Faculty News

Book

Mary Gordon ’71, the Millicent C. McIntosh Professor in English and Writing, publishes her personal short story “Ugly” in The Best American Short Stories 2017 (Oct. 3).

Journal

Snow's paper, published in Scientific Reports, gives insight into a possible cause of recent honey bee disease and death.

Journal

To mark the August 1791 anniversary of the start of the Haitian Revolution, this interview explores dystopian Haiti, zombies, and how pop culture perpetuates and reinforces incorrect narratives about Haiti and the wider "black" world.

Journal

Prof. Reagan writes on Fornés' distinctive aesthetic in a theatre history piece published in American Theatre.

Book

Ron Briggs, Associate Professor of Spanish & Latin American Cultures, will publish his second book The Moral Electricity of Print: Transatlantic Education and the Lima Women's Circuit, 1876-1910 on July 18, 2017.

Book

The volume, which is edited and introduced by Prof. Alberro, has been published by the MIT Press.

Honors and Other News

Prof. Postlewate's translation of Joseph by Marie-Hélène Lafon is the first English-language translation of Lafon's work.

Journal

Scholars react to Prof. Autesserre's assertions about local peacebuilding efforts, and Autesserre reinforces that elections cannot guarantee peace.

Book

Jack Hawley, Professor of Religion, will publish his latest book Into Sūr’s Ocean: Poetry, Context, and Commentary in April 2017. It will be published by Harvard University Press.

Award Grant Fellowship

Claire Tow Professor of Religion John Stratton Hawley was recently awarded the 2017 Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize by the South Asian Council of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) in Toronto for his book A Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement (Harvard University Press, 2015).