Spring 2012

Rogers Theater, Pilgrim Chapel @ 12 Noon

Date Topic Presenter(s)
January 27 The Vocation of Christian Scholars
***Location for this date changed to Gaston Chapel (1st floor of LCC)***
Dr. David Naugle
Chair and Professor of Philosophy
February 3 A Little Too Close to Home: Human Trafficking in Texas Dr. Shannon Wolf
Assistant Professor of Counseling
February 10 Toni Morrison and the Re-canonization of African American Femininity Dr. Michelle Henry
Assistant Professor of English
February 17 Climate Science: Misconceptions, Controversies, Current Findings, and Future Projections Dr. John McCuin
Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics
February 24 Faith Perspectives on Mathematics in the 21st Century A Panel Discussion with DBU Professors and Students
March 2 Are Bioethicists Immoral Experts? Or, Why We Need a Richer Bioethics Dr. Adam Briggle
Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Texas
March 9 Sympathy for the Devil? G. K. Chesterton on Original Sin and History's Educational Purpose Dr. Philip Mitchell
Associate Professor of English and Director of the University Honors Program
March 23-24
(PCS/UHP Spring
Restless Hearts, Refreshed Minds: Faith, Learning, and the Lordship of Christ: St. Augustine, Emily Dickinson, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Friday & Saturday, International Center
Dr. Roger Lundin
Professor of English at Wheaton College and author of books such as
Believing Again: Doubt and Faith in a Secular Age, There Before Us: Religion, Literature, and Culture from Emerson to Wendell Berry, and From Nature to Experience: The American Search for Cultural Authority
March 30 "Sifted but Saved": W. W. Melton--Cowboy, Preacher, Denominational Servant Dr. Mike Williams
Professor of History
April 13-14
(DOXA Literary
Patience in Poetry
Friday Noon, Rogers Theater
Saturday 8:00amó3:00pm, International Center
Dr. John Poch
Professor of Creative Writing at Texas Tech University, author of four collections of poetry, such as
Dolls and Two Men Fighting with a Knife
April 20 Multisource Feedback: Do Ratings Matter? Dr. Margo Parker
PhD in Leadership Studies from Dallas Baptist University
April 27 A Fistful of Nihilism: A Christian Perspective on the Films of Sergio Leone Prof. Robert Sullivan
Interim Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Political Science