Faculty Lecture Series

Finding Aid 38
Union College Archives


UC 20.5 Faculty Lecture Series


Record Group : 20 Faculty
Collection : 5
Location : Archive Box


Processing Information : Finding Aid created by
Bruce Miracle on June 9, 2009.


Note : “The Union College Faculty Lectures, instituted in 1959-1960 at the suggestion and with the support of President Mahlon Miller, were designed to present the scholarly background, interests and activity of the professors at a small liberal arts college.” (from The Scholarly Community ; Frank E. Merchant & W. Gordon Marigold)


Contents Note : Lectures are arranged by academic year (when known) and then alphabetically;dates next to author names are based on those listed on the paper itself. The first three folders contain bound collections of early faculty lectures.


Contents :

Folder 1:

  • Five identical paperbound copies entitled: The Scholarly Community: five faculty lectures UNION COLLEGE-Barbourville, Kentucky ; dated 1968.

    Page Heading : “THE SCHOLARLY COMMUNITY : a selection of five Union College Faculty Lectures, 1959-1966".

  • Included are the following 5 lectures: 
    1. W. Gordon Marigold (German) – The German Martyr Play of the 17th Century : a Late Flowering of Religious Drama 
       
    2. Robert R. Riesz (Physics) – The Physics of Speech 
       
    3. Frank E. Merchant (English) – The American Frontier Novel and the Turner Theory 
       
    4. Dieter Galler (French) – The Psychological Foundations of Sartre’s Dramatic Characters 
       
    5. Robert D. Matthews (Religion) – Moon Cult and the Origin of the Sabbath


    Folder 2:

    • Three identical spiral bound copies entitled: The Scholarly Community, Volume II : A Selection of seven Faculty Lectures, 1968-1975 , (1975).
       
    • Included are the following 7 lectures:
    1. Lester G. Lindley – Private Gain and Public Need: The Political Impact of TelegraphTechnology in the Gilded Age

    2. Kevin G. McCullen – Foreign Policy and Presidential Politics: The Theodore Roosevelt Administration and Intervention in the Dominican Republic 

    3. W. Gordon Marigold – The “Royal Psalms” of Johann Philipp von Schonborn 
       
    4. Robert D. Matthews – The Prophetic Protest against the Sacrificial Cult 
       
    5. Frank E. Merchant – Sinclair Lewis’s Portraits of Integrity: German Professors inArrowsmith and Elmer Gantry

    6. Chilukuri Santaram – Laser Produced Breakdown in Mercury Vapor

    7. Lester G. Woody – Historical Perspectives: The Phrasal Verb in English


    Folder 3:

    • Five identical paperbound copies entitled : The Scholarly Community : Volume III, A Selection of Five Faculty Lectures (1979) ; Prefacer by President Mahlon A. Miller. 

      NOTE: No dates on individual lectures.
       
    • Included are the following 5 lectures:
    1. Mohamed A. Dabbagh – The Restrictive Trade Policy of the United States and the Price of Oil
       
    2. Judith Jennings – Mid-Eighteenth Century British Quakerism and the Response to the Problem of Slavery
       
    3. W. Gordon Marigold – Politics and Literature: Some Aspects of the Works of Barthold Feind
       
    4. Robert D. Matthews – Logos-Jesus-Spirit
       
    5. Frank E. Merchant – The American Novel’s Analysis of Methodism

     

    Folder 4:

    1960-1961

    • Frank A. Gilbert (1960-1961) – Our Food in the Future
       
    • Robert D. Matthews (May 15, 1961) – A Psychoanalytic Reinterpretation of the Jewish Passover
       
    • Frank E. Merchant (Spring 1961) – Myths and the Writer
       
    • Warren E. Steinkraus (Mar 20, 1961) –Berkeley’s Alciphron and some Contemporary Problems
       

    1961-1962

    • Allan E. Green (Apr 30, 1962) – CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITION : Three Examples with Analysis
       

    1962-1963

    • Warren E. Steinkraus (Nov 25, 1963) – THE SUPERIORITY OF CHRISTIANITY : An Essay on Comparative Religion


    Folder 5:

    1965-1966

    • J. H. Boyd (Apr 18, 1966)– How Union College Interprets its Liberal Arts Function (2 copies)
       
    • Donald Freeman (Feb1, 1966)– The Self-Image of Western Man in Historical Perspective
       
    • S.E. Gerard Priestley (Feb 1966)– The Curriculum of Union College
       

    1966-67

    • W. Gordon Marigold (1966-1967) – Bert Brecht and the Art of Adaptation
       
    • Frank Merchant (1966-1967) – Colorado: Hamlin Garland’s High Point of Surrender (Note: appears to be a draft with handwritten corrections)


    Folder 6:

    1967-1968

    • Uwe Frost (1967-1968) – A Study of Henry de Motherlant’s Play LA REINE MORTE
       
    • Allan E. Green (Apr 24, 1968) – Serialism: Pre-Compositional Order in Music
       
    • Ki Song Oh (Mar 28, 1968) – Land Reform in Communist China and Postwar Japan


    1971-1972

    • Lester G. Lindley (May 17, 1972) – The Telegram, the Ox-Cart and Monopoly: Common Law Confronts New Technology


    1973-1974

    • W. Gordon Marigold (Mar 1974) – A Persistent Theme. The Story of Herod and Mariamne in European Drama


    1978-1979

    • Wayne Saunders (1978-1979) – The Religion of Philosophy


    Folder 7:

    1979-1980

    • Larry Klein (Mar 24, 1980)– Henry Clay and the Concept of Public Policy
       
    • Andelys Wood (Apr 21, 1980)– Aurora Leigh : Victorian Experiment


    1980-1981

    • W. Gordon Marigold (Sep 15, 1980) – Gadflies and Social Conscience The Development of Documentary Theatre
       
    • Robert D. Matthews (Oct 27, 1980) – Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Fire? Apocalyptic Paradox [A discourse on hell and resurrection]
       
    • William Lloyd Turner (Feb 24, 1981) – Kentucky V. Rudasill: Another Blow to State Regulation of Nonpublic Schools


    1981-1982

    • Jan Finkel (1981) – Their Native Land: A Tentative Definition of and a Rationale for Appalachian Literature
       
    • Richard Jones (Mar 4, 1982) – Staging the Unstageable: A Director’s Perspective of Camus’ Le Malentendu
       
    • W. Gordon Marigold (Jan 21, 1982) – The Vitality of Music in West Germany Today


    Folder 8:

    1982-1983

    • Wayne A. Evans (Feb 9, 1983) – Feeding Behavior and Feeding Ecology of the Sessile Rotifer Cupelopagis Vorax 
       

    1983-1984

    • Roy Silver (Apr 1984) – The Pedagogic Tradition of the Appalachian Semester (2 copies)


    1984-1985

    • Cornwell, Martha L. (Apr 22, 1985) – Organizational Response to an Environmental Problem: A Case Study of the Love Canal Chemical Emergency in Niagara Falls, New York (2 copies)
       
    • Ella Hensley (Feb 18, 1985) – Factors Affecting the Participation of Women in Agricultural Cooperatives in Kentucky (2 copies)
       
    • W. Gordon Marigold (Nov 26, 1984) – Politics, Religion, and Opera: Problems of the Hamburg Opera 1678-1720 (2 copies)
       
    • Andelys Wood (Mar 4, 1985) – The Theme of Measuring and the Teaching of Yeats (2 copies)


    Folder 9:

    1985-1986

    • Santaram Chilukiri (Apr 14, 1986) – Superfluorescence and Stimulated Raman Scattering of Indium (2 copies)
       
    • Dianne Ferris (Nov 18, 1985) – Reading Kipling (2 copies)
       
    • William Myers (Dec 2, 1985) – Using College Computing Centers as Testing Centers for Outside Firms
       
    • Andelys Wood (Dec 3, 1986) – Ruskin and Museums (2 copies)


    Folder 10:

    1986-1987

    • Allen D. Engle (Spring 1987) – Compensation Theory in 1987 : A Multistage Analysis of Compensation and Equity (2 copies)
       
    • W. Gordon Marigold (Apr 8, 1987) – The Bible in Rhyme (2 copies)
       
    • H. Van Tuyll (Jan 28 1987) – The Impact of Soviet Economic Stagnation (2 copies)


    Folder 11:

    1987-1988

    • Connie Danner (Apr 18, 1988) – LAZARUS: The Weight of Sin (2 copies)


    1988-1989

    • Michael R. McCoy (Feb 27, 1989) – Jonathan Edwards and Gender Discrimination (2 copies)
       
    • Rebecca Pettys (Oct 14 1988) – Marriage and Martyrdom in the TA’ZIYAH of Qasem (2 copies)
       
    • James C. Raymondo (Mar 20, 1989) – First Birth Interval Length and Subsequent Economic Success: Examination from the Life Course Perspective (2 copies)


    Folder 12:

    1989-1990

    • Tracy A. Campbell (Fall 1989) – When Farmers Went on Strike: The Agrarian Revolt in Central Kentucky, 1906-1908 (2 copies)
       
    • Daniel Covington (Mar 26, 1990) – Mangroves as Models for Ancient Coal Swamps, or What Happens After Death? (2 copies)
       
    • Betty Stroud (Apr 23, 1990) – French Melodies of the Late Nineteenth Century and the Early Twentieth Century (2 copies)


    Folder 13:

    1990-1991

    • Robert Chandler (Jan 28, 1991) – Where are the Sodium Pumps in Muscle Cells? (2 copies)
       
    • Dianne Ferris (Oct 29, 1990) – Puritan Bashing Redux (2 copies)
       
    • Randall C. Sheets (Mar 25, 1991) – Relationships Between Words and Music in the Motets and Concertos of Melchior Franck’s DULCES MUNDANI EXILIO DELICIAE(1631) (2 copies)
      NOTE: Lecture includes a cassette audiotape 


    1991-1992

    • Van Michael Leslie (Oct 28, 1991) – Churchill, the British Cabinet and the Possibility of Surrender in May 1940
       
    • Vernon Miles (Nov 18, 1991) – The Politics of Passing: Identity and Community in Charles W. Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition and James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man
       
    • Robert S. Pfeiffer (Jan 27, 1992) – Mean-field Theory of Elastic Dipoles on a Facecentered Cubic Lattice
      NOTE: Paper also lists a co-author: Gerald D. Mahan of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Tennessee


    Folder 14:

    1992-1993

    • L. Edward Phillips (Apr 5, 1993) – The Historical Jesus: Current Trends in Research
       
    • James C. Raymondo (Nov 30, 1992) – A Logistic Curve Population Projection Model of the United States Population: 1990 to 2080
       
    • Clyde E. Willis (Mar 22, 1993) – The Paradox of Liberal Democracy


    1993-1994

    • Glenn R. Boyet (Nov 1, 1993) – Persuasion for the Masses: Television Advertising and the 1994 Presidential Campaign
       
    • Robert Chandler (Jan 24, 1994) – The Role of Neural Cell Adhesion Molecules in the Development of the Nervous System of Drosophila
       
    • Dianne Ferris (Feb 21, 1994) – Memory Loss in Paradise 
       
    • Frank Miceli (Oct 18, 1993)


    Folder 15:

    1994-1995

    • David Felty (Spring 1995) – Religion, Morality, and Developmental Psychology (2 copies)
       
    • Christine Marley (Spring 1995) – 50 Years of Herblock: Auteur Theory and the Editorial Cartoonist
       
    • Vernon G. Miles (Oct 17, 1994) – Self-Subverting Texts: The Colonization Debate in the Antislavery Novel
       
    • Roberta K. Reith (Fall 1994) – Female Role Models in Contemporary Adolescent Mystery Fiction


    Folder 16:

    1995-1996

    • Margaret D. Combs (Nov 20, 1995) – The Flat-Tax: Exposing the Myth
       
    • Stephen D. Mooney (Fall 1995) – An Introduction to Central Appalachian Coal Mining Novels and to Their Historical Context, 1895-1995
       
    • Andelys Wood (Feb 5, 1996) – King Arthur: The Last Roman Briton?


    1996-1997

    • Robert B. Beasley – Internet Connectivity in the Classroom: Developing Global Collaborative Projects That Work
       
    • Frank Miceli – The End of the American Century
       
    • James C. Raymondo (Dec 23, 1996) – The Effect of an Abbreviated Freshman Year Seminar Program on Student Retention and Student Academic Performance


    Folder 17:

    1997-1999

    • David Felty - Agony Without Ecstasy: on Struggling to Disagreement with MacIntyre (2 copies)
       
    • Van Michael Leslie – British Perceptions of Adolf Hitler
       
    • James Robert Garrett (Mar. 2, 1998) – Fact, Fiction, and Truth: Gettysburg, The Killer Angels, and why isn’t General James Longstreet a Hero Anyway?
       
    • Russell B. Sisson – Christ and Culture in the Sports Arena: the Interplay of Culture and Theology in Contemporary Attitudes Toward Sports
      (NOTE: “Presented to the ‘Religion in the U.S.’ Section of the American Academy of Religion, Southeastern Region Knoxville, TN March 21, 1998)
       
    • Andelys Wood (Feb. 22, 1999) – Shakespeare’s Globe, Groundlings, and The Merchant
       
    • William Henshaw and Randall Sheets (Apr. 13, 1999) – The Marriage of Science and Singing: The Application of Computer Technology to Vocal Pedagogy
      (NOTE: slide printout included)


    Folder 18:

    1999- 2002

    • Dennis R. Rader (Oct. 1999) – Hogs on Ice: Thoughts About Student Motivation
       
    • Margaret D. Combs (Mar. 7, 2000) – The Effect of Culture on Accounting Standards: A Comparative Analysis of Financial Reporting Practices in the United States and the United Kingdom
       
    • Ella Hensley (Fall 2000) (Handouts) – Scarcity
       
    • Jeffrey R. Darrow (Apr. 23, 2001) – The Electoral College: An Allocation Exercise
       
    • Rebecca Pettys (Apr. 22, 2002) – Passion of Hussain


    Folder 19:

    2002- 2005

    • John A. Gould (Nov. 25, 2002) – Organizational Trust and Leadership
       
    • James R. Garrett (Feb 24, 2003) – “All of My Stories are True and Some of Them Really Happened”: Fact, Fiction, and Truth in Jim Garrett’s Autobiography of a Nut
       
    • Lou Ann Hopper (Mar. 2004) – The Contemporary Manager: Exploring Female and Male Leadership Styles
       
    • Christine A. Marley-Frederick (2004) – Doonesbury, April 2004: A Serious Look at Comedy, Tragedy, and War (includes CD with powerpoint)
       
    • Hugo A. Freund (Jan.26,2005) – Ballads, Sisters and Curses: The Use of Traditional Appalachian Culture in the Novels of Silas House. [“Includes a close examination of the novel A Parchment of Leaves”]


    Folder 20:

    2005 – 2008

    • Russell B. Sisson (Nov. 2, 2005) – Running Against the Walls of the Cage: Setting Limits to Moral and Breaking Them in Roman Stoicism
       
    • John Gould and Ella Hensley – Assessing Attitudes of Economic Educators on Teaching Entrepreneurship (2 copies)
      [NOTE: “Paper presented at 2006 NCEE Annual Meeting]
       
    • Stacey Elsasser (Apr. 12, 2006) – “My Body Wants to go Wild Sometimes”: Embodied Control and the Elementary School Child
       
    • Lu Kang (Oct. 29, 2007) – Halocarbons Tied to the Stratospheric Ozone Depletion & the Global Warming
       
    • Andelys Wood (Dec. 3, 2007) – Unwanted Laughter? Titus Andronicus at Shakespeare’s Globe 2006
       
    • Jimmy Smith (Feb. 22, 2008) – Mega Cat !: Harriette Simpson Arnow and the Drowned Landscape of the Upper Cumberland
       
    • Audrey A. Hrinda (Spring 2008) - Emotional Intelligence of Transformational Leaders in the United States Coast Guard


    Folder 21:

    2008 – 2012

    • David Miller (Feb. 23, 2009) – The Two Natures of Christ as Given and Shown: A Christology Based on Jean-Luc Marion’s Phenomenology of Revelation
    • Russell B. Sisson (Oct. 13, 2009) – Consciousness of Authority and Authority of Conscience: Anne Hutchison and Liminal Culture in the Puritan Commonwealth of New England
    • Jim Rubin (April 13, 2010) – Active Reading: Adaptations of Reading Processes to Improve Comprehension (Lecture & Powerpoint Slides)
    • Andelys Wood (Oct. 25, 2010) – The Stones of London: Public Art in Charlie Fletcher’s Stoneheart Trilogy, copied  from The Literary London Journal, Volume 9, Number 2 (September 2011) online
    • Jimmy Dean Smith (Nov. 8, 2010) – How You’ve Been Raised: Cultural Identity in the Genteel Novels of Tony Earley
    • Fidelis Achenjang (Mar. 28, 2011) – Making Sense of the Chemistry of Alkaline Antioxidant Water
    • V. Gay Gandy (April 25, 2011) – Choral Settings of the Ordinary of the Mass: A Historical Perspective (3 copies)
    • Smith, Jimmy Dean (November 26, 2012) – Ordained to Settle the Wilderness: Protestant Home Missionaries Write an Exploitable Appalachia

    Folder 22

    2013 -

    • Rice, Melinda (February 11, 2013) – “Dang, I Done it Again!”: Responding to Dialectical Variation in the College Classroom (copy of Powerpoint Slides in print)
    • Freund, Hugo A. (February 26, 2013) – The South, Upland South, or a Trans-Border Folk Region – Understanding the Appalachian Mountains 
    • Ilie Vasilescu (Oct. 28, 2013) – Appalachian Student’s Body Image Satisfaction from Elementary School through College
    • Andelys Wood (Nov. 11, 2013) – Museum as Heterotopia: Children Visit the British Museum

     

    DATE NOT LISTED:

    • Chilikuri, Santaram – Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure

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