Prof. Christopher Chowrimootoo (Small Research Grants ‘19) Researches The Pilgrim’s Progress in London

Author: Joshua Hubbard

Professor Christopher Chowrimootoo recently traveled to London to research the history of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ opera The Pilgrim’s Progress. Based on Paul Bunyan’s 1678 allegorical novel, the opera began as a one-act production in 1921 before evolving into a motet in 1940 and a radio dramatization in 1942. In 1951,

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Psychologist Gerald Haeffel (Themed Grant ’20-’21) and ND Psychology Major Lily Brouder (UROP ’21) Conduct Research on Depression in Black Americans

Author: Joshua Hubbard

Two ISLA-funded researchers at Notre Dame recently gained new insight into depression, one of the most common and debilitating mental health conditions.

Some psychologists argue that a cognitive vulnerability makes certain people especially susceptible to depression. Prof. Gerald Haeffel defines this cognitive vulnerability in depressed individuals as “the tendency to generate interpretations of life stress that have overly negative implications for their future and self-worth.”

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ISLA Hosts Webinar on ND Resources for Funding Research

Author: Joshua Hubbard

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) recently hosted a webinar titled "Funding Research in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences: Available Resources at Notre Dame." This first webinar in a new series from ISLA gave a brief overview of the people and resources available to help scholars in the College of Arts & Letters obtain research funding. Representatives from ISLA

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