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Youngwon Song, associate professor and chair of the Economics Department, was quoted in The Washington Post, discussing employee use of after-hours e-mail in the workplace. “Unpaid work at home appears to be a form of investment made in expectation of return in the long run,” Song told the newspaper. 

An edited volume by Christine Henseler, “Generation X Goes Global: Mapping a Youth Culture in Motion” was published by Routledge this month. The volume includes more than 35 contributors from around the world, including two College faculty members: William Garcia, associate professor of Spanish, and Claire Bracken, assistant professor of English. The book is accompanied by an interactive website.

Maritza Osuna, senior lecturer of Spanish, delivered a talk, “Latino Heritage: Making it Personal,” as part of Siena College’s Latino Heritage Month activities. She was a guest of the Black and Latino Student Union. 

Jim de Seve, visiting assistant professor of film studies, was invited to present his documentary, “ManDove,” in a special screening for the Yale University Council on Southeast Asia Studies on Thursday, Oct. 18. Click here for more information on that screening. Along with his co-director and husband Kian Tjong, the duo will also present the film in Moscow at the Russian Academy of Science’s Festival of Visual Anthropology. “ManDove” charts contact zones between east and west through the filming of the zebra dove singing competitions in Indonesia. Other screenings include the 8th Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema in the Republic of Tatarstan and the upcoming Taiwan International Documentary Festival. 

 

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