The Fall 2017 Grave Lecture Series will kick off on Tuesday, October 10th. Dr. Josh Ellis, Dr. Yvonne Moody, Dr. Kim Madsen and Ms. Erin Norman, Family Consumer Science Faculty, are the featured speakers.
FCS faculty will discuss various components and concepts that can be incorporated into your daily life. The title of their talk is “Wellness Across the Lifespan.”
Other Graves Speakers include:
- Kimberly Cox, Assistant Professor, English and Humanities – October 24
- Michael Stephens, Associate Professor, Music and Dr. Jim Margetts, Dean, School of Liberal Arts – November 14
Dr. Cox will explore the question, “What’s in a Hand?” Her presentation will focus on Charles Jeffry’s broadside ballad “Tis Hard to Give the Hand” which was published, put to music, and illustrated in both England and America between 1845 and 1858. The title of her talk is “What’s in a Hand? Violence, Violation, and Desire in C18 and C19 British Literature.”
The Fall Lecture Series will wrap up with Dr. Michael Stephens and Dr. Jim Margetts. Dr. Michael Stephens will discuss the influences and approaches utilized in his recent work, Relics and Remnants, written for soprano saxophone and piano. Included in this presentation will be a performance by the composer, Dr. Michael Stephens, and pianist, Dr. Jim Margetts.
The presentations begin at 7:00 pm and they are held in Room 111 located on the lower level of the Library Learning Commons. Please note that “Relics and Remnants” (Stephens and Margetts) will be held in the Sandoz Atrium, and it will also begin at 7:00 pm.
As always, the presentations are free and open to the public. If you have any questions, or if you are interested in being a featured speaker, please Shawn Hartman at 308.432.7059 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.