Dr. Jennifer Sasser, human sciences chair and gerontology program director, is one of several experts who will lead Oregon Humanities' Talking About Dying Series starting in September 2015.
Two digital stories by Perrin Kerns, Black Holes and The Body Count, will be screened at the Fifth Annual Digital Storytelling Conference in Ankara, Turkey in May 2013.
Dr. Kerns is the director of writing and a faculty member in the Department of English at Marylhurst University. Her areas of expertise include modernism, feminist theory, women writers, poetics, creative nonfiction and her latest passion, digital storytelling. She has received national recognition for her documentary Between Sasquatch and Superman: Living with Down Syndrome.
Between Sasquatch and Superman was recently screened at the following festivals focused on developmental disabilities:
March 16, 2013
SHC / The Arc of Medina County