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Thomas S Harrington
Professor of Language and Culture Studies
Phone: (860) 297-2380 Office Location: Seabury Hall S-019
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Trinity College faculty member since 1997 View office hours for Fall 2016
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
Ph.D., Brown Univ. (1994)
M.A., Middlebury College (1987)
A.B., College of the Holy Cross (1982)

Thomas Harrington is Associate Professor in the Hispanic studies section of the Language and Culture Studies Department at Trinity College in Hartford where he teaches courses on 20th and 21st Century Spanish Cultural History, Literature and Film. His areas of research expertise include modern Iberian nationalist movements, Contemporary Catalonia, and the history of migration between the peninsular “periphery” (Catalonia, Galicia, Portugal and the Basque Country) and the societies of the Caribbean and the Southern Cone. He is a two-time Fulbright Senior Research Scholar (Barcelona Spain and Montevideo, Uruguay) who also has lived and worked in Madrid, Lisbon and Santiago de Compostela in Galicia.  He speaks (and writes in) Spanish, Catalan, Galician and Portuguese. In addition to his work in Hispanic Studies, Harrington is a frequent commentator on political and cultural affairs in the US and abroad.