Arts and Sciences faculty, graduates present at international conference

July 30, 2012

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Psychology faculty and alumni from the M.A. in Psychology (MAP) program made a strong showing at the 2012 International Human Science Research Conference in Montreal. The conference theme was 'Renewing the Encounter Between the Human Sciences, the Arts and the Humanities."

"We had a strong multi-disciplinary presence among the more than 250 attendees," said Psychology Professor Steen Halling.

Presenting at the conference were the following Arts and Sciences faculty:

Alexandra Adame, psychology: "Dialogical Responsibility: A Theoretical Dialogue Between the Worlds of Martin Buber and Emmanuel Levinas."

Steen Halling, psychology: "Other than Philosophy: The Authority of Human Science Research."

Kevin Krycka, MAP program director: "A Horizon of Asymmetry: Challenges and promises for the Human Sciences."

Erica Lilleleht, psychology department chair, and Jennifer Schulz, English and psychology and MAP class of 2003: "Poetics of Empathy."

Schulz: "A Phenomenology of Reading and Walking in the City."

Gordon Miller, director of Environmental Studies: "The Play's the Thing: The Goethean Theater of Life from Adolf Portmann to Biosemiotics."

MAP alumni Marie McNabb, '03, Karl Chan-Brown, '01, Anne Douglas, '10, and Julia Keller, '10, and Halling presented "What Is Money? A Qualitative Descriptive Study of the Symbolic Nature of Money."