Gallatin Teachers Reading, a Writing Program event series at which professors read from recently published books, offers a glimpse into the Gallatin faculty's latest scholarship.
Professor Ali Mirsepassi will discuss Transnationalism in Iranian Political Thought: The Life and Times of Ahmad Fardid (Cambridge University Press, 2017), which follows the intellectual journey of the Iranian philosopher Ahmad Fardid to offer an account of the rise of political Islam in modern Iran.
Professor Kimberly Phillips-Fein will read from Fear City: The New York City Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of the Age of Austerity (Henry Holt, 2017), named one of the ten best books of 2017 by Publisher's Weekly, on the fiscal crisis of the 1970s and its lasting impact on policy.
Andrew Romig will read from Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017), which explores the concept of caritas, the love of god and mankind, and its importance in masculinity in the Carolingian Middle Ages.
Professor Sara Murphy will moderate.