Lars Larson, English, delivered a paper on the “domestic uncanny” in horror films by Stanley Kubrick and Ari Aster titled “The Uncanny Space of Home, from The Shining to Hereditary” at the Western Literature Association Conference, Sept. 20, in Estes Park, Colorado.
Nick McRee, sociology & social work, published “The Effects of Polarizing Messaging on Nationalism, Patriotism, and Views of Immigration” (with Mark Setzler and John Graeber) in Sociation , 18(2), 1-19, September 2019.
Sarina Saturn, psychological sciences, and Deirdre Katz, education, are mentoring UP students’ research projects and poster presentations at the national and annual Society for Psychophysiological Research conference in Washington DC from September 25-29, 2019:
- Allie Keil ’20, psychological sciences and sociology, is presenting her project on, “The Relationship between the Mother-Daughter Bond and a New Mother’s Physiological Response to Her Baby.”
- Sabrina Legaspi ’20, psychological sciences and sociology, and Rachel Mehlman ’20, psychological sciences, are co-first authors on their presentation entitled, “Cardiac Vagal Activity and Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia (RSA) in Relation to Resilience and Notions of Love and Affection in Mother-Daughter Dyads.” Co-authors and contributors include students Brie Pfeifer, biology; Val Truong, biology; Sabrina Arquieta psychological sciences, and Khushi Gupta, Saturday Academy.
Simon Aihiokhai, theology, received an Interfaith Starter Grant from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) to support his former student, Matthew Nelson, to take young adults in his parish in Vancouver, Wash., to visit Buddhist temples and mosques in the city ($500.00).