People in the news - April 13, 2017

Saad Akhtar '18 and Carol Weisse, professor of psychology, gave a workshop at the Annual Meeting of the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State. The session was titled “The Challenges of Tracking Performance Outcomes in a Home-Based Palliative Care Program.” Weisse also recently gave a talk, “Insights and Performance Outcomes from a Home-Based Palliative Care Study: Where Do We Go From Here?” at the Home Care Association of New York State Hospice and Palliative Care Forum. She also presented, “Preparing Future Healthcare Professionals to Provide Patient and Family-Centered Palliative Care,” at grand rounds at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany.

An article by Kristin Bidoshi, associate professor of Russian, was published in the volume, Десять шагов по «Степи » (Ten Steps along the ‘Steppe”). The article is titled “‘And little by little one recalls the legends of the steppe, travelers’ stories, and nanny’s folk tales…’: Folk Motifs and Rituals in Chekhov’s ‘Steppe.’”

Lori Marso, the Doris Zemurray Stone Professor of Literary and Historical Studies, has been invited to deliver two lectures in April. The first is at Bard’s Hannah Arendt Center for a symposium titled “Is the Private Political?” The second is at Northwestern University at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art for a symposium titled “The Cinema of Chantal Akerman: Time, Border, Politics.”

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