Let us support your efforts at UB. Here you can find information you might need for academic life and career success.
The UB Library System has a variety of resources that are available to you.
Undergraduate Education Librarian
Research, Education and Outreach Unit
523 Lockwood Library
Buffalo, NY 14260-2200
email@example.com (716) 645-8179
Published November 3, 2017
Dr. Kelly Tenzek's research on death and dying in Disney and Pixar films was featured in UBNow on October 20, 2017. Tenzek has worked with co-author Bonnie Nickels, visiting lecturer at the Rochester Institute of Technology, to analyze 57 Disney and Pixar movies in which 71 character deaths occurred. Themes on death and dying emerged from the research of the films, which can serve, according to Tenzek as a platform for adults to discuss death and dying with children.Tenzek, whose research focuses on end-of-life issues, believes that the films are a way for people to become more comfortable with these issues.
The results of their research appear in Omega-Journal of Death and Dying.
Read more here.