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Books of the Year from Arts and Sciences

Our faculty are composing poetry and writing about environmental justice and the psychology of sports, among many other topics
May 3, 2016

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From poetry compilations to Spanish language short stories to an exploration of the psychology behind sports, a wide range of scholarship was on display at the School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Annual Publication Party, held on April 27 on the Medford/Somerville campus.

The party honored A&S faculty authors who published within the last year. This year’s event also featured a newly published classical music recording. The creators-in-residence for 2015-16:

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman. Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities. MIT Press, 2015.

Elizabeth Ammons and Modhumita Roy, editors. Sharing the Earth: An International Environmental Justice Reader. University of Georgia Press, 2015.

Marie-Claire Beaulieu. The Sea in the Greek Imagination. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

Marina Umaschi Bers and Mitchel Resnick. The Official Scratch Jr. Book. No Starch Press, 2015.

Rebecca Kaiser Gibson. Opinel: Poems. Bauhan Publishing, 2016.

Brian Hatcher, editor. Hinduism in the Modern World. Routledge, 2016.

Charles Shiro Inouye. The End of the World, Plan B: A Guide for the Future. Greg Kofford Books, 2016.

Richard Jankowsky, editor. The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 10: Genres of the Middle East and North Africa. Bloomsbury, 2015.

Lisa Lowe. The Intimacies of Four Continents. Duke University Press, 2016.

Howard Leroy Malchow. History and International Relations. Bloomsbury, 2016.

José Antonio Mazzotti, editor. Bosquejo gramatical de la lengua iskonawa, by Roberto Zariquiey. RCLL, CELAP y Latinoamericana Editores, 2015.

José Antonio Mazzotti. Apu Kalypso/palabras de la bruma. Hipocampo Editores, 2015.

José Antonio Mazzotti. Encontrando un inca: ensayos escogidos sobre el Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. Axiara Editions and Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (ANLE), 2016.

José Antonio Mazzotti. El Zorro y la Luna. Poemas reunidos 1981-2016. Axiara Editions and Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (ANLE), 2016.

Pedro Ángel Palou. Demonios en Casa, short stories. Universidad Veracruzana, 2015.

Pedro Ángel Palou. La Casa del Silencio. Aproximación en Tres Tiempos a Contemporáneos. IVEC, 2015.

Jeanne Marie Penvenne. Women, Migration and the Cashew Economy of Southern Mozambique. James Currey, 2015.

L. Michael Romero and John C. Wingfield. Tempests, Poxes, Predators and People: Stress in Wild Animals and How They Cope. Oxford University Press, 2016.

Laurence Senelick, translator. The Ghost Sonata, by August Strindberg. Broadway Play Publishing, 2016.

L. Jon Wetheim and Sam Sommers. This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon. Crown Archetype, 2016.

Elliot Aronson, Timothy D. Wilson, Robin M. Akert and Samuel R. Sommers. Social Psychology, ninth edition. Pearson, 2016.

Jonathan Strong. The Judge’s House. Quale Press, 2015.

Norrin M. Ripsman, Jeffrey W. Taliaferro and Steven E. Lobell. Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Politics. Oxford University Press, 2016.

Cheryl Tano. ESPACES: Rendez-vous avec le monde francophone, third edition. Vista, 2016.

 

MUSIC

John McDonald and Ray Jackendoff. Works by Arthur Berger, Elliott Carter, Aaron Copland, John McDonald and Yehudi Wyner. CADENZA! Modern American Duos for Clarinet or Basset Horn and Piano. Albany Records, 2015. 

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