People in the news - week of April 1, 2022

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Kevin Barhydt, senior inclusive and learning technology analyst, was a featured speaker recently at Lewis University. Barhydt’s talk was titled, “Magical or Magic? The Healing of Feeling Lost and Being Found,” and can be viewed here.

Michele Ricci Bell, associate professor of German Studies, organized and chaired a two-panel series of talks, “Representations of Disability and Trauma in German Writings”” at the NeMLA Conference in Baltimore on March 12.

Deidre Hill Butler, associate professor of sociology, director of faculty diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging and academic diversity officer, has been invited to the Faculty Resource Network Summer and Fall 2022 Scholar-in-Residence Program. The in-person residency is housed on New York University's Washington Square campus, and allows faculty to travel to NYU to engage in research, develop curricula, and/or produce manuscripts for publication. The program allows scholars to explore new dimensions in their disciplines, broaden their own pedagogical expertise, enrich existing courses or create new ones, and expand professional contacts.

Dan Venning, assistant professor of theater and dance, published an article in The Eugene O'Neill Review. The article, "'A Step in the Right Direction': Eugene O'Neill's First Pulitzer Prizes, A Century Later," reconsiders O'Neill's first Pulitzer Prizes, for Beyond the Horizon and "Anna Christie," almost exactly a century after he won two out of the first four Pulitzer Prizes for drama. The article, based on research conducted while Venning held a Travis Bogard fellowship at Tao House in California, can be found here.

Andrew Burkett, associate professor of English, recently served as guest editor for the publication of volume 70 of the Keats-Shelley Journal. With David Sigler, he co-authored the volume's foreword and co-edited the essay cluster, “Toward an Anti-Racist and Undisciplined Romanticism.” Burkett also co-edited with Yasmin Solomonescu the volume's Reviews section.

Carol Weisse, the Ronald M. Obenzinger Professor of Psychology and director of Health Professions, and Emma Cravo '21 recently had a paper published in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine titled, “Informal Caregivers’ Administration of Concentrated Liquid Morphine to Hospice Patients Receiving Home Care: Does Regimen Matter?” The abstract to the paper can be read here.

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