Publications, grants, conferences and awards

Daniel Larner (Fairhaven College) was one of two external reviewers evaluating the B.S. in interdisciplinary studies degree program at Walden University, Minneapolis, Minn., June 30 to July 1.

Daniel Larner (Fairhaven College) gave a paper titled "Hunted, Haunted Home: Family Tragedy in O'Neill's Late Plays," at the Ninth International Conference of the Eugene O'Neill Society, New London, Connecticut, June 18 to 21, 2014.

Daniel Larner, a professor at Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, was appointed to chair a committee of the Board of Directors of the Eugene O'Neill Society, to review the society's scholarly journal, The Eugene O'Neill Review. Larner submitted the committee's report to the board at the Ninth International Conference of the Society, New London, Connecticut, June 18 to 21, 2014. Larner also chaired this committee in 2008.

Hugo Garcia, associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, has published the article "Avatares de la suciedad colonial. La Ciudad de México en los siglos XVII y XVIII" in the Vanderbilt e-Journal of Luso-Hispanic Studies.

At the 2014 Huntington’s Disease Society of America meeting in June in Louisville, Ky., Jeff Carroll, an assistant professor of psychology at Western Washington University, was awarded the Researcher of the Year award along with Ed Wild of University College London.

Kaveh Askari’s latest essay, "An Afterlife for Junk Prints: Serials and Other 'Classics' in late-1920s Tehran" has just been published in the collection "Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space."

Kate Trueblood’s latest book, "Diary of a Slut," has just been published by Shebooks, a new digital publisher focused on getting women into print.

From the book's description:

Garth Amundson and Pierre Gour, faculty members at Western Washington University, have been awarded a Bellagio Center Residency by the Rockefeller Foundation for their project titled “Homo-Home: Bi-National Queer Coupling.”

Their residency will begin this summer at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center on the shore of Lake Como in northern Italy.

Jonathan Miran, associate professor in the Liberal Studies Department, had his article “Mapping Space and Mobility in the Red Sea Region, c. 1500-1950” published in the journal History Compass (Vol. 12, Issue 2, 2014).


Carolyn Nielsen, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, had her article "Coproduction or cohabitation: Are anonymous online comments on newspaper websites shaping news content?" published in the May 2014 issue of New Media & Society.

The abstract begins: