As we ride the wave of the pandemic into another calendar year, please join our panelists for a discussion of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera, a novel chronicling a passion that spans decades and outlasts pandemics. Diana Aldrete (Hispanic Studies), Dario Euraque (History), and Sheila Fisher (English) speak about the novel from their own disciplinary perspectives as they link its themes to the concerns of our own historical moment.
A grant awarded to Trinity by the Council of Independent Colleges will be used to continue building and archiving the Watkinson Library’s “Hispanic Hartford” collection, or “Voces de la Migración: Hartford History Makers,” which includes oral histories and interviews with members of the Latinx community in Hartford.
Faculty members are responding to the global climate crisis by offering new courses that address climate change through various academic disciplines. “It’s a problem that affects every single person on this planet—not just environmental science majors,” said Professor of Physics and Environmental Science Christoph Geiss.
Trinity College Associate Professor of Language and Culture Studies Kifah Hanna has been awarded a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars from the American Council of Learned Societies. The prestigious fellowship will be hosted at Columbia University’s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies during the 2020-2021 academic year.