Tag archives for publications

First major CUGS publication focuses on secondary cities

In the autumn of 2007, Xiangming Chen arrived at Trinity to become the founding dean and director of the College’s Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS), which began that year thanks to a major donation from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Chen brought with him strong credentials—a distinguished 18-year career at the University of […]

Read the rest of this entry »

“Nixon’s Court” selected as one of Choice’s 2012 Outstanding Titles

Choice, a leading source for reviews of books of interest to people in higher education, has selected Nixon’s Court: his challenge to judicial liberalism and its political consequences as one of its 2012 Outstanding Academic Titles. The book was written by Kevin J. McMahon, John R. Reitemeyer and Charles A. Dana Research Professor at Trinity. […]

Read the rest of this entry »

New book by Zayde Antrim uncovers the “Power of Place”

As a complement to popular scholarship on globalization, a new book by Associate Professor of History and International Studies Zayde Antrim explores the historical significance of identities formed through attachments to geographic locations. Published in September, Routes and Realms: The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World (2012, Oxford University Press) examines early texts […]

Read the rest of this entry »

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, […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Sensual perception in the work of Johann Georg Hamann

Language is a structured way through which human beings communicate with one another and more easily conceptualize the world around them. At the same time, each of us has unique experiences that account for variations in how we understand the words we use. To what extent do these variations occur? And what does this mean […]

Read the rest of this entry »

David Cruz-Uribe discusses recent publications

We recently sat down with Professor of Mathematics David Cruz-Uribe to discuss two articles that were published earlier this year, both of which were part of an extensive effort to solve what is referred to as the A2 problem in harmonic analysis. The first of these articles was co-authored by Cruz-Uribe and longtime collaborators José […]

Read the rest of this entry »