Lena Heilmann, Modern Languages–German, presented at the Coalition of Women in German Conference in Banff, Canada on October 23. Her paper, “Defining and Implementing Responsible Trigger Accommodations in the Classroom,” responded to the pedagogy panel’s overarching theme: “Trigger Warnings in Higher Ed: Censorship or Sensitivity?”
Tim Kasser, Psychology, recently spoke before and after a screening of the film The True Cost, in which he appears. The film is a documentary concerning the social and environmental costs of the fashion industry (see http://truecostmovie.com). The talk was sponsored by Global Village, a not-for-profit fair trade store, and the Forest Park Nature Center in Peoria, IL.