Faculty Seminar Series

Spring 2017

12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Main Lounge, Moulton Union
Open to Faculty and Staff
Subject to Change


Tues., Jan. 31  Pamela Fletcher (Art History)
“The Race for Wealth:  Speculation, Competition, and Morality in Victorian Art” 

Wed., Feb. 8  Doris Santoro (Education) and Stephen Houser (Academic Technology and Consulting)
"#teachertweets:  Machine Learning and Moral Communities"

Tues., Feb. 14  Zorina Khan (Economics) 
"Related Investing:  Corporate Shareholders in 19th-Century Maine” 

Wed., Feb. 22  Zachary Rothschild (Psychology) 
“Righteous or Self-Righteous Anger?  When Outrage at Injustice Reflects Concern for Our Own Moral Identity”

Tues., Feb. 28  Michelle Lee (Romance Languages and Literatures, Francophone Studies)
“Balzac's Arabesque in My Voyage from Paris to Java

Wed., March 8   Meredith McCarroll (Writing and Rhetoric) 
"Unwhite:  Appalachia, Race, and Film"
Tues., March 28   Jack O'Brien (Mathematics)
"Politics, Plankton, and Pottery:  What Models of Mixture Can Tell Us About Just About Everything"

Wed., April 5  Judith Casselberry (Africana Studies)
"Intentional Community Building:  Blackness in Lesbian Musical Culture" 
Wed., April 12  Elena Cueto Asin (Romance Languages and Literatures, Hispanic Studies)
"Killing the Prime Minister:  Historical Fiction and Television in Spain"

Tues., April 18  
Bruce Kohorn (Biochemistry and Biology)   
 “Corks, Cotton, Paper, Jam, Crop Pathogens and the Tiny Things of Life”

Wed., May 3   Jim Mullen (Visual Arts)
"Pilgrimage: Exploring Destination Landscapes"