People in the news - Week of Nov. 8, 2019

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A new book co-authored by Stephen Leavitt, professor of anthropology, was published by Waveland Press. Rethinking Psychological Anthropology: A Critical History describes the latest interests, concepts and approaches in the field with the premise that all anthropology is psychology.

Dan Venning, assistant professor of theater and English, published a review essay in the most recent issue of European Stages. The article examines the productions he attended in London with his winter 2018 mini-term class. The article is available here.

Tina Lincer, associate director of Communications and Marketing, is a featured essayist in the fifth annual “BraVa!,” a fundraiser seeking to provide new bras to women and girls who live at YWCA-GCR and those in need in the region. The event will be held at The Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy this evening, Nov. 8, 5-8 p.m. Local writers will read their jury-selected works. In addition, Lincer has two essays and a set of haiku included in the anthology BraVa! The Book: Stories that Celebrate Something Close to Our Hearts, a compilation of pieces performed at previous BraVa! readings. The YWCA-GCR is one of the area’s largest providers of supportive housing for homeless single women and women with children.

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