The Feast of Words Event Celebrates Books by Emory Faculty, including Seven Historians

Dr. Astrid M. Eckert and Dr. Daniel LaChance at the 2022 Feast of Words Celebration.

For the last 19 years the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, Emory Libraries, and the Emory Barnes and Noble Bookstore have hosted the Feast of Words, an annual event to celebrate the Emory faculty members who have written or edited books in the prior year. The December edition of the festival featured 89 books, including seven by historians at Emory, published between September 1, 2021, and August 31, 2022. Read the titles of the books published by Emory historians below, along with the full list here: “Celebrating Faculty Authors.”

  • Tonio A. Andrade. Het laatste gezantschap: De Nederlandse missie van 1795 en de westerse betrekkingen met China. Robert Vernooy, trans. Querido.
  • Anthony A. Briggman (Theology) and Ellen Scully, eds. New Narratives for Old: The Historical Method of Reading Early Christian Theology. Essays in Honor of Michel René Barnes. Catholic University of America P.
  • Adriana Chira. Patchwork Freedoms: Law, Slavery, and Race beyond Cuba’s Plantations. Cambridge UP.
  • Astrid M. Eckert. Zonenrandgebiet. Westdeutschland und der Eiserne Vorhang. Thomas Wollermann, Bernhard Jendricke, and Barbara Steckhan, trans. Ch. Links.
  • Daniel LaChance and Paul Kaplan. Crimesploitation: Crime, Punishment, and Pleasure on Reality Television. Stanford UP.
  • Pablo Palomino. La Invención de la Música Latinoamericana. Fondo de Cultura Económica.
  • Polly Price. Plagues in the Nation: How Epidemics Shaped America. Beacon.