Tim Kasser (Psychology) recently gave numerous talks while in Europe. First, he was an invited keynote speaker at the GLAMURS conference in Brussels, Belgium (sponsored by the European Commission); he spoke on “Living both well and sustainably: Research insights and policy suggestions”. He then gave a series of talks in Hungary, all sponsored by the Keteg-Oikonomia Foundation. He gave talks on “Capitalism, materialistic values, and quality of life: An empirical, psychological approach” at Corvinus University, University of Kaposvar, Semmelweis University, and University of Debrecen. Kasser also gave a seminar on “Values & Goals” at Semmelweis University and a public talk on “Growing up under Consumerism: Effects on Children’s Values and Well-being” at Parbeszed Haza.
Monica Berlin (English) has published two new poems. “[Someone left the light on, so that nearly]” and “[That sense of scale & some distance makes]” appear in the most recent issue of Bennington Review (fall/winter 2016).
Frank McAndrew (Psychology) has published an article on “Competition” in The Sage Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives. (pp. 367-368, edited by P.I. Joseph, 2017 – Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications). A link to the article can be found here: http://media.wix.com/ugd/a6ef2a_7d2a330694e74da9b4f9cab14c14c781.pdf
McAndrew also recently published an essay entitled “The Perils of a Life in Isolation” in The Conversation that was picked up by the Associated Press and several other media outlets. A link to the essay can be found here: https://theconversation.com/the-perils-of-a-life-in-isolation-68278