2009-10 Faculty Lecture Series Announced

September 9, 2009

Eight lectures focusing on literature, art, education, physics, business, history, and biology will make up Hartwick’s 2009-10 Faculty Lecture Series. Beginning September 18, faculty members will discuss recent research in their field with members of the Hartwick community. The monthly lectures will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Eaton Lounge in Bresee Hall.

This year’s presenters include Associate Professor of History Vicki Howard, a recipient of the 2009 Winifred D. Wandersee Scholar-in-Residence Award. Also presenting are several recipients of 2009-10 Hartwick College Faculty Research Grants, which support the research and artistic projects of Hartwick’s faculty.

September 18
Stephanie Rozene, Assistant Professor of Art, Disarming Domesticity: The Role of Pattern as a Visual Language.

October 9
Thomas Travisano, Professor of English, Personal Letters as Literature: Story, Drama, and Style in ‘Words in Air’

November 6
Johanna Mitchell
, Assistant Professor of Education, The Power Structure Behind Education Reform

December 4
Scott Dalrymple
, Associate Professor of Business Administration, An Open Letter to Earth and Other Stories

February 19
Parker Troischt
, Assistant Professor of Physics, How Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity Can Shed Light on Recent Developments in Astronomy

March 5
Robert Seguin
, Assistant Professor of English, Creatures of History: On Science, Faith, and Utopia

April 2
Vicki Howard
, Associate Professor of History, Main Street Retailing in the Twentieth Century

May 7
Linda Swift
, Professor of Biology, A Nutrition Program for the Children in the Hilltribe Villages of Northern Thailand

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,480 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes connecting the classroom to the world. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and limitless study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. Strong financial aid and scholarship programs keep a Hartwick education affordable.

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