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 16 SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK
March 23-24
(PCS/UHP Spring
Conference)
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 6 GOOD FRIDAY GOOD FRIDAY
April 13-14
(DOXA Literary
Festival)
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