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A.G. Lafley '69
National News Applauds Two 2012 Honorary Degree Recipients

Commencement speaker A.G. Lafley '69, Hamilton’s Board of Trustees chair and former Procter & Gamble chairman and  CEO, was interviewed by Adweek along with his six fellow Advertising Hall of Fame 2012 inductees in a March 18 article, "What Makes a Legend Tick?" The New York Times Sunday Book Review included a favorable review of a new book, Coral Glynn, by 2012 honorary degree recipient Peter Cameron '82, on the same day.  More ...

Carolyn Carpan
Carpan Writes Book on History of Girls' Series Books
Carolyn Carpan, director of public services in the Burke Library, recently penned a history of girls' series books titled Sister, Schoolgirls, and Sleuths: Girls' Series Books in America, published by The Scarecrow Press. The book is the first study of American girls' series books to examine the entire genre from its beginning in the 1840s to present day. More ...
Tina Hall
Hall's Novella All The Day's Sad Stories Wins Caketrain Chapbook Competition
Assistant Professor of English Tina Hall's novella, All the Day's Sad Stories, won the 2008 Caketrain Chapbook Competition and will be published by Caketrain this spring. More ...
<i>Wet Apples, White Blood</i> by Naomi Guttman
Guttman's Wet Apples, White Blood Shares Adirondack Center's Best Book of Poetry Award
Associate Professor of English Naomi Guttman's book of poetry, Wet Apples, White Blood, shared the best book of poetry award with The Origin of the Milky Way by Barbara Louise Ungar at the Adirondack Center for Writing's (ACW) third annual Adirondack Literary Awards. The awards were announced at Blue Mountain Center in Blue Mountain Lake on June 8. The Adirondack Literary Awards celebrate and acknowledge the books that were written by Adirondack authors or published in the region in the previous year. There were 37 entries this year. Wet Apples, White Blood was published by McGill-Queen's University Press in 2007.
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Margaret Thickstun
Thickstun's Book Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education Lauded in The New Yorker
A book by Professor of English Margaret Thickstun is applauded in a New Yorker magazine essay "Return to paradise, The enduring relevance of John Milton" by Jonathan Rosen (6/2/08). The essay, which celebrates the 400th anniversary of English poet John Milton's birth, examines the variety of books recently published to mark the occasion. In The New Yorker author Rosen writes, "My favorite of all the recent Milton books, Margaret Olofson Thickstun's Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education, points out how occupied with teaching and learning everyone—except Satan—is. (Milton's only real job, before his role as Secretary for Foreign Tongues, was as a teacher and tutor.)"
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The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality
Seventh Edition of Gilbert's The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality Published

A seventh edition of The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality (Pine Forge Press) by Professor of Sociology Dennis Gilbert was published in January, 2008.  In the book Gilbert analyzes trends in income, wealth, earnings, occupation, housing, child rearing, social mobility and politics to reveal a consistent pattern of growing social inequality in the United States since the early 1970s. Why, Gilbert asks, is this happening? His answer rests on factors as varied as globalization and shifting patterns of American family life.  More ...

Frank Anechiarico
Anechiarico '71 Publishes Book on World Cities and Corruption
Local Integrity Systems: World Cities Fighting Corruption, a book edited by Maynard-Knox Professor of Government and Law Frank Anechiarico '71 with Leo Huberts and Frederique Six of the Free University of Amsterdam, was published in May by BJU Publishers of The Hague, Netherlands.
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Carl Rubino
Rubino Co-Authors New Book, Emergence, Complexity, and Self-Organization: Precursors and Prototypes
Carl A. Rubino, the Edward North Professor of Classics, together with Alicia Juarrero, the author of Dynamics in Action: Intentional Behavior as a Complex System (MIT Press, 1999), is the editor of a new book titled Emergence, Complexity, and Self-Organization: Precursors and Prototypes (ISCE Publishing, May 2008).
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Nathan Goodale
Nathan Goodale Publishes in Edited Volume
Nathan Goodale, visiting instructor in anthropology, published a chapter in Recent Advances in Paleodemography: Data, Techniques, Patterns, edited by Jean Pierre Bocquet-Appel. The chapter, titled "The Demography of Prehistoric Fishing/Hunting People: A Case Study of the Upper Columbia Area," considers the role of demography and the evolution of socioeconomic systems among hunter-gatherers. The volume stemmed from a session at the international conference the 25th World Population Congress, July 2005 in Tours, France. This publication represents the third related to Goodale's M.A. thesis research. More ...