Seminars before 2009-2010

Seminars offered prior to 2010

  • Angela Balla (English), "Toleration in an Age of Persecution: Europe, 1500-1700" (Spring 2009)
  • Marcie Lawton (Biological Sciences) and Dan Rochowiak (Philosophy), "To Know a Rat"
  • Stan Kidder (Environmental Science),"Managing Planet Earth"
  • Glenna Colclough (Sociology) and Craig Hanks (Philosophy), "Issues in Political Economy"
  • John MacDougall (Political Science) and Daniel Schenker (English), "Politics and Literature in the Third World"
  • Julie Early (English) and Marcie Lawton (Biological Sciences), "Images of Illness in Science and Literature"
  • Rolf Goebel (Foreign Languages and Literatures) and Yoshi Takahashi (Physics), "Modern Japan and the West: Science, Technology, and Literature"
  • James McCollum (Management), "European Economies in Transition"
  • Marcie Lawton (Biological Sciences) and Craig Hanks (Philosophy), "A Kinder, Gentler Nature: Emerging Issues in Socio-biology"
  • Brian Martine (Philosophy) and Graeme Duthie (Physics), "Issues in Contemporary Physical Science"
  • James Parr (Eminent Scholar - Liberal Arts), "Thinking about Language and Literature"
  • Craig Hanks (Philosophy) and James Winchell (Foreign Languages and Literatures), "Literature and the Humanities: Metamorphosis and Its Discontents"
  • Bhavani Sitaraman (Sociology) and Laurel Bollinger (English), "Images of the American Family"
  • Melinda Campbell (Philosophy), "Art and Morality: The Moral Imperative(s) of the Artist"
  • James McCollum (Management), "From Communism to Democracy and Free Markets in Eastern Europe"
  • Claudio Morales (Math), "Foundations of Mathematics"
  • Craig Hanks (Philosophy) and Marcie Lawton (Biological Sciences), "Race, Gender, and IQ: The Uses and Abuses of Science in Social Policy"
  • Daniel Schwartz (Visiting Professor in English), "The Modern Tradition"
  • Rolf Goebel (Foreign Languages and Literatures), "Modernity and the Non-West"
  • Clarke Rountree (Communications) and James Winchell (Foreign Languages and Literatures), "The Rhetoric of Inquiry and Knowledge"
  • Craig Hanks (Philosophy), "Stasis, Progress and Change: A History of Ideas about the Nature of Nature"
  • Billie Rozell (Nursing) and Craig Hanks (Philosophy), "Ethics, Economics, and Politics of Health Care"
  • John Dimmock (Physics), "Theories of the Universe"
  • Peter J. Slater (Mathematical Sciences), "Mathematics and Politics"
  • Cynthia L. Gramm (Management) and David Allen (Economics), "Discrimination in American Life: Theory, Evidence, and Public Policy"
  • Bill Wilkerson (Philosophy) and Bill Garstka (Biological Sciences), "Role of Biology and Society in Shaping Persons and Culture"
  • Joe Ng (Biological Sciences), "Origin and Early Evolution of Life"
  • Deborah Heikes (Philosophy), Harry Delugach (Computer Science), and Don Bowyer (Music), "Ethics on the Internet"
  • Robert Sheldon (Physics), "Physics, Philosophy, and Fundamentalism"
  • Cathy O'Dell (Mathematical Sciences), "Gumshoe Mathematics"
  • Lee Williams (History) and Jack Ellis (History), "Civil Rights in Alabama"
  • Robert Sheldon (Physics), "Physics, Philosophy, and Fundamentalism"
  • Ron Welch (Atmospheric Science), "Global Climate Changes"
  • Claudio Morales (Mathematics), "History and Philosophy of Mathematics"
  • Rolf Goebel (Foreign Languages and Literatures), "Berlin: From the Golden Twenties to German Reunification"
  • John Dimmock (Physics) and Brian Martine (Philosophy), "Concepts in Modern Physical Science"
  • Rolf Goebel (Foreign Languages and Literatures), "The Emergence of the Global City: Paris, Berlin, Tokyo"
  • Allan Spitz (Political Science), "Politics in Literature"
  • Peter Meister (Foreign Languages and Literatures) and Daniel Schenker ( English), "The Bible and Later Literature"
  • Jerry Mebane (English), "Literature, Religion, and Warfare"
  • Harry Delugach (Computer Science), "Machine Intelligence in Movies and TV"
  • Stephen Szilagyi (English), "C. 1688: The Glories of a Revolution"