During summer 2018, History student Amelia Hutchinson undertook an internship researching the hidden histories of women at Trinity, as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of undergraduate women’s arrival at the College. Paula Wolff, Library Assistant, caught up with Amelia to discuss the project and her research, which is published below.
Trinity Fellow Dr Hugh Hunt will recreate the tunnel of the legendary ‘Great Escape’ from a German prisoner-of-war camp to reveal the remarkable engineering by RAF airmen 75 years ago at a commemorative event on Sunday 24 March.
Dr Alyce Mahon, Fellow of Trinity and Reader in Modern and Contemporary Art at Cambridge, has curated the first large-scale exhibition of Dorothea Tanning’s work for 25 years. She created and curated the show for the world-leading Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid, where it ran from November 2018 through January 2019 and she has co-curated a second version of it for Tate Modern, from 27 February to 9 June 2019.
Professor Dame Sally Davies DBE FRS FMedSci has been appointed the next Master of Trinity during the 40th anniversary of co-education at the College. Dame Sally will take up the role on 8 October 2019 when she will be formally ‘installed’ in a traditional ceremony attended by the Fellowship of Trinity.
Ardis Butterfield is Marie Borroff Professor of English, French and Music at Yale, before which she was at UCL. An undergraduate at Trinity in the second year of female admission, Professor Butterfield has returned to the College as Senior Visiting Fellow Commoner for a year.