It is my pleasure to present the September 2013 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 2013. Thanks to all of you who submitted information.
Thomas Mitzel, Dean of the Faculty
Dean of Faculty’s Office September 2013 Faculty Newsletter
Luca Piazza, Daniel Joseph Masiel, Thomas Bradley LaGrange, Bryan W. Reed, Brett Barwick and Fabrizio Carbone. “Design and Implementation of a fs-resolved Transmission Electron Microscope Based on Thermionic Gun Technology.” Chemical Physics 423 (2013): 79–84.
Barbara Benedict. “Material Ideas: Things and Collections in Gulliver’s Travels.” In Reading Swift: Papers from the Sixth Münster Symposium on Jonathan Swift, edited by Kirsten Juhas, Hermann J. Real, and Sandra Simon, 461-82. Paderborn, Germany: Willhelm Fink Verlag, 2013.
Ciaran Berry. “Connemara Donkeys,” “The Pheasant Bone.” Crab Orchard Review 18, no. 1 (Summer 2013): 12-16.
-- “4’33.”” Southern Humanities Review (Summer 2013): 1-3.
-- “Shannon.” Ecotone, no. 15 (Summer 2013): 184-185.
-- “Darwin in the Galapagos.” jubilat, no. 23 (Summer 2013): 83-84.
-- “How the Band Becomes One Body.” Image, no. 77, (Spring 2013): 79-80.
-- “At Ballyconneely,” “At Nero’s Circus,” “The Parsley Necklace.” The New Census, edited by Caryl Pagel, 53-61. New York: Rescue Press, 2013.
-- “Rhymes With Deer.” Coming Close: Poets Pay Tribute to Philip Levine as Teacher and Mentor, edited by Mari L’Esperance and Tomas Q. Morin, 5-9. Iowa: Prairie Lights Book Publishers, 2013.
Janet Chang, Misaki N. Natsuaki, and Chih-Nan Chen. “The Importance of Family Factors and Generation Status: Mental Health Service Use among Latino and Asian Americans.” Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 19, no. 3 (2013): 236-247.
Jack Tsai, Miraj U. Desai, Alice W. Cheng, and Janet Chang. “The Effects of Race and Other Socioeconomic Factors on Health Service Use among a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Veterans.” Psychiatric Quarterly (2013). doi: 10.1007/s11126-013-9268-0
Pallavi Banerjee and Xiangming Chen. “Living in In-Between Spaces: A Structure-Agency Analysis of the India-China and India-Bangladesh Borderlands.” Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 34 (2013): 18-29.
Xiangming Chen and Curtis Stone ’10. “China and Southeast Asia: Unbalanced Development in the Greater Mekong Subregion.” The European Financial Review (August 2013): 7-11. Reprinted in The Eurasian Review, August 20, 2013, East by Southeast, August 21, 2013, and East Asia Forum, September 11, 2013.
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Fakhmiddin Fazilov and Xiangming Chen. “China and Central Asia: A Significant New Energy Nexus.” The European Financial Review (April 2013): 38-43. Reprinted in The Eurasian Review, June 17, 2013, The Gadfly, June 18, 2013, and East Asia Forum, September 24, 2013.
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Sean Cocco. “Locating the Sciences in Early Modern Naples.” In A Companion to Early Modern Naples, edited by Tommaso Astarita, 453-475. Leiden: Brill, 2013.
Pablo Delano. Photographs in La diáspora africana en los programas educativos de Centroamerica, by Darío A Euraque and Yesenia Martínez. The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, York University, Toronto and Editorial Guayamuras, Tegucigalpa, August 2013.
Kent Dunlap, Michael Chung ’11, and James Castellano ’05. “Influence of Long-Term Social Interactions on Chirping Behavior, Steroid Levels and Neurogenesis in Electric Fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 216 (2013): 2434-2441.
Andrew Flibbert. “The Consequences of Forced State Failure in Iraq.” Political Science Quarterly 128, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 67-95.
-- “The Arab World: Grappling with Multiple Consequences.” In Assessing the War on Terror, edited by Mohammed Ayoob and Etga Ugur, 93-112. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2013.
-- “Review of The Saddam Tapes: The Inner Workings of a Tyrant’s Regime, 1978-2001, edited by Kevin M. Woods, David D. Palkki, and Mark E. Stout.” Political Science Quarterly 128, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 170-171.
Scott Gac. “God, Garrison, and the Ground: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Origins of a Commercial Protest Music.” In The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music, edited by Jonathan C. Friedman, 19-30. New York: Routledge, 2013.
-- “Reflections: Was the Civil War a Mistake? Fifty Years of Edmund Wilson’s Patriotic Gore.” Reviews in American History 41, no. 2 (June 2013): 361-375.
-- “Review of Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War, by Christian McWhirter.” Journal of Southern History 79, no. 3 (August 2013): 721-723.
-- “Review of The Fishing Creek Confederacy: A Story of Civil War Draft Resistance, by Richard A. Sauers and Peter Tomasak. Choice 50, no. 10 (June 2013).
-- “Review of Listening and Longing: Music Lovers in the Age of Barnum, by Daniel Cavicchi.” American Historical Review 118, no. 1 (February 2013): 186-187.
Eric Galm, percussionist. Get it While You Can, by Norman Johnson. Pacific Coast Jazz, 2013.
Stephani A. Roman, William C. Johnson, and Christoph E Geiss. “Grass Fires - an Unlikely Process to Explain the Magnetic Properies of Praierie Soils.” Geophysical Journal International (2013). .
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Jeong-Ok Choi, John Georges, and David Mauro. “On Zero-Sum Z2k Magic Labelings of 3-Regular Graphs.” Graphs and Combinatorics 29, no. 3 (May 2013): 387-398.
Christopher Hager. “A Colored Man’s Constitution.” Disunion series, New York Times, September 2, 2013.
Thomas Harrington. “Hidden in Plain View: Catalans and the Making of Modern Uruguay.” In Theorizing the Ibero-American Atlantic, edited by Lisa Vollendorf and Harald Braun, 199-219. Leiden: Brill Publishing, 2013.
-- “La victòria de Obama: o el triomf definitiu de la política del miratge i de la retirada moral als Estats Units.” Revista de Catalunya 281 (2013): 81-100.
-- “Beating Stalin’s Corpse in Spain: The Lucrative Industry of Begging Forgiveness from Daddy.” Counterpunch, August 15, 2013.
-- “The Truth or the Tribe?: The Trials of Hannah Arendt.” Counterpunch, July 5-7, 2013.
-- “Obama’s Dog Whistle Politics: Zelig at the Top of his Game.” Counterpunch, April 19-21, 2013.
-- “Los catalanes: ‘La levadura’ de la colonia montevideana.” In La presencia catalana en México y el resto de América Latina, edited by Angélica Peregrina, 61-86. Guadalajara: Colegio de Jalisco, 2012.
Susan K. Henderson and David E. Henderson. “Challenging the Food Pyramid-A Reacting to the Past Simulation Game for Chemistry and Nutrition Courses.” In Using Food to Stimulate Interest in the Chemistry Classroom, ACS Symposium Series Volume 1130, by Keith Symcox, 141-151. American Chemical Society, May 17, 2013.
James Hughes. “Transhumanism and Personal Identity.” In The Transhumanist Reader, edited by Max More and Natasha Vita-More, 227-234. Chichester, UK: Wiley, 2013.
-- “Using Neurotechnologies to Develop Virtues: A Buddhist Approach to Cognitive Enhancement.” Accountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance 20, no. 1 (2013): 27-41.
Karen Humphreys. “Scenettes, pantominades and intermèdes with Barbey d’Aurevilly and Mlle Duverger: Spectating in the Théâtre de la Gaîté and Le Gaulois.” In The Art of Theatre: Le Romantisme et Après, edited by Claire Moran, 43-57. Bern: Peter Lang, 2013.
Isaac Kamola. “Capitalism at Sea: Piracy and ‘State Failure’ in the Gulf of Aden.” In Globalization, Social Movements and Peacebuilding, edited by Jackie Smith and Ernesto Verdeja, 134-158. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2013.
Samuel Kassow. “Foreword.” In Hitler et les Professeurs, by Max Weinreich. Paris: Belles Lettres, 2013
Dori Katz. Looking for Strangers: The True Story of My Hidden Wartime Childhood. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Sara Kippur. “The Dead Man We Needed.” Michigan Quarterly Review 52, no. 2 (Spring 2013): 186-98.
Ariela Keysar, Barry A. Kosmin, and Umesh Gidwani. “Traditionalism, Professional Identity and the Attitudes of Academics and Physicians in India toward Alternative Medicine.” Asian Journal of Science and Technology 4, no. 4 (2013): 22-26.
Barry A. Kosmin. “The Unexpected Rise of Secularity in the United States 1990-2008.” Ethique, Politique, Religions 1, no. 2 (2013): 143-162.
Ryan Cragun & Barry A. Kosmin. “Cheating or Leveling the Playing Field? Rethinking How We Ask Questions About Religion in the U.S.” Free Inquiry 33, no. 4 (2013): 25-30.
Frank L. Pasquale & Barry A. Kosmin. “Atheism and the Secularization Thesis.” In The Oxford Handbook of Atheism, edited by Stephen Bullivant & Michael Ruse, 451-467. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Dan Lloyd. “The music of Consciousness: Can Musical Form Harmonize Phenomenology and the Brain?” Constuctivist Foundations 8, no. 3 (2013): 330-337.
Brandon Lussier, Catherine Barnett, and Rachel Galvin. “Opportunities for Traveling, Living, and Working Abroad.” In The Strangest of Theatres: Poets Writing Across Borders, edited by Jared Hawkley, Susan Rich, and Brian Turner, 399-437. San Francisco: McSweeney’s Press/The Poetry Foundation, 2013.
Brandon Lussier. “Four Poems.” New Delta Review (Summer 2013).
Brandon Lussier, trans. “[All people are pregnant, said Diotima,]” by Hasso Krull. Poetry International Issue 18/19, (Summer 2013): 313.
Brandon Lussier and Eva Liina Asu-Garcia, trans. Kondas kohtab Contrat/Kondas meets Contra, by Contra and Mari Vallikivi. Viljandi: Kondase Keskus, 2013.
Detlev Boison, Ursula S. Sandau, David N. Ruskin, Masahito Kawamura, Jr., and Susan A. Masino. “Homeostatic Control of Brain Function - New Approaches to Understand Epileptogenesis.” Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 7, no. 109 (July 2013): doi: 10.3389/fncel.2013.00109.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/89
David N. Ruskin, Julia Svedova, Jessica L. Cote, Ursula Sandau, Jong M. Rho, Masahito Kawamura, Jr., Detlev Boison, Susan A. Masino. “Ketogenic Diet Improves Core Symptoms of Autism in BTBR Mice.” PLoS ONE 8, no. 6 (June 2013): e65021. .
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Susan A. Masino, David N. Ruskin. “Ketogenic Diets and Pain.” Journal of Child Neurology 28, no. 8 (August 2013): 993-1001.
David N. Ruskin, Tracy A. Suter, Jessica L.Ross, and Susan A. Masino. “Ketogenic Diets and Thermal Pain: Dissociation of Hypoalgesia, Elevated Ketones, and Lowered Glucose in Rats.” Journal of Pain 14, no 5 (May 2013): 467-74.
Susan A. Masino, Masahito Kawamura, Jr. Jessica L. Cote, Rebecca B. Williams, David N. Ruskin. “Adenosine and Autism: A Spectrum of Opportunities.” Neuropharmacology 68 (May 2013): 116-21.
Lida Maxwell, Laura Ephraim, and Crina Archer, eds. Second Nature: Rethinking the Natural through Politics. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. Kevin McMahon. “The Justices Decide: Analyzing Attitudes, Politics, and the Law.” Tulsa Law Review 48, no. 2 (Winter 2012): 265-274.
Garth A. Myers & Makame A. Muhajir. “‘Wiped From the Map of the World’? Zanzibar, Critical Geopolitics and Language.” Geopolitics 18, no. 3 (2013): 662-681.
Garth A. Myers. “Commentary”: on Joanne Sharp’s “Geopolitics at the Margins? Reconsidering Genealogies of Critical Geopolitics.” Political Geography, available online from July 2013.
-- “Book Review: Seeking Spatial Justice, by Edward Soja.” Material Culture 45, no. 1 (2013): 61-62.
-- “Book Review: Home Spaces, Street Styles: Contesting Power and Identity in a South African City, by Leslie Bank.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 37, no. 1 (2013): 359-360.
Livio Pestilli. Paolo de Matteis: Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2013.
-- “The Artist’s Signature as a Sign of Inauthenticity.” Source 32 (2013): 5-16.
Michael E. Mazur and Miguel D. Ramirez. “The Forward Exchange Rate Unbiasedness Hypothesis: A Single Break Unit Root and Cointegration Analysis.” Modern Economy 4, no. 9 (September 2013): 605-626.
Digital Repository: http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/91
Miguel D. Ramirez. “What Explains FDI Flows to Latin America? A Pooled Analysis, 1980-2006.” International Journal of Accounting and Economic Studies 1, no. 2 (2013): 25-38.
-- “Do Financial and Institutional Variables Enhance the Impact of Remittances on Economic Growth in Latin America? A Panel Cointegration Analysis.” International Advances in Economic Research 19, no. 3 (August 2013): 273-288.
David Rosen and Aaron Santesso. The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature and Liberal Personhood. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.
-- “The Eye of Sauron is the Modern Surveillance State.” Slate, July 17, 2013.
Clare Rossini. “Of Joseph Banks, Natural Historian.” Parnassus: Poetry in Review 33, no. 1 & 2 (2013): 55-59.
-- “Johann Hurlinger, Who Walked on His Hands from Paris to Vienna, 1900.” Parnassus: Poetry in Review 33, no. 1 & 2 (2013): 88-89.
-- “Duet in Mud Season.” The Kenyon Review XXV, no. 4 (Fall 2013): 98.
Todd Ryan. “Hume’s Reply to Baylean Scepticism.” In Scepticism in the Eighteenth Century: Enlightenment, Lumières, Aufklärung, edited by Sébastien Charles and Plínio J. Smith, 125-138. Dordrecht: Springer, 2013.
Meredith Safran. “Perversions of the Phaeacians: The Gothic Odyssey of Angels & Insects (1996).” In Love & Sex in the Ancient World on Screen, edited by Monica S. Cyrino, 39-53. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.
Craig W. Schneider & Michael J. Wynne. “Second Addendum to the Synoptic Review of Red Algal Genera.” Botanica Marina 56 (2013): 111-118.
Jacquelyn Southern. “Andrew Biemiller,” “Olga Madar,” and “Anthony Mazzocchi.” In The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History, edited by Melvyn Dubofsky, Vol. 1, 78, 487–8, and 500–1. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Kristin Triff. “Teatri figura quae tempore mutat: An Ichnographic History of Pompey’s Theater.” In Giambattista Nolli and Rome: Mapping the City before and after the “Pianta Grande,” edited by Ian Verstegen and Allan Ceen, 125-37. Rome: Studium Urbis, 2013.
Erik M. Vogt, R. Crawford, G. Unterthurner, eds. Delimiting Experience: Aesthetics and Politics. Vienna-Berlin: Turia+Kant, 2013.
Erik M. Vogt. “Poetry at the Limits of Inaesthetics.” In Delimiting Experience: Aesthetics and Politics, edited by Erik M. Vogt, R. Crawford, G. Unterthurner, 125-146. Vienna-Berlin: Turia+Kant 2013.
-- “Globalization, Technology, Aesthetic Dwelling.” In Gimme Shelter. Global Discourses in Aesthetics, edited by J. de Mul and R. van de Vall, 101-115. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013.
Yingchun Xu and Guanzhong James Wen. “A comparative Study on Farmland Requisition and Compensation System in China and the US.” Journal of Northwest A&F University (Social Sciences Edition) 13, no. 5 (2013): 29-35.
Guanzhong James Wen. “Introduction to the Special Issue on China’s Three Agrarian Issues.” Modern China Studies 20, no. 2 (2013): 2-56.
-- “The Super Dream of the Superpower.” In China in its Shadow, edited by Jinglian Wu, Yongnian Zheng, and Henry Kissinger, 13-20. Nanjing: Jiangsu Arts and Literature Press, 2013.
Gail Woldu. “Do These Sequins Make My Butt Look Fat? Wardrobe, Image, and the Challenge of Identity in the Music of Black American Women.” Musical Quarterly 96, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 100 - 136.
-- “Women, Rap, and Hip-Hop: The Challenge of Image.” In The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music, edited by Jonathan C. Friedman, 171-184. New York: Routledge, 2013.
Dina Anselmi, David Reuman, Merrill Brady ’12, Emily Howe ’13, Debra Avery. Poster: “Self-Regulated Learning: Metacognition and Academic Achievement in Middle School Students.” Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA, April 20, 2013.
Kathleen Archer, M. Herman, G.J. Miller, L.J. Olsen and J. Ramsay. “What Undergraduates Don’t Know about Plant Structure and Growth.” Education and Outreach Mini-symposium, American Society of Plant Biologists National Meeting, Providence, RI, July 22, 2013.
Ciaran Berry. “A Mind of Winter: Wallace Stevens and Connecticut.” Associated Writing Programs Conference, Boston, MA, March 23, 2013.
Daniel G. Blackburn. “Functional Morphology and Evolution of Placentas in Viviparous Reptiles.” International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, Barcelona, Spain, July 10, 2013.
Daniel G. Blackburn, Laurie J. Bonneau, and Kristie E. Anderson ’10. “Ultrastructure of the Placental Membranes in Viviparous Water Snakes (Colubridae: Nerodia).” International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, Barcelona, Spain, July 10, 2013.
Elise Bouhet. “L'émeute de 2005 ou la révolte des ‘citéxilés’” Equinoxes, 21st Annual Graduate Conference on “(Ex)Isles/(Ex)îles”, Department of French Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, April 12, 2013.
Jean Cadogan. “‘Dal disegno t’incominci’: The Idea of Drawing in the Early Renaissance.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2013.
Janet Chang. Poster: “The Differential Effects of Emotion Regulation and Cultural Values on Self-disclosure among Asian Americans and Latinos.” Asian American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI, July 30, 2013.
Jenny Su, Richard Lee, Irene Park, Janet Chang, & Kyoung Ok Seol. “The Differential Links between Expressive Suppression and Life Satisfaction among Asian American and Latino College Students. “Emotion Regulation in the Context of Ethnic Cultural Realities Symposium,” Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC, May 26, 2013.
Xiangming Chen. “Steering, Speeding, Scaling: China’s Model of Urban Growth and Its Implications for Cities of the Global South.” Shanghai Forum, Fudan University, Shanghai, May 26, 2013.
Pablo Delano. “Historia, Legado, Imagen.” Annual Conference of the Association of Photojournalists of Puerto Rico, Metropolitan University, San Juan, PR, August 23, 2013.
-- “The Railroad Artistry of Jack Delano.” Conversations on Photography, Center for Railroad Photography and Art, Lake Forest, IL, April 13, 2013.
Diana Evans. “The Impact of Public Financing on State Senate Elections in Connecticut, 2004-2010.” Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 13, 2013.
Andrew Flibbert. “Narrating the Iraq War: Futility and Possibility in Film Diffusion.” International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 6, 2013.
Richard Schneider, Caroline W. Reiss and Hebe Guardiola-Diaz. “Regulation of Oligodendrocyte Lipid Composition by mTOR and Metabolic Profiling of its Variables.” 61st ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrosmetry and Allied Topics, Minneapolis, MN, June 9-13, 2013.
Christopher Hager. “Styles of Aging: Melville’s Sailor Elegies.” American Literature Association Convention, Boston, May 23, 2013.
Kifah Hanna. “Ethics and Desire in Contemporary Levantine Literature.” The University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, April 30, 2013.
Thomas Harrington. “Els catalans i la creació de les institucions de la cultura nacional uruguaiana en el Segle XIX.” Grup d’Estudis d’Historia de la Cultura i dels Intel-lectuals (GEHCI), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, June 5, 2013.
David E. Henderson, Susan K. Henderson, and Tony Crider. Poster: “Reacting to the Past-A New Simulation Game-Playing Pedagogy for Science Education.” Annual Fall Conference 2013 - Case Study Teaching in Science, National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, Amherst, NY, September 20, 2013.
David Henderson. Workshop leader: “Evolution in Kansas 1999-2001.” Reacting to the Past Summer Institute, New York, NY, June 6-7, 2013.
David Henderson, Stephanie Jass, and Judy Walden. “Using Breaks when Teaching Reacting to the Past.” Reacting to the Past Summer Institute, New York, NY, June 8, 2013.
Laura J. Holt. “A Person-Centered Approach to Understanding Negative Reinforcement Drinking.” Yale University School of Medicine: Division of Prevention and Community Intervention, New Haven, CT, June 6, 2013.
James Hughes. “Radical Mindfulness.” Tedx Transmedia, Rome, Italy, September 27, 2013.
Karen Humphreys. “‘La carte du Tendre est déchirée:’ Women and Writing in 19th-century France through the Work of the Comtesse Dash.” Women in French, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, May 10, 2013.
Isaac Kamola. “Reading Althusser in the Neoliberal University.” American Political Science Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 30, 2013.
Samuel Kassow. “Elements of Polish Jewish Cultural History.” Bibliotheque Medem, Paris, France, June 8, 2013.
-- “Collect Everything: the Secret Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto.” The Heritage of the Holocaust in Jewish Archives, Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien, Vienna, Austria, June 20, 2013.
-- “Rachel Auerbach and the Memory of the Holocaust.” History before Memory, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, June 6, 2013.
-- “Problems of Wartime Archives.” Sciences Po, Paris, France, May 28, 2013.
-- “Documentation and Resistance: Inaugural Lecture.” Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland, April 20, 2013.
-- “The Historiography of the Lodz Ghetto.” University, Toronto, March 17, 2013.
-- “Warsaw in Modern Jewish History.” Schier Lecture, University of Toronto, March 11, 2013.
Kathleen Kete. “Adventuring in the Alps.” Panel (organizer): “Approaches to the Alps: The Politics of Adventure in the French-Speaking Alps from the Eighteenth Century to the Present.” Society for French Historical Studies 59th Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA, April 6, 2013.
Sara Kippur. “Literary Translators and Oral Interpreters: Representing the French-speaking City.” American Comparative Literature Association, Toronto, April 6, 2013.
Barry Kosmin. “The Jewish Secularization Thesis and the Revival of Jewish Secularism.” World Union of Jewish Studies Conference, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, July 28, 2013.
-- Session Chair: “American Jewish Secularism in the Twenty-first Century.” World Union of Jewish Studies Conference, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, July 28, 2013.
-- “The Evolution of the Nones: Why, How and Where?” 3rd Annual Institute for Science and Human Values Symposium, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 13, 2013.
Katherine Lahti. “Ideofony v tvorchestve Maiakovskogo (Ideophones in Mayakovsky’s Work),” Maiakovskii i ego vremia (Mayakovsky and His Time), Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, September 19, 2013.
David M. Correll ’13 and Janet F. Morrison. “Analysis of Synthetic Cathinones (“Bath Salts”) in Oral Fluid Using HS-SPME/GC-MS and In-Matrix Derivatization.” Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON 2013), Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 2013.
-- “Determination of Synthetic Cathinones (“Bath Salts”) in Oral Fluid by DI-SPME/GC-MS and In-Matrix Derivatization.” American Chemical Society Connecticut Valley Section 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, New Britain, CT, April 27, 2013.
Alexandre Zhang ’15 and Janet F. Morrison. “Mass Spectrometric Characterization and SPME/GC-MS Detection of Synthetic Piperazines.” American Chemical Society Connecticut Valley Section 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, New Britain, CT, April 27, 2013.
Adamo Miceli ’13, David M. Correll ’13, and Janet F. Morrison. “Analysis of Amphetamine Analogs Using Headspace Solid-Phase Microextraction and In-Matrix Derivatization.” American Chemical Society Connecticut Valley Section 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, New Britain, CT, April 27, 2013.
Garth Myers. “Fostering Ties Between Ecocriticism and Urban Political Ecology in Africa.” European Conference on African Studies, Lisbon, Portugal, June 28, 2013.
-- “A World-Class City Region, a Burning Metropolis: Envisioning the Nairobi of 2030.” University of Connecticut Geography Department Seminar, April 19, 2013.
-- “From Expected to Unexpected Comparison: Changing the Flows of Ideas about Cities in a Post-Colonial Urban World.” Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 2013.
-- “A World-Class City Region, a Burning Metropolis: Envisioning the Nairobi of 2030.” Cities 2030 Conference, University of Miami, Miami, FL, April 5, 2013.
Beth E. Notar “‘My Father is Li Gang!’: Transgressive Mobility and Playful Corruption in Contemporary Urban China.” Anthropology Department, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, May 2, 2013.
-- “Writing Displacing Desire: Travel and Popular Culture in China.” Anthropology Department, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, May 2, 2013.
-- “Conducting Fieldwork in Southwest China.” University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, April 30, 2013.
Livio Pestilli. “Michelangelo’s Children Bacchanal Revisited.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2013.
Miguel D. Ramirez. “Are Remittances Productive in the Mexican Case? A Single and two-Break Unit Root and Cointegration Analysis.” Cambridge Business and Economics Conference, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK, July 2, 2013.
-- Discussant for: “A Re-Evaluation of the European Monetary Union Maastricht Convergence Criteria.” Cambridge Business and Economics Conference, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK, July 2, 2013.
-- “Do Remittance Flows Promote Economic Growth in Mexico? An Empirical Analysis with Structural Breaks.” Department of Economics Speaker Series, Connecticut College, New London, CT, April 18, 2013.
Ondrej Bezdicek, Jiri Michalec, Tomas Nikolai, Sarah Raskin, Evzen Ruzicka. “Memory for Intentions Screening Test: Relationship to Other Tests of Executive and Memory Functioning.” Federation of European Societies of Neuropsychology, Berlin, Germany, September 12, 2013.
David Rosen. “Allegory and Modernist Fantasy.” 2013 MSA Conference, Brighton, UK, August 31, 2013.
Todd Ryan. “Hume’s Use of Stratonism in the Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.” 40th Annual Hume Society Conference, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, July 26, 2013.
-- “Is Philo a Consistent Sceptic?” Fourth International Meeting on Skepticism, Curitiba, Brazil, May 24, 2013.
Meredith Safran. “Devised Theater and Metatheater: The 'Actor' as Commentator on Roman Comedy.” Classical Association of the Middle and Western States (CAMWS) Annual Meeting, Iowa City, IA, April 26 2013.
Alyssa Rogers, Thea R. Popolizio, Craig W. Schneider & Christopher E. Lane. Poster: “Brown Algal Diversity in Bermuda Revealed Using DNA Barcoding.” 52nd Northeast Algal Symposium, Mystic, CT, April 21, 2013.
Craig W. Schneider, Gary W. Saunders & Christopher E. Lane. Poster: “A New Species of Meredithia (Kallymeniaceae, Gigartinales) from Bermuda Based upon Kallymenia limminghei Mont. sensu W.R. Taylor.” 52nd Northeast Algal Symposium, Mystic, CT, April 21, 2013.
Thea R. Popolizio, Craig W. Schneider & Christopher E. Lane. “First Report of the Genus Yamadaella (Liagoraceae, Rhodophyta) in Bermuda.” 52nd Northeast Algal Symposium, Mystic, CT, April 20, 2013.
Craig W. Schneider, Thea R. Popolizio & Christopher E. Lane. Poster: “A Distinctive New Species of Crassitegula (Rhodophyta, Sebdeniales) from Bermuda based upon Morphological and Molecular Data.” 10th International Phycological Congress, Orlando, FL, August 4-10, 2013.
Thea R. Popolizio, Craig W. Schneider & Christopher E. Lane. “Macroalgal flora of the Bermuda Islands: Cryptic Diversity, Morphological Plasticity and Novel Species.” Evolution 2013 (Society for the Study of Evolution), Snowbird, Utah, June 24, 2013.
Lisa Schulkind and Teny Maghakian Shapiro. “What a Difference a Day Makes: Quantifying the Effects of Birth Timing Manipulation on Infant Health.” Economics Department, Union College, Schenectady, NY, March 15, 2013.
Lisa Schulkind. “The Timing of Teenage Births and the Economic Returns to Education.” Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 4, 2013.
Mark Setterfield. “Intermediation, Money Creation, and Keynesian Macrodynamics.” 2nd International Symposium on the History of Economic Thought: Macroeconomic Dynamics in Historical Perspective, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, August 6, 2013.
Mark Setterfield and Yun Kim. “Debt Servicing, Aggregate Consumption, and Growth.” Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY, May 11, 2013.
Mark Setterfield and Gilberto Lima. “Expectations and Stability in the Kaleckian Growth Model.” Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY, May 11, 2013.
Mark Setterfield. “Multi-agent Systems as a Tool for Analyzing Path Dependent Macrodynamics.” Innovation, New Technology, and ICTs: New perspectives from Complexity and Non-Linear Dynamics, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC/CEPAL), Santiago, Chile, April 16, 2013.
Mark Setterfield and Gilberto Lima. “Inflation Targeting and Macroeconomic Stability with Heterogenous Inflation Expectations.” First Conference of the Herbert Simon Society: Bounded Rationality Updated, New York, NY, April 9, 2013.
Jacquelyn Southern. “Unions, Yearbooks, and Textbooks: From Militancy to Main Street.” Third Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada, Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 10, 2013.
Ramsey Tracy. “Miracles, Medicine and u Sáantoil K’áax: The Forest in Contemporary Yucatec Tales of the Caste War.” Symposium: The Permeable Worlds of Anáhuac: Symbolism and Human Interrelation with the Elements in Indigenous Meso-America, 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory, New Orleans, LA, September 12, 2013.
Erik M. Vogt. “The Saturation of Aesthetics and the Recommencement of (Great) Art.” International Congress of Aesthetics, Krakow, Poland, July 26, 2013.
Guanzhong James Wen. “The Three Exit Rights and the Outlet from China’s Outdated Land System.” Urbanization Conference, World Bank and the Center for Development Research, the State Council, Beijing, China, May 20, 2013.
Abigail Fisher Williamson. “Declining Trust Amidst Diversity? A Natural Experiment in Lewiston, Maine.” WZB Social Science Research Center, Berlin, Germany, May 24, 2013.
Joseph Byrne. “Still Life: Abstract Poetry.” Solo Exhibit. Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, May 10-June 22, 2013.
Eric Galm performed as percussionist with Pete Seeger and Jim Scott, Unitarian Universalist Church, White Plains, NY, April 7, 2013
-- “Brazilian Music and Culture Lecture/Demonstrations.” Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT, May 2, 2013; West Indian Parade Inaugural Event, Hartford, CT, May 1, 2013; Hola! West Hartford, West Hartford, CT, April 29, 2013; E Achievement First Academy, Hartford, CT, April 17 & 24, 2013; E. O. Smith High School, Mansfield, CT, April 10, 2013.
Robert Kirschbaum. “As Subject and Object: Contemporary Book Artists Explore Sacred Hebrew Texts.” Group Exhibit. Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), New York, NY, June 14-September 29, 2013.
Dan Lloyd. “Smart Patterns.” Video animation and sonification of brain activity appearing as an installation and during a program of short films in conjunction with Pattern Power/Superstripe, Londonewcastle Project Space, London, April 2013.
Gerald Moshell. Producer, Stage Director, and Musical Director: Money, The Studio Theatre, New York, NY, May 31-June 16, 2013.
-- Pianist, musical director, and arranger, with Phoebe Madden, soprano, and Ritchee Price, trumpeter, Broadway at the Towers, Narragansett, RI, August 13, 2013.
Michael Preston appeared as a featured clown in Circus Flora's Journey to the Moon, Centene Center for the Arts, St. Louis, MO, June 2013.
Madalene Spezialetti. Producer, writer, director, editor of the film The Saviors. Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Festival 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, July 20, 2013.
Judy Dworin and Sheila Fisher. “Trinity Prison Seminar Series.” Aurora Foundation, $5,000, Spring 2014.
Jack Dougherty and Diane Zannoni. “SmartChoices (Year 6) and Who Chooses Education.” Achieve Hartford, $32,659, 2013-2014.
Jack Dougherty. “Serendip-o-matic: Let Your Sources Surprise You (http://serendipomatic.org),” digital tool co-created with colleagues at One Week | One Tool workshop. National Endowment for the Humanities, $1,000 individual grant, July 28-August 2, 2013.
Eric Galm. “Samba Fest.” Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, $3,500; Greater Hartford Arts Council, $2,000; Brazilian Government Ministry of Culture, $10,000; American Federation of Musicians Music Performance Trust Fund, $1,010. Spring 2013.
Barry Kosmin. “ARIS 2013–National Survey of College Students.” Center for Inquiry, $10,000 and Goodrich Quality Theaters, $10,000, Summer 2013.
Ralph Morelli. “CNS: Computing Education for the 21st Century.” National Science Foundation, $25,866, January 2013 through December 2015.
Mark Setterfield. “Inequality and Macroeconomic Growth.” Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), $24,000, 2013-2016.
Terri Williams. “Generating Complexity: Integrating Experimental and Computer Modeling Approaches to Link Genes and Cell Behavior in Arthropod Segmentation.” National Science Foundation, $488,877, September 2013-August 2016.
Diane Zannoni and Jack Dougherty. “Hartford Student Continuity, Achievement Clustering, and Voluntary Choice, 2008-12.” Achieve Hartford, $3,320, Summer 2013.
Honors & Awards:
Ciaran Berry. Poetry Book Society Recommendation, The Dead Zoo, July 22, 2013.
Pablo Delano. Lifetime Achievement Award honoring a “great trajectory as a graphic documentarian.” Annual Conference of the Association of Photojournalists of Puerto Rico, Metropolitan University, San Juan, PR, August 23, 2013.
Anne Lambright. José María Arguedas Essay Award, “Highly Commended,” Peru Section of the Latin American Studies Association, Award for Best Essay on Peru, May 2013. For “Dead Body Politics: Yuyachkani and Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.” In Imagining Human Rights in Twenty-first Century Theater: Global Perspectives, edited by Florian Becker, Paola Hernández, Brenda Werth, 27-44. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.
Kevin McMahon’s book Nixon’s Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political Consequences (University of Chicago Press, 2011) was selected as a 2012 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title.
Madalene Spezialetti’s film The Saviors was awarded Best Actress and Best of Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Festival 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, July 27, 2013.
Other Professional Accomplishments:
Elise Bouhet was selected to participate in “Exploring the Banlieue” Summer School, Paris, France, July 8-12, 2013.
Janet Chang was selected to participate in the Health Disparities Research and Vulnerable Populations Workshop, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, MI, August 12-16, 2013.
Thomas Harrington was featured in a special report on the Catalan National TV program Món 3/24, September 10, 2013.
Samuel Kassow was a Visiting Professor at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, May & June, 2013.
Gerald Moshell was a guest for “Who’s Afraid of Gilbert and Sullivan?,” The Colin McEnroe Show, NPR, September 16, 2013.
Livio Pestilli organized the session “Drawing Closer to the Master.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2013.
Miguel D. Ramirez taught a senior seminar, “Topics in International Economics,” at Yale University, June 3-July 5, 2013.
David Rosen was interviewed for “From Prospero to PRISM: 5 Questions about Surveillance and Literature with David Rosen and Aaron Santesso,” by Deji Olukotun, PEN America, July 12, 2013.
Mark Setterfield was a Visiting Professor at the University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, July & August 2013.
Homayra Ziad has been accepted as one of the series editors for a forthcoming series for Palgrave Press, Interreligious Studies in Theory and Practice.