People in the news - Week of Nov. 1, 2019

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Deidre Hill Butler, associate professor of sociology, presented at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History conference in Charleston, S.C. Her presentation was titled “Revitalized Community: Nashville’s Bordeaux Neighborhood Since the 2010 Flood - Ruby Baker, Restoring a Community Residential Association to Impact Community Recovery.”

Deidre Hill Butler, Celina Munoz ’21, Ademilola Oyetuga ’20, Alyssa Harrynanan ’22 and Karen Diaz ’22 volunteered as workshop facilitators at the 11th annual Working Group on Girls Conference. “Wise Choices Today: A Better Tomorrow” included 150 seventh grade girls, inspiring and educating students on healthy relationships and a successful future. Fran’Cee Brown-McClure, vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, delivered the keynote address. Angela Tatem, director of the Kenney Center, coordinated the College’s participation.

A solo show featuring the work of Chris Duncan, the May I. Baker Professor of Visual Arts, is on display at the Clifford Art Gallery at Colgate University. Duncan’s work is also included in Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, N.Y.

MIT Press published a new book by Robert Baker, the William D. Williams Professor of Philosophy. The Structure of Moral Revolutions: Studies of Changes in the Morality of Abortion, Death and the Bioethics Revolutions evolved from a panel that Baker hosted at the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities national conference. Baker will also be featured as Albany Medical College’s John Balint lecturer on Nov. 20.

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