Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Archives

Finding aids for archival items.

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 in Arrowsmith 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 Duty
  • 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
  • Frank Merchant (Feb. 18, 1982) - Existential Grammar

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 1964 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) - Strategic Nuclear Weapons: A Force for a Post-Cold War World

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
  • Russell b. Sisson (Oct. 2006) – Visualization and Tacit Forms of Knowledge in the Interpretation of Metaphors
  • Virginia Gay Gandy (Mar. 19, 2007) – Editing Sixteenth-Century Motets: Creating Scholarly Performing Editions (1 Handout, 1 DVD, and 1 announcement)
  • 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
  • Susan L.F. Isaacs (Nov. 5, 2008) – The Ephemera of Jewish Rites of Passage

Folder 21:

2009 – 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 - 2014
  • 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
  • Jim Rubin & Manikya Rajakaruna (February 24, 2014)--Teaching and Assessing Higher Order Thinking in the Math Classroom with Clickers
  • Linda Silber (April 21, 2014) - (Mis?)adventures in Online Dating
2014 - 2015
  • Branch, Doug (Feb. 23, 2015) - Frequency of Acute and Overuse Hip Injuries in High School Athletes

Folder 23

2016-2017

  • Karna, Sunil (February 22, 2016) - Diamonds for Life (Power Point slides)
  • Pearson, Joseph (September 19, 2016) - Barbarism & the Bourgeoisie: American Whigs and the Rejection of the Past (Bulleted Lecture plus Power Point slides)
  • Smith, Jimmy Dean (November 28, 2016) - Country Roads: Mountain Journeys in the Anthropocene (Power Point slides)
  • Reeves, Jason (February 27, 2017) - A Partnership for Promise: A P-20 Collaborative Model for Educator Preparation Programs (Power Point slides)
  • Walczak, Kathy & Katie Flynn (November 27, 2017) – Special Issues in Rural Mental Health (Power Point Slides)
  • Pearson, Joseph W. (February 26, 2018) – Kentucky’s Frontier Sublime: The Middle-Class Romance of the Wilderness
  • Karna, Sunil (March 26, 2018) – Gravitational Wave: The Last Piece of Einstein’s Dream
  • Pearson, Joseph W. (November 19, 2018) – The Weight of the Times: The Birth of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival & the Radicalism of the 1960’s

DATE NOT LISTED:

  • Chilikuri, Santaram – Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure