People in the news - October 1, 2014

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Andrew Burkett, assistant professor of English, presented a talk at the annual meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism in Washington, D.C. His talk was titled, “Keats and the Phonograph.” He also chaired a special session at the meeting on “Multimedia Romanticisms.” This summer, Burkett received an academic certificate on “Introduction to Digital Humanities” from Wolfson College in the University of Oxford in England.

A book by Rudy Nydegger, professor of psychology, was recently published by ABC-CLIO. “Suicide and Mental Health” will be released on Oct. 14.

Teresa Meade, the Florence B. Sherwood Professor of History and Culture, delivered the Founder’s Address at Russell Sage College’s Founder’s Convocation on Sept. 24 in Troy, N.Y. Her talk addressed the current crisis of refugees across the globe.