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An article co-authored by Andrew Burkett, associate professor of English, and Palmyra Catravas, associate professor of electrical engineering, was recently published in “Romantic Circles,” a scholarly website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture. The article is titled, “A ‘sound but half its own:’ A Collaborative Exploration of Poetic Sounds in Literature and Electrical Engineering Classrooms.”

Chad Orzel, the Gordon Gould Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, is one of the authors included in a new book from MIT Press. “Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science” examines the phenomenon of pseudoscience from a wide variety of perspectives. Orzel's chapter, "Scientific Failure as a Public Good: Illustrating the Process of Science and Its Contrast with Pseudoscience," examines two high-profile failures in physics and shows that the behavior of the scientists involved is readily distinguishable from that of purveyors of pseudoscience.

A paper by Timothy Stablein, assistant professor of sociology, is included in Sociological Studies of Children and Youth. The paper is titled "Estimating the Status and Needs of Homeless LGBT Adolescents: Advocacy, Identity, and the Dialectics of Support."

Bunkong Tuon, associate professor of English and director of Asian Studies, will read from his work at the Social Justice Center in Albany at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Tuon’s most recent book of poems, “And So I Was Blessed” (NYQ Books), chronicles his return to Southeast Asia and sojourn to his father’s village in the Mekong Delta.