A celebration of alumnus Christina Heatherton’s new book, “Arise!”

Christina Heatherton ’12, an associate professor of American Studies and Human Rights at Trinity College, discusses the history of capital, the making of internationalism, and her new book, Arise! Global Radicalism in the Era of the Mexican Revolution, which was officially published in October 2022 by the University of California Press.  Please find below the interview in the new episode of Conjuncture, a web series and podcast.

We also hope that you’ll mark your calendars for a salon in celebration of Arise! Juliet Nebolon (Trinity College) will moderate a discussion with Christina, Justin Akers Chacón (San Diego City College), Dayo Gore (Georgetown), and A. Naomi Paik (Univ. of Illinois, Chicago). The event will take place at the Austin Arts Center at Trinity College and via Zoom on Friday November 18 at 5.30pm (eastern). Registration here.


Alumnus writes a foundational history of Thai Americans and appears on Taste the Nation

Mark Padoongpatt ‘11, a professor of Asian American studies, turned his Ph.D. thesis into a book on Thai immigrants that landed him air time on the Hulu show hosted by Padma Lakshmi.  Read more.