Faculty Lecture Series Kicks Off with John Jensen

(Aug. 27, 2014) — Armstrong's Robert I Strozier Faculty Lecture Series will kick off the 2014-15 academic year with “Ceramics Sculptures and Raku Pottery,” by John Jensen, Armstrong professor of art.

Presented by Armstrong's Department of Art, Music, and Theatre, the lecture will focus on raku pottery, which is a Japanese method of firing pottery, and include a raku firing demonstration by Professor Jensen as well as a pottery wheel demonstration. Jensen's talk will take place at noon on Friday, August 29 in room 112 of Arts Annex II.

Later in the fall semester, the ongoing series will continue with the following lectures:

September 19, 2014
"The Importance of Physics to the Emergence of Scientific Psychology"
Armstrong Professors Joshua Williams, Jeffery Secrest and Mirari Elcoro

October 10, 2014

"Are Students With Criminal Histories Invisible on College Campuses? The Call to See the Invisible Student."
Armstrong instructor Maxine Bryant

November 7, 2014
"Race, Gender, & Infant Murder in the Nineteenth Century US."
Armstrong assistant professor Felicity Turner

January 23, 2015
"Informal Learning and Siemen's Theory of Connectivism."
Armstrong assistant professor Ela Kaye Eley

February 6, 2015
"Maximizing Learning: Increasing learner outcomes through service learning."
Armstrong associate professors Maya Clark and April Garrity

March 6, 2015
"Changing Views of Causation in Science: Aquinas and Evolution as a Test-Case."
Armstrong assistant professor Julie Swanstrom

April 24, 2015
"Will Beijing Reconsider its Maritime Strategy in the South China Sea Following the Melting of the Arctic?"
Armstrong assistant professor Nalanda Roy

All faculty lectures in the Strozier series are free and open to the public.