Faculty Newsletter

It is my pleasure to present the September 2014 edition of the Faculty Newsletter. The newsletter reports on publications and such extramural accomplishments as papers presented at scholarly conferences, lectures given at other colleges, off-campus performances and exhibitions, election to office in a professional organization, and receipt of external grants.   This edition reports on activities since March 2014.  Thanks to all of you who submitted information.

Thomas Mitzel, Dean of the Faculty

Dean of Faculty’s Office September 2014 Faculty Newsletter

Barbara Benedict. “Review of Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel, by Chloe Wigston Smith.” Journal of British Studies 53, no. 3 (July 2014): 784-785.
doi: 10.1017/jbr.2014.64
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/116 (1-yr embargo.  Avail. 10/2015)
Daniel G. Blackburn. “Evolution of Vertebrate Viviparity and Specializations for Fetal Nutrition: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis.Journal of Morphology (2014).  doi: 10.1002/jmor.20272
Elise Bouhet. Contributed to Chapter 3, “Around the Stade de France/Autour du Stade de France,” and Chapter 12, “Banlieues Impressions/Impressions de banlieue.” In Voix et images de la banlieue (Voices and Images from the Banlieue), edited by Juliet Carpenter and Christina Horvarth, 34-36 and 108-112.  Oxford: Banlieue Network, 2014. 
Paul Schrader, author. R0bert Brink, ed. “The Close-up.” Film Comment 50, no. 5 (Sep-Oct 2014): 58-61.
-- "The Birth of Narrative.” Film Comment 50, no. 4 (July-Aug 2014): 32-39.
Xiangming Chen. “Steering, Speeding, Scaling: China’s Model of Urban Growth and Its Implications for Cities of the Global South.” In The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South, edited by Susan Parnell and Sophie Oldfield, 155-172. London and New York: Routledge, 2014.
Xiangming Chen and Ivan Su ’16. “A Different Global Power? Understanding China’s Role in the Developing World.” The European Financial Review (June 2014): 2-7. Reprinted by The Eurasian Review, June 20, 2014; www.Nepal24hours.com, June 21, 2014; Pakistan Defence, an authoritative source on Pakistan Defence & Strategic Affairs, on June 28, 2014.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/109/
Xiangming Chen, Pallavi Banerjee, Gaurav Toor ’14, and Ned Downie. “China and South Asia: Contention and Cooperation Between Giant Neighbors.” The European Financial Review (April 2014): 10-16. Reprinted by The Eurasian Review, April 24, 2014; Indian Strategic Studies’ blog, April 25, 2014; East by Southeast, July 18, 2014.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/108/
William H. Church, Ryan E. Adams ’13, Livia S. Wyss ’16. “Ketogenic Diet Alters Dopaminergic Activity in the Mouse Cortex.” Neuroscience Letters 571 (2014): 1-4.
Kathleen Curran. “Displaying Cultural History: The Smithsonian Institution and the World’s Fairs.” In Meet Me at the Fair: A World Fairs Reader, edited by Laura Hollengreen, Celia Pearce, Rebecca Rouse, Bobby Schweize, 15-23. Pittsburgh: ETC/Carnegie Mellon Press, 2014.
Timothy Curran, Adam N. Boynton, Shawna M. Berk, Elena-Marie C. Pedro. “Alkynyl Beta-Sheet Peptidomimetics Retain Their Anti-Parallel Sheet Conformation When Coordinated to Tungsten.” Journal of Organometallic Chemistry (2014). doi: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2014.08.004.
John Gruber (ed.), Jack Holzhueter, Pablo Delano, Jeremi Suri, Scott Lothes. Railroaders: Jack Delano's Homefront Photography. Photographs by Jack Delano with contemporary photographs by Pablo Delano. Madison, WI: Center for Railroad Photography & Art, 2014.
Jack Dougherty and Tennyson O’Donnell, eds. Web Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and Learning. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing/Trinity College epress edition, 2014.
Johannes F. Evelein. Literary Exiles from Nazi Germany: Exemplarity and the Search for Meaning. Rochester, New York: Camden House, 2014.
Lucy Ferriss. “Reed-Kellogg Diagramming and Vernacular Speech: ‘Telling It Slant’ in the Introductory Classroom.” American Speech 89, no. 2 (Summer 2014): 243-253.
Digital Repository: [post-print] http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/122
Ellison Banks Findly. Spirits in the Loom: Religion and Design in Lao-Tai Textiles.  Bangkok: White Lotus Press, 2014.
-- “Review of I Had Rather Die: Rape in the Civil War, by Kim Murphy.” Choice 51, no. 9 (May 2014): 5212.
John. P. Georges, David W. Mauro, Jianwei Lin. "The Domination Number of K_n^3.” Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 34 (2014): 629-632.
Alden Gordon. “Ancient Rome’s Bridge to Nowhere.” Wall Street Journal (September 6, 2014).
Thomas Harrington.  Livin’ la vida barroca:American Culture in an Age of Imperial Orthodoxies. Valencia: University of Valencia Press, 2014.
-- “El paper desconegut de  la "factoria catalana"  de Montevideu en els últims anys de la colònia i els primers anys de la lluita per  l'independència.” Cercles; revista d’historia cultural 17 (2014): 25-51.
Christina Heatherton. “University of Radicalism: Ricardo Flores Magòn and Leavenworth Penitentiary.” American Quarterly, Special Issue: Las Américas Quarterly 66, no. 3 (Fall 2014): 557-581.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/118
-- “Relief and Revolution: Southern California Struggles Against Unemployment in the 1930s.” In Rising Tides of Color: Race, State Violence, and Radical Movements Across the Pacific, edited by Moon Ho-Jung, 159-187. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2014.
Laura J.  Holt. “Attitudes about Helping-Seeking Mediate the Relation between Parent Attachment and Academic Adjustment in First-Year College Students.” Journal of College Student Development, 55 (May 2014): 418-423.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/119
James Hughes. “Politics.” In Beyond Humanism: Post- and Transhumanism/Jenseits des Humanismus: Post- und Transhumanismus, edited by Robert Ranisch and Stefan Sorgner, 133-148. Berlin: Peter Lang, 2014.
-- “How Conscience Apps and Caring Computers will Illuminate and Strengthen Human Morality.” In Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds, edited by Russell Blackford and Damien Broderick, 26-34.  Chichester, UK: John Wiley and Sons, 2014.
Shafqat Hussain. “The Nature of Conservation: Conflict and Articulation in Northern Pakistan.” In Dispatches from Pakistan, edited by Madiha R. Tahir, Qalander Bux Memon, and Vijay Prashad, 287-299.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014.
Isaac Kamola. “Higher Education and World Politics.” Europe of Knowledge (September 1, 2014).
-- “The African University as ‘Global’ University.” PS: Political Science and Politics 47, no. 3 (2014): 604-607.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/120 (1-yr embargo.  Avail. 10/2015)
Isaac Kamola and Neema Noori. “Higher Education and World Politics.” PS: Political Science and Politics 47, no. 3 (2014): 599-603.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/121 (1-yr embargo.  Avail. 10/2015)
Samuel Kassow. “Documenting Catastrophe.” In Jewish Histories of the Holocaust New Transnational Approaches, edited by Norman Goda, 173-192. New York: Berghahn, 2014.
-- “Introduction.” In The Clandestine History of the Kovno Jewish Ghetto Police, by Anonymous members of the Kovno Jewish Ghetto Police, edited by Samuel Schalkowsky, 1-59. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2014.
-- “Review of Collect and Record! Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe, by Laura Jockusch.” The American Historical Review 119 (2014): 246-247.
-- “The Jewish Street: 1918-1939.” In Polin, edited by Antony Polonsky and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett 229-285.  Warsaw: Museum of the History of Polish Jews, 2014.
-- “Oyneg Shabes.” In Enzyklopedie judischer Geschichte und Kultur, Band 4, edited by Dan Diner. Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 2014.
Ariela Keysar. “Freedom of Choice: Women and Demography in Israel, France and the United States.” In Secularism on the Edge: Rethinking Church-State Relations in the United States, France and Israel, edited by Jacques Berlinerblau, Sarah Fainberg and Aurora Nou, 199-218.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
-- “From Jerusalem to New York: Researching Jewish Erosion and Resilience.” Contemporary Jewry 34, no. 2 (2014): 147-162.
-- “Filling a Data Gap: The American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS) Series.” Religion 44, no. 3 (2014): 383-395.
Barry A. Kosmin. “Response to Catholic-Atheist Dialogue: The Unfinished Business of Vatican II.” Dialogue and UniversalismE V, no. 1-2 (2014): 10-19.
-- “American Secular Identity, Twenty-First Century Style: Secular College Students in 2013.” Free Inquiry 34, no. 3 (2014): 1-11.
-- “The Secular Are Skeptics: The Worldviews of Today’s University Students.” Skeptical Inquirer 38, no. 4 (2014): 38-41.
-- “The Case for an Inclusive and Transparent Approach to Jewish Population Studies.” Contemporary Jewry 34, no. 2 (2014): 93-106.
-- “Secular Republic or Christian Nation?  The Battlefields of the American Culture War.” In Secularisation: New Historical Perspectives, edited by Christopher Hartney, 151-172. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
-- “The Vitality of Soft Secularism in the United States and the Challenge Posed by the Growth of the Nones.”  In Secularism on the Edge: Rethinking Church-State Relations in the United States, France, and Israel, edited by Jacques Berlinerblau, Sarah Fainberg and Aurora Nou, 35-50. UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.
Jefferson G. Pruyne, Ming-Tao Lee, Csaba Fabri, Amaia Beloqui Redondo, Armin Kleibert, Markus Ammann, Matthew A. Brown, Maria J. Krisch. “The Liquid-Vapor Interface of Formic Acid Solutions in Saltwater: A Comparison of Macroscopic Surface Tension and Microscopic in Situ x-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Measurements.” J. Phys. Chem. C  (July 2014). doi: 10.1021/jp5056039. 
Valtteri Arstila and Dan Lloyd, eds. Subjective Time:  The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Temporality.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, 2014.
Valtteri Arstila and Dan Lloyd. “Subjective Time:  From Past to Future.”  In Subjective Time:  The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Temporality, edited by Valtteri Arstila and Dan Lloyd, 309-321.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, 2014.
Dan Lloyd and Valtteri Arstila. “The Disunity of Time.” In Subjective Time:  The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Temporality, Valtteri Arstila and Dan Lloyd, 658-663.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, 2014.
Eduardo R. Miranda, Dan Lloyd, Zoran Josipovic, and Duncan Williams. “Creative Music Neurotechnology with Symphony of Minds Listening.” In Guide to Brain-Computer Music Interfacing, edited by Eduardo R. Miranda, Julien Castet and Benjamin Knapp, 275-290. London: Springer, 2014.
Susan A. Masino, Masahito Kawamura, Jr., and David N Ruskin. “Adenosine Receptors and Epilepsy: Current Evidence and Future Potential.” International Review of Neurobiology 119 (2014): 233-255. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801022-8.00011-8
Jacklyn D. Smith, Jong M. Rho, Susan A. Masino, and Richelle Mychasiuk. “Inchworming: A Novel Motor Stereotypy in the BTBR T+ Itpr3tf/J Mouse Model of Autism.” Journal of Visualized Experiments 89 (July 5, 2014): e50791.
Anthony M. Messina. “Securitizing Immigration in the Age of Terror.” World Politics 66, no. 3 (July 2014): 530-559.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/123 (1-yr embargo, avail. 10/2015)
Gallya Lahav, Anthony M. Messina, and Paul Vasquez. “Were Political Elite Attitudes toward Immigration Securitised after 11 September? Survey Evidence from the European Parliament.” Migration Studies 2, no. 2 (July 2014): 212-234.
Beth E. Notar. “‘Let’s Go F.B.!’: Metaphors of Cars and Corruption in China.” In Vehicles: Cars, Canoes, and Other Metaphors of Moral Imagination, edited by David Lipset and Richard Handler, 133-155. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014.
Livio Pestilli. “Michelangelo’s Children’s Bacchanal: An Allegory of the Intemperate Soul?” Renaissance Studies (April 28, 2014). doi: 10.1111/rest.12070.
Madiha R. Tahir, Qalander Bux Memon, and Vijay Prashad, eds. Dispatches from Pakistan. Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 2014.
Miguel D. Ramirez. “Credit, the Turnover of Capital, and the Law of the Falling Rate of Profit: A Critical Note.” Contributions to Political Economy 33, no. 1 (June 2014): 61-68.
-- “Remittances and Economic Growth: An Empirical Study with Structural Breaks, 1970-2010.” Business and Economic Research 4, no. 1 (June 2014): 353-372.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/124/
-- “Credit, Indebtedness, and Speculation in the Marxian Paradigm: A Reassessment.” Economics Department Working Paper No.134, Yale University (July 2014): 1-3.
-- “Is Foreign Direct Investment Beneficial for Mexico? A Co-Integration Analysis, 1958-2010.” Journal of Emerging Markets 18, no. 3 (Winter 2013): 36-60.
Zsofia Komuves and Miguel D. Ramirez. “FDI, Exchange Rate, and Economic Growth in Hungary, 1995-2012: Causality and Cointegration Analysis." Applied Econometrics and International Development 14, no.1 (2014): 45-58.
Stephen Armeli, Erik Dranoff, Howard Tennen, Carol S. Austad, Carolyn R. Fallahi, Sarah Raskin, Rebecca M. Wood, Godfrey D. Pearlson. “A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of Coping Motives, Negative Affect and Drinking Level on Drinking Problems among College Students.” Anxiety, Stress and Coping 27, no. 5 (2014): 527-541.
Sarah Raskin, Jacqueline E. Maye ’08, Alexandra T. Rogers ’09, David M. Correll ’13, Marta Zamroziewicz ’13 & Matthew Kurtz.  “Prospective Memory in Schizophrenia: Relationship to Medication Management Skills, Neurocognition, and Symptoms in Individuals with Schizophrenia.” Neuropsychology 28, no. 3 (2014): 359-65.
Alecia D. Dager, Beth M. Anderson, Rivkah Rosen, Sabin Khadka, Broderick Sawyer, Rachel E. Jiantonio-Kelly, Carol S. Austad, Sarah A. Raskin, Howard Tennen, Rebecca M. Wood, Carolyn R. Fallahi, and Godfrey D. Pearlson. “Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Response to Alcohol Pictures Predicts Subsequent Transition to Heavy Drinking in College Students.” Addiction 109, no. 4 (2014): 585-95.
Ondrej Bezdicek, Sarah Raskin, Mareike Altgassen, & E. Ruzicka. “Assessment of Prospective Memory-A Validity Study of Memory for Intentions Screening Test.”  Ceska A Slovenska Neurologie A Neurochirurgie 77/110, no. 4 (2014): 435-443. 
Clare Rossini. ”The Subterrestrial.” In The Plume Anthology of Poetry 2013, edited by Daniel Lawless, 207-208. Asheville, NC: MadHat Press, 2014.
Mark P. Silverman. A Certain Uncertainty: Nature’s Random Ways. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
-- “Statistical Analysis of Subsurface Diffusion of Solar Energy with Implications for Urban Heat Stress.” Journal of Modern Physics 5 (2014): 751-762.  doi 10.4236/jmp.2014.59085
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/125
Jacquelyn Southern. “Changing Nature: Union Discourse and the Fermi Atomic Reactor Plant.” International Labor and Working-Class History (Special Issue on Labor and the Environment), no. 85 (Spring 2014): 33-58.
J. Ronald Spencer, ed. A Connecticut Yankee in Lincoln’s Cabinet: Navy Secretary Gideon Welles Chronicles the Civil War.  Middletown, CT: The Acorn Club and Wesleyan University Press, 2014.
Daniel J. Benjamin, Ori Heffetz, Miles S. Kimball, and Nichole Szembrot. “Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference.” American Economic Review 104, no. 9 (2014): 2698-2735.
Digital Repository: [post-print] http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/127
Jason Goldstick, James Trostle, Joseph N. Eisenberg. “Ask When--Not Just Whether--It's a Risk: How Regional Context Influences Local Causes of Diarrheal Disease.” American Journal of Epidemiology 179, no. 10 (2014):1247-1254. doi:10.1093/aje/kwu034.
Elizabeth J. Carlton, Joseph N. Eisenberg, Jason Goldstick, William Cevallos, James Trostle, Karen Levy. “Heavy Rainfall Events and Diarrhea Incidence: The Role of Social and Environmental Factors.” American Journal of Epidemiology 179, no. 3 (2014): 344-352. doi:10.1093/aje/kwt279.
James Trostle. “Cooperative In-Class Writing with Google Docs.”  In Web Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and Learning, edited by Jack Dougherty and Tennyson O’Donnell.  Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing/Trinity College epress edition, 2014.
Erik Vogt. “Some Adornean Catchwords.” In See Under Shoah. Imagining the Holocaust with David Grossman, edited by Marc de Kesel, Katarzyna Szurmiak, and Bettina Siertsema, 178-196. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2014.
-- “Music Drama and Politics.” New Sound, no. 42/II (2013): 62-71.
-- “Slavoj Žižek’s neo-leninistische politiek.” In Butler, Negri en Žižek. Een inleiding op de hedendaagse linkse filosofie, edited by Bart van der Steen, Jasper Lukkezen, Lendert van Hoogenhuijze; trans. Bart van der Steen, 95-135. Budel: Damon 2013.
James Wen. Our People Have No Land (吾民无地). Beijing: Dongfang Publishing House, 2014.
-- “What Should Zoning Aim to Filter: Market Failure or Entry Rights of Non-State Owned Land? A Discussion with Mr. Chen Xiwen on How to Dismantle the Urban-Rural Dual Structures.” Academic Monthly 48, no. 8 (August 2014): 5-17.
Hyunsu Cho ’15 and Peter Yoon. “A Memory-Efficient Algorithm for Large-Scale Symmetric Tridiagonal Eigenvalue Problem on Multi-GPU Systems.” In The 2014 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, edited by H. Arabnia, et al, 568-573.  Athens, GA: CSREA Press, 2014.
Conference Papers/Presentations:
Paul Assaiante. Seminar: “Does Practice Really Make Perfect?” World Squash Federation Coaching Conference, Windhoek, Namibia, August 7, 2014.
Daniel G. Blackburn. “Placental Specializations in Placentotrophic Viviparous Lizards.”  Symposium on Reproduction and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara, Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, TN, August 1, 2014. 
Daniel G. Blackburn, Laurie J. Bonneau, and Kristie E. Anderson ’10.  Poster: “Placental Morphology in Viviparous North American Water Snakes (Colubridae: Nerodia).”  Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, TN, August 1, 2014. 
Elise Bouhet. “Déconstruire les clichés. Reconstruire la banlieue. Une étude de l’intertextualité dans le roman d’Abd Al Malik La guerre des banlieues n’aura pas lieu.” The Banlieue far from the Clichés: New Voices, Images and Identities Emerging from the French Urban Periphery. Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, April 3, 2014.
Jean Cadogan. “Maravigliose istorie:  the Mural Decoration of the Camposanto in Pisa.” Samuel H. Kress Foundation and Italian Art Society, 5th Annual Lecture, Gipsoteca di Arte Antica della Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy, May 27, 2014.
Stefanie Chambers. Panelist: “New England Politics.” New England Political Science Association Meeting, Woodstock, VT, April 26, 2014.
-- “Latino Mayors: Politics and Policy in Hartford.” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 3, 2014.
Xiangming Chen. “How Privatized Is the Chinese City? A Bottom-Up View from Two Shopping Streets in Shanghai.” Public City, Private City, New York, NY, August 27, 2014.
Timothy Curran. “A 1, 1’-Ferrocenedialkynyldiamide Adopts a van Staveren Conformation Upon Coordination of Both Alkynes to Tungsten.” 7th International Symposium on Bioorganometallic Chemistry, Vienna, Austria, July 25, 2014.
Pablo Delano.  “Rediscovering Railroaders.” Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL, May 9, 2014.
Jack Dougherty, Diane Zannoni, Marissa Block ’14, and Stephen Spirou ’15. “Who Chooses in Hartford? Regional School Choice Applications from Hartford-resident HPS Students in 2012.Magnet Schools of America conference, Hartford, CT, May 17, 2014.
Sheila Fisher.  “When Chaucer’s Women Talk About Themselves.” New Chaucer Biennial Congress, Reykjavik, Iceland, July 18, 2014.
Michael Fotos.  “Counter-Intentional Policy Outcomes: Workshop Analytics and the Diagnosis of ‘Foreseeable but Unanticipated Consequences.’” F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, March 24, 2014.
Cheryl Greenberg. Plenary speaker: “A Short History of Black-Jewish Relations and Why It Matters.” Brandeis University Conference on Blacks, Jews and Social Justice, Waltham, MA, June 10, 2014.
-- “Civil Rights vs. Civil Liberties: The Case of Hate Speech.” Wuppertal University, Abergische Universitat, Wuppertal, Germany, May 28, 2014.
-- “Free Speech/Hate Speech: The U.S. versus the Rest?” Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference on American Studies, Helsinki, Finland, May 15, 2014.
-- “African Americans and Gay Marriage.” Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, May 13, 2014.
-- “Rock ‘n’ Roll: Transnational Object, American Roots.” Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, May 12, 2014.
-- “Black/Jewish Relations and the Crisis of American Liberalism.” Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, May 6, 2014.
-- “Civil Rights, Free Speech and ‘Group Libel’ in the U.S.” Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, May 5, 2014.
-- “Roger Daniels and the Development of American Immigration and Race Relations History.” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 12, 2014.
Thomas Harrington. “Conformació de la identitat catalana en el món contemporani.” Universitat Catalana d'Estiu, Prada de Conflent, France, August 22, 2014.
-- Roundtable speaker: “Discursos, imagens e práticas culturais.” Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June, 24, 2014.
-- Keynote Address: “Peripheral Systems, Doctrinal Enforcement and the Future of Galician Studies.” (Re)Mapping Galician Studies in North America Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, May 3, 2014.
-- Roundtable Speaker: “New Iberianist and Transatlantic Tendencies in North American Hispanism.” Galician Studies in the U.S., CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, April 26, 2014.
David Henderson. Workshop leader: “Chemistry at Karlsruhe – 1860.” Reacting to the Past Summer Institute, New York, NY, June 7-8, 2014.
-- Workshop leader: “Climate Change in Copenhagen-2009.” Reacting to the Past Summer Institute, New York, NY, June 7, 2014.
Laura J. Holt and James Fifer. Poster: “Predictors of Supportive Peer Mentor Relationships: Mentor Attachment, Personality, and Self-Efficacy.” Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA, March 15, 2014.
Isaac Kamola. “Re-worlding the Global.” Western Political Science Association, Seattle, WA, April 18, 2014.
-- “‘What is the Value of a University?’: or, the Crisis of the International Political Economy of Higher Education.” International Studies Association, Toronto, ON, March 29, 2014.
-- “Realism Within the Conjuncture of Anticolonial Struggle: Cabral and the Limits of International Relations Theory.” International Studies Association, Toronto, ON, March 26, 2014.
Samuel Kassow. “Jewish Culture in the Vilna Ghetto.” National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, MA, July 3, 10 and 17, 2014.
-- “Peretz Opoczynski’s Reportages from the Warsaw Ghetto and their Postwar Iterations.” Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, June 11, 2014.
-- “History and Resistance: the Story of Emanuel Ringelblum.” Annual Samuel and Dorothy Frankel Memorial Lecture in Jewish Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, April 22, 2014.
Ariela Keysar and Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi. “Deprivation, Religiosity, and the Current Economic Crisis.” Religion and Crisis Conference, BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group, University of Sussex, UK, July 2-14, 2014.
Barry A. Kosmin. Plenary Speaker:  “Profiling the New Secular Student Generation.” Secular Student Alliance Annual Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, July 11, 2014.
Katherine Lahti. “Tiazhelovesie u Maiakovskogo i Meierkhol’da” (Heaviness in the Work of Mayakovsky and Meyerhold). V.V. Mayakovsky and V.E. Meyerhold: Two Innovators, State Vladimir Mayakovsky Museum, Moscow, Russia, September 10, 2014.
Paul Lauter.  Keynote address: “The Market and the Cathedral.” “Multi-Ethnic Voices Shaping US Society and Politics” Seminar, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria, October 2, 2014.
-- Co-chair: “Defining America: New Writing, New Voices, New Directions.” Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria, September 27-October 1, 2014.
Michael Lestz. “Siem Reap, Cambodia 2014, Boom, Bust, Boom:  The Rebirth of an Ancient Capital as Southeast Asia’s Most Important Tourist City.” Shanghai Forum on Asian Cities, Fudan, China, May 26, 2014.
Karen Li Miller. “‘Heart Talk’: Chinese Schoolgirls’ Letters to American Girls.” American Literature Association, Washington, D.C., May 23, 2014.
Garth Myers. “Starting from the South: Alternative Visions of Comparative Urbanism.” The Annual Meeting of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers, London, UK, August 27, 2014.
-- “How I Came to Urban Studies.” Technos College International Week, Tokyo, Japan, June 16, 2014.
-- “Remaking the Edges: Sub-Saharan Africa’s New Suburbs.” Geography Colloquium, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, March 26, 2014, and the Geography and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, May 22, 2014.
-- “Narrating Zambia from Lusaka and Mongu,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, April 10, 2014.
-- Panelist: “Visionary Urban Africa” roundtable. Centre for Fine Arts Brussels (BOZAR) and UN Habitat, European Union-African Union Summit 4, Brussels, Belgium, April 3, 2014.
Jane Nadel-Klein. “Fifty Shades of Green: Gardeners and the Green Industry.” Perennial Plant Conference, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, March 20, 2014.
John Platoff. “Francesco Benucci, Nancy Storace, and Sarti’s Fra i due litiganti in Vienna.” Giuseppe Sarti International Conference, Berlin, Germany, July 18, 2014.
Miguel D. Ramirez.  “What Explains FDI Flows to Latin America? A Pooled Analysis, 1980-2007.” 40th Annual Eastern Economic Association Conference, Boston, MA, March 8, 2014. 
-- Discussant: “‘The Impact of the U.S. on Latin American Business Cycles: A New Approach,’ by William Miles.” 40th Annual Eastern Economic Association Conference, Boston, MA, March 8, 2014.
-- “FDI, Exchange Rate, and Economic Growth in Hungary, 1995-2012: Causality and Cointegration Analysis.” 2014 Cambridge Conference on Business & Economics Program, July 2, 2014.
Sarah Raskin, Marta Zamroziewicz ’13, Howard Tennen, Carol Austad, Rebecca Wood, Carolyn Fallahi, Alecia Dager, Broderick Sawyer, Samantha Leen, and Godfrey Pearlson. Poster: “Effects of Drinking Patterns on Prospective Memory Performance in College Students.” International Conference on Prospective Memory, Naples, Italy, May 27, 2014.
Sarah Raskin. “Individualized Approach to Prospective Memory Treatment.” International Conference on Prospective Memory, Naples, Italy, May 28, 2014.
Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre. “John Bull’s Other Vineyard: The Irish in the Colonial Wine Industry, c.1870-1900.” Ireland and the Colonies 1775-1945 Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, June 3, 2014.
Jacek F. Gieras, and Lubomir A. Ribarov. “Distributed Wind Generation System.” 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ACEE Joint Propulsion Conference, (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition 2014: 12th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference), Cleveland, OH, July 28, 2014.
Clare Rossini.  Poetry Reading.  Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA, April 9, 2014.
Todd Ryan. “Comments on ‘True Piety in Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.’” 41st Annual Hume Society Conference, Portland, OR, July 24, 2014.
-- “Scepticism and Science in Hume’s Dialogues.” Center for the Study of Scottish Philosophy, Spring Workshop, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, March 16, 2014.
Meredith Safran. “Wives in the Forum: Women and Political Competition in Livy AUC I.” Women’s Network Panel, Classical Association of Canada Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, May 7, 2014.
-- “Lost on Pandora’s Island.” Classical Association of the Middle and Western States Annual Meeting, Waco, TX, April 5, 2014.
Thea R. Popolizio, Craig W. Schneider & Christopher E. Lane. “Molecular and Morphological Survey of the Nemaliales (Rhodophyta) in Bermuda Substantiates Further Revision and Expansion of the Island’s Seaweed Biodiversity.” 68th Phycological Society of America annual meeting, Portland, OR, May 20, 2014.
-- “Nemaliales (Rhodophyta) of the Bermuda Islands: More Additions to a Small Archipelago’s Accumulating Macroalgal Diversity.” 53rd Northeast Algal Symposium, Newport, RI, April 26, 2014.
N.E. Schultz, Craig W. Schneider, C.E. Lane, L. Le Gall, F. Rousseau & B. de Reviers. “Molecular-assisted Alpha Taxonomy Reveals New Genetic Species of the Genus Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) in the Tropical Western Atlantic.” 53rd Northeast Algal Symposium, Newport, RI, April 26, 2014.
Jacquelyn Southern. Panel Organizer and Chair: “Lessons for Today from the Jewish Labor Movement.” 2014 Left Forum, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY, New York, NY, June 1, 2014.
Erik Vogt. “Europäische Philosophie als Medium für die Zirkulation von Körper und Sprachen?” Europäische Philosophie und ihre Sprachen, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, September 27, 2013.
-- “Europe as Universal/Figure.” ISSEI, Porto, Portugal, August 5, 2014.
-- Organizer and Chair: “Europe in the Mirror of Continental Thought,” ISSEI, Porto, Portugal, August 5-6, 2014.
-- Class discussion: “Kant and the Enlightenment.” Webster University, Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2014.
-- “Dichtung an der Grenze der Inästhetik.” University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria, May 27, 2014.
-- Graduate seminar: “Poetry and In/Aesthetics.” Emory University, Atlanta, GA, April 11, 2014.
-- “Wagner redivivus?” Institute of the History of Philosophy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, April 10, 2014.
James Wen. “The Urban/Rural Divide and the Land Tenure System: The Case of China.” Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, May 12, 2014.
-- “The Barriers to Free Flow of Factors of Production and the Delay in Social Transformation: The Case of Mainland China.” National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, March 14, 2014.
Abigail Fisher Williamson. “External Forces, Internal Responses: Local Government Policies toward Immigrants over Time.” American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, August 30, 2014.
-- “Mechanisms of Declining Intra-Ethnic Trust in New Immigrant Destinations.” International Political Science Association, Montreal, Canada, July 20, 2014.
Liam Doran ’14, Seong J. Park and Peter Yoon. Poster: “Novel Ordering and Trading Methods for Multi-GPU Jacobi Eigenvalue Finder.” 2014 GTC Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, March 24, 2014.
Hyunsu Cho ’15 and P. Yoon. Poster: “Symmetric Tridiagonal Eigenvalue Problem on Multi-GPU Systems.” 2014 GTC Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, March 24, 2014.
Pablo Delano. “One Language is Never Enough: Latino Artists of Southern New England.” Group Exhibit. Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, Sept 21, 2014-January 4, 2015.
-- “Caribbean: Crossroads of the World.” Group Exhibit. Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL, April 18-August 17, 2014.
Robert Kirschbaum. “Artists Invite Artists.”  Group Exhibit. Art/Place Gallery, Fairfield, CT, July 3-September 1, 2014.
Madalene Spezialetti (Director, Producer, Writer, Editor). “To The Rescue.” Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Project, The Hollywood Theater, Dormont, PA, July 19, 2014.
-- “The House and The Moon.” Carnegie Museum 2 Minute Film Festival: Outer Space, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, July 10, 2014.
-- “The Saviors.” (Director, Producer, Writer, Editor). Filmmaker’s Corner, WQED Public Television, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2014.
Brett Barwick, grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation for a collaborative visit to Switzerland to meet and research with a Swiss colleague, $11,000.
Stefanie Chambers, “Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations: Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus,” grant from the American Political Science Association, July 1, 2014-December 31, 2015, $1,250.
David Cruz-Uribe, “RUI:  Harmonic Analysis on Weighted Lebesgue Spaces,” grant from the National Science Foundation, August 1, 2014- July 31, 2017, of $105,772.
Jack Dougherty, “Open Data Visualization,” grant from Achieve Hartford, May-July 2014, $24,876.
Jack Dougherty, “A Civil Rights History Harvest at the Sheff 25th Anniversary,” grant from the Connecticut Humanities, April-June 2014, $1,250.
Barry A. Kosmin, “On-line Survey of Alumni of Szarvas Summer Camp (Hungary),” grant from JDC International Centre for Community Development, May-December 2014, $35,000.
Garth Myers (PI), Xiangming Chen, Susan Parnell, Edgar Pieterse, Gordon Pirie, Yuan Ren, Lan Wang, and Gan Jing of Tongji University as Co-I’s “Starting from the South: Alternative Visions of Cooperative Urbanism,” seminar series grant from the Urban Studies Foundation, April 2014-March 2015, 20,000 GBP.
James Trostle (PI, on subcontract to Emory University), “Analytical Methods for Estimating the Joint Climatological-Social Drivers of Water Quality and Supply in Contrasting Tropical Zones: Ecuador & China,” grant from the National Science Foundation, Water Sustainability and Climate Program, 2014-2019, $281,295.
Honors & Awards:
Robert Brink's film Insecurity won Best Director, Best Production Design, and Audience Choice at the Filmstock Film Festival, held in Tempe, Albuquerque, Denver and Salt Lake City, January through October 2014. 
Jack Dougherty was named the Harber Fellow in Education and Entrepreneurship, affiliated with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, at Wesleyan University for spring 2015.
Cheryl Greenberg was Visiting Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, May 1-June 1, 2014.
Miguel D. Ramirez. Visiting Professor for the Department of Economics, Yale University, Summer 2014 term.
Sarah Raskin was appointed to the Connecticut State Acquired Brain Injury Waiver Advisory Committee.
Ethan Rutherford’s book The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories won a Minnesota Book Award, April 2014, and was a finalist for the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction (a Los Angeles Times Book Prize), April 2014.
Madalene Spezialetti (Director, Producer, Writer, Editor). “The House and The Moon.” 3rd Place, Audience Choice. Carnegie Museum 2 Minute Film Festival: Outer Space, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, July 10, 2014.
James Trostle was the Commencement Speaker for the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile, May 16, 2014.
James Trostle received a Fulbright Scholar Award for research and teaching at the School of Public Health, University of Chile, Santiago, March-July, 2014. 
Other Professional Accomplishments:
Paul Assaiante coached the boys and girls United States national team at the World Squash Championships, Namibia, August 4-16, 2014.
Xiangming Chen. Organized “The Changing Faces of Asian Cities: Toward New Theorizing.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, August 18, 2014.
-- Co-organized: “The Street and the Urban Public Sphere: Diversity, Difference, Inequality.” International Sociological Association Meeting, Yokohama, Japan, July 19, 2014.
Samuel Kassow planned and advised on two galleries for “The Challenges of Modernity and The Jewish Street,” Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland.
Barry Kosmin. Interview: “The Decline of Christianity and Rise of Secularism,” The Kathleen Dunn Show, NPR, May 29, 2014.
Michael Lestz co-directed a traveling investigation, “Sustainable Urban Development in China,” China, June, 2014.
Vijay Prashad. The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South. London: Verso, 2013.  Paperback edition published, 2014.
Lubomir A. Ribarov. Conference Technical Reviewer, ASME 2104 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting (FEDSM) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, August 6, 2014.
-- Organized: “Turbulence.” 21st Symposium on Industrial and Environmental Applications of Fluid Mechanics, Chicago, IL, Aug. 6, 2014.
Lubomir A. Ribarov and Jacek F. Gieras. “Magnetic De-Icing.” US Patent Application US 2014/0096503 A1 (filed October 5, 2012; published April 10, 2014).
Lubomir A. Ribarov, Adam Chattaway, and D. Len Seebaluck. “Thermodynamically-Optimized Advanced Fire Suppression System.” US Patent Application US 2014/0110137 A1 (filed October 24, 2012; published April 24, 2014).
-- “Systeme D’Extinction D’Incendie Perfectionne A Optimisation Thermodynamique.” Canadian Patent Application 2 826 498 A1 (filed September 6, 2013; published April 24, 2014).
-- “Thermodynamically-Optimized Advanced Fire Suppression System.” European Patent Application EP 2 724 753 A2 (filed October 23, 2013; published April 30, 2014).
-- “Thermodynamically-Optimized Advanced Fire Suppression System.” Chinese Patent Application CN 103768744 A (filed October 24, 2013; published May 7, 2014).