frederick Douglass Book Prize

At a January 29 ceremony, Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition recognized a “profoundly original” work by Trinity’s Christopher Hager, associate professor of English, with the 16th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize. Word by Word was selected last fall from a field of over 90 books about slavery, […]

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Ethan Rutherford’s Inaugural Reading Delights Packed House in Mather Hall

For his inaugural Trinity reading on Thursday, November 20, Ethan Rutherford, assistant professor of English, was greeted by a capacity crowd in Mather Hall’s Rittenberg Lounge. The dozens of students, faculty, staff, and visitors were not disappointed. Rutherford read “Camp Winnesaka,” a short story from his award-winning 2013 book, The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories. […]

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Ciaran Berry wins prestigious Whiting Writers’ Award

Ciaran Berry, assistant professor of English and director of creative writing at Trinity, is one of 10 writers to have won a 2012 Whiting Writers’ Award, which carries with it a $50,000 stipend. The honor, issued annually since 1985, is given “not for a specific work, but for the abundant promise of future work,” said […]

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Lucy Ferriss delves into life in Peshawar, Pakistan

Fresh off the success of her most recent novel, The Lost Daughter, Trinity’s Writer-in-Residence, Lucy Ferriss, earlier this year spent a month in Peshawar, Pakistan, conducting research for her next book, tentatively titled Honor. Her experience in the Pakistani city of 2 million was the subject of a Common Hour Talk on Thursday, September 27, […]

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