Friday, August 31, 2018

 

Welcome to CUNY Lab Meeting, a regular digest to keep you tuned in to your CUNY Research Community.  Here, you can keep informed of research happenings across the University and around the City. See upcoming events and deadlines, read recent scholarly works by community members and find collaborators within our broad and diverse community. Have research news you?d like to contribute? Share it below. If you are not interested in receiving this newsletter, you can unsubscribe at bit.ly/2MjjsZF or below.

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FUNDING PROGRAM DEADLINES

Fri, October 26, 2018 | Community College Research Grant


Fri, October 26, 2018 | NSF 2026 Idea Machine


Fri, November 2, 2018 | Research in the Classroom Grant


Open until filled | Joint CUNY/RFCUNY Faculty Travel for Research Program


 

UPCOMING EVENT

ANNUAL PIVOT WEBINAR

We are pleased to inform you that the Annual Pivot Webinar is scheduled for Friday, September 28th at 2:00 p.m.  The session will be held via WebEx and participants may join from a central location as a group or individually from their offices, even homes if needed. For those who will join from a central location, it would be best if you had access to a speakerphone for the group. Learn More

 

PUBLICATIONS

CANNABIS USE IS ASSOCIATED WITH LOWER ODDS OF PRESCRIPTION OPIOID ANALGESIC USE AMONG HIV-INFECTED INDIVIDUALS WITH CHRONIC PAIN

Chronic pain is common in the United States and prescribed opioid analgesics use for noncancer pain has increased dramatically in the past two decades, possibly accounting for the current opioid addiction epidemic. Co-morbid drug use in those prescribed opioid analgesics is common, but there are few data on polysubstance use patterns. Nancy L. Sohler, of CUNY's School of Medicine, and colleagues explored patterns of use of cigarette, alcohol, and illicit drugs in HIV-infected people with chronic pain who were prescribed opioid analgesics. Learn More


AUTISTIC DISTURBANCES: THEORIZING AUTISM POETICS FROM THE DSM TO ROBINSON CRUSOE

Julia Miele Rodas, Bronx Community College

Autistic Disturbances looks at the ways interpreters have failed to register the creative valence of autistic language and presents a theoretical framework for understanding the distinctive aesthetics of autistic rhetoric and semiotics. Reinterpreting characteristic autistic verbal practices, like repetition, in the context of a more widely respected literary canon, it argues that autistic language is an essential part of mainstream literary aesthetics, visible in poetry by Walt Whitman and Gertrude Stein, in novels by Charlotte Bront? and Daniel Defoe, in life writing by Andy Warhol, even in contemporary cultural texts like Martha Stewart Living and Andy Kaufman's performance art.

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TELL ME WHAT HAPPENED: QUESTIONING CHILDREN ABOUT ABUSE, SECOND EDITION

Yael Orbach, CUNY Graduate School & Brooklyn College

When Tell Me What Happened first appeared in 2008, it provided a comprehensive overview of the literature on the frailties and strengths of young victim witnesses. After summarizing the results of numerous experimental and field studies, we described how a careful examination of those findings could inform practice and introduced a structured interviewing guide, the NICHD Investigative Interview Protocol, which had been successfully employed in several jurisdictions. A decade later, our collective understanding of these issues had grown so dramatically that a revision of the book seemed necessary. Indeed, this revision is a completely new book, written...

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