April 17, 2007
Margaret Thickstun, the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of English Literature, has published a book, Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education
(Palgrave Macmillan, April 17, 2007).
According to the publisher, this book "reads Milton's Paradise Lost
as a poem that seeks to educate its readers by narrating the education of its main characters. Many of Milton's characters enter the action in late adolescence, newly independent and eager to test themselves, to discover who they are and their place in the world. The poem charts their progress into moral adulthood." More ...
The University of Arizona Press
March 31, 2007
Professor of Sociology Dennis Gilbert is the author of a new book, Mexico's Middle Class in the Neoliberal Era (The University of Arizona Press, March, 2007). Gilbert who joined the Hamilton faculty in 1976, earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Cornell University. His primary research interests are Latin American and American class system. He is also the author of Sandinistas: the Party and the Revolution (1988) and The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality (2003). More ...
McGill-Queen's University Press
March 23, 2007
Associate Professor of English Naomi Guttman has published a book of poetry, Wet Apples, White Blood (McGill-Queen's University Press). More ...
The Amity Art Foundation
March 1, 2007
The Amity Art Foundation of Connecticut has published a book about Professor of Art Bruce Muirhead's etchings. The book, "Robert Bruce Muirhead, Prints, 1969-2006, A Catalogue Raisonne," contains 130 illustrations of his etchings, most done while teaching at Kirkland and Hamilton. It also includes an interview with Muirhead by his colleague, Professor Bill Salzillo; an essay by his artist son and Hamilton alumnus Jake Muirhead '86; and an introduction by John Stewart, the director and founder of the Amity Art Foundation. Stewart is a 1964 Hamilton graduate. The Amity Art Foundation is an organization for the purpose of supporting the art of printmaking and its teaching. More ...
Greenwood Publishing Group
June 1, 2006
From Cecil B. DeMille's production of King of Kings in 1927, to Mel Gibson's recent The Passion of the Christ, films that discuss the meaning of Jesus have provoked interest, discussion, and reevaluation on a large scale. Hollywood films that deal with this subject have consistently managed to augment their inherent power by commenting simultaneously on political and cultural matters, and drawing from alternative cultural and mythological sources. The Greatest Story Ever Told, for instance, uses a landscape similar to that of the American West, while The Last Temptation of Christ deals with themes related to modern American notions of sexuality and sin. More ...
New York University Press
April 3, 2006
Douglas Ambrose, the Sidney Wertimer Associate Professor of History, and Associate Professor of Government Robert Martin co-edited a recently published book titled The Many Faces of Alexander Hamilton: The Life and Legacy of America's Most Elusive Founding Father
. More ...