Phi Kappa Phi Lectures

President

Dr. Stephanie Kolitsch

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styler@utm.edu

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Phi Kappa Phi Lectures

2014 - 2015 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2014 (Tuesday, October 7, 2014)

     Dr. Lionel Crews

     Director, Honors Programs

     Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2015 (Tuesday, February 10, 2015)

     Dr. Richard Garlitz

     Associate Professor, Department of History and Philosophy

     College of Humanities and Fine Arts

 


2013-2014 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2013 (October 8, 2013)

     Dr. Bradley Ray

     Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources

     College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

     Title of Presentation: “Fish Is Food: Where Do We Go from Here?”


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2014 (February 18, 2014)

     Dr. Richard C. Robinson

     Department of Communications

     College of Humanities and Fine Arts

     Title of Presentation: “Beaker Street: Underground Radio from Little Rock to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame”

 


2012-2013 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2012 (October 30, 2012)

     Dr. Chris Baxter

     Department of Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Political Science

     College of Business and Global Affairs

     Title of Presentation: “V.O. Key’s Southern Politics: Then and Now”


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2013 (February 12, 2013)

     Professor Jenna Wright

     Department of English and Modern Foreign Languages

     College of Humanities and Fine Arts

     Title of Presentation: “Fourth House from the One Stop-and-Go Light”

 


2011-2012 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2011 (October 25, 2011)

     Dr. Becky Cox

     Professor, Educational Studies

     Title of Presentation: "Think, Understand, Succeed"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2012 (February 28, 2012)

     Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls

     Department of History and Philosophy

     College of Humanities and Fine Arts

     Title of Presentation: "The Holocaust as a Laboratory for the Historian"


2010-2011 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2010 (November 1, 2010)

     Dr. Nancy Warren

     Professor, Department of Nursing

     College of Agriculture and Applied Science

     Title of Presentation: "The Life and Times of Florence Nightingale"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2011 (February 8, 2011)

     Dr. Julie Hill

     Department of Music

     College of Humanities and Fine Arts

     Title of Presentation: "The Black Music of Brazil: An Emphasis on Social Transformation for Women and      Children Through Escola Dida"


2009-2010 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2009 (October 27, 2009)

     Dr. Mary Lee Hall

     Dean, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "Those who can, do; Those who can do more, Teach"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2010 (March 2, 2010)

     Dr. Christopher A. Hill

     Department of English

     College of Humanities and Fine Arts

     Title of Presentation: "'I Cannot Keep Decorum Personae': A Renaissance Rhetoric of Strife"


2008-2009 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2008 (October 28, 2008)

     Dr. Mary A. Lemons

     Department of Management, Marketing, and Political Science

     Title of Presentation: "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Lessons from a Management Pioneer"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2009 (February 10, 2009)

     Dr. David Barber

     Department of History and Philosophy

     Title of Presentation: "Poverty, Plenty and the World Economic Crisis"


2007-2008 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2007 (October 30, 2007)

     Dr. Stephanie Kolitsch

     Department of Mathematics and Statistics

     Title of Presentation: "Mathematics and Magic"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2008 (February 12, 2008)

     Dr. Daniel Nappo

     Department of Modern Foreign Languages

     Title of Presentation: "The Rise and Fall of Mexican Cinema"


2006-2007 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2006 (November 28, 2006)

     Dr. Ann Gathers

     Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "About Face: Neural Developmental Changes in Face Recognition"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2007 (February 13, 2007)

     Mr. Douglas Cook

     Chair, Department of Visual and Theatre Arts

     Title of Presentation: "Cultural Aesthetic Outlooks: Why We Like What We Like When We Like It"


2005-2006 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2005 (November 9, 2005)

     Dr. Ernest R. Moser

     Dean, Business and Public Affairs

     Title of Presentation: "The Future of Baccalaureate Education: Business and Beyond"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2006 (February 13, 2006)

     Dr. Lisa LeBleu and Ms. Teresa Collard

     Department of Family and Consumer Science and Department of Education

     Title of Presentation: "Gender Equity in Education"


2004-2005 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2004 (November 16, 2004)

     Dr. J. Douglas Sterrett

     Dean, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "Energy, Entropy and What Will We Do When the Oil Runs Out?"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2005 (February 15, 2005)

     Dr. David Coffey

     Chair, Department of History and Philosophy

     Title of Presentation: "The Great Triumvirate of Union Victory: Observations on the Unlikely Rise of Grant,      Sherman, and Sheridan"


2003-2004 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2003

     Dr. James L. Byford

     Dean, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "Hunting, a Cultural Vestige - How Long Should We Cling to Our Roots?"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2004

     Dr. Margrethe Ahlschwede

     Associate Professor of English

     Title of Presentation: "Learning to Write is Like Learning the Two Step"


2002-2003 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2002

     Dr. James R. Clark

     Professor, Computer Science and Information Systems

     Title of Presentation: "Nerds 3.14159: A Look at Computers, Those Who Program Them, and Computer      Science"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2003

     Dr. Jerald Ogg

     Dean, College of Humanities and Fine Arts

     Title of Presentation: "Holland McCombs and the Mystery of Life"


2001-2002 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2001

     Dr. Rebecca Irwin

     Associate Professor of Biology

     Title of Presentation: "How Evolution Doesn't Work-and How it Does: From Cartoons to Current Research"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2002

     Dr. Andrew Schopp

     Assistant Professor of English

     Title of Presentation: "Transgressing the 'Safe Space': Scream, The Blair Witch Project, and Generation X      Horror Films"


2000-2001 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 2000

     Dr. Otha Britton

     Director of Computer Services

     Title of Presentation: "35 Years of Computing at UT Martin"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2001

     Mr. Stanley Sieber

     Assistant Professor of History

     Title of Presentation: "Extending the Walls of UTM"


1999-2000 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1999

     Dr. Richard J. Helgeson

     Assistant Professor of Engineering

     Title of Presentation: "Structural Control of a TV Communications Tower in Nanjing, China"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 2000

     Dr. Frank Black

     Professor of Educational Studies

     Title of Presentation: "National Education Standards: What is All the Fuss About?"


1998-1999 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1998

     Dr. Nell S. Gullett

     Assistant Professor of International Business, Finance, Economics, and Marketing

     Title of Presentation: "Economic Value Added as a Determinant of Stock Returns"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1999

     Dr. Daniel F. Pigg

     Associate Professor of English

     Title of Presentation: "Apocalypse Then: The Ideology of Literary Form in Piers Plowman"


1997-1998 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1997

     Dr. James L. Byford

     Dean of Agriculture and Human Environment

     Title of Presentation: "The Rainforest Conundrum"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1998

     Dr. Paul B. Crapo

     Chair of Modern Foreign Languages

     Title of Presentation: "Gustave Courbet: Social Reformer? Political Activist? Or Publicity Hound?"


1996-1997 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1996

     Dr. David Pitts

     Professor of Biological Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "Natural Selection in Bugs, Birds, and Schools"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1997

     Dr. Polly S. Glover

     Professor of English

     Title of Presentation: "Discovering Self: From Women's Texts to Experience"


1995-1996 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1995

     Dr. Robert M. Smith

     Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "What Leaders Do and How They Do It"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1996

     Dr. Milton D. Simmons

     Department of Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

     Title of Presentation: "The Governor's School for the Humanities and its Impact on this Region and State"


1994-1995 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1994

     Dr. Maria Malone

     Department of Modern Foreign Languages

     Title of Presentation: "Brazil's Global Impact"


     Special Lecture

     Spring 1995

     Dr. Bruce Beck

     University of Georgia

     Title of Presentation: "The Water Infrastructure of Sustainable Cities of the Mid-21st Century"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1995 (April 25, 1995)

     Dr. Michael Caldwell

     Department of Music

     Title of Presentation: "Death and Transformation, an Exploration and Performance of Chopin's B-flat Minor      Sonata (Funeral March) and Liszt's Sonata in B-Minor"


1993-1994 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1993

     Dr. Michael A. Gibson

     Department of Geography, Geology, and Physics

     Title of Presentation: "The History of Life on Earth: Lessons from Tennessee's Ancient Past"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1994

     Dr. Lynn M. Alexander

     Department of English

     Title of Presentation: "The Ghost in the Looking Glass: Women, Work, and Victorian Literature"


1992-1993 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1992

     Dr. Jeff R. Clark

     Department of Economics and Finance

     Title of Presentation: "National Health Care: Myth and Realities"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1993

     Dr. William H. Zachry Jr.

     Department of Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

     Title of Presentation: "It's All in Your Mind: Cognitive Obstacles to Getting Along with Others"


1991-1992 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1991

     Dr. Parker Cashdollar

     Department of Economics and Finance

     Title of Presentation: "An Economic System You Can Live With"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1992

     Dr. Stephen P. Mohler

     Department of Modern Foreign Languages

     Title of Presentation: "The Columbus Papers: The Role of Languages and Letters in His Triumphs"


1990-1991 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1990

     Dr. Jimmy Trentham

     Department of Biological Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "Genetic Engineering: Potential Benefits and Potential Abuses"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1991

     Dr. Roy Neil Graves II

     Department of English

     Title of Presentation: "Shakespeare's Lost Sonnets"


1989-1990 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1989

     Dr. Choong S. Kim

     Department of Sociology and Anthropology

     Title of Presentation: "Role of 'Non-Western' Anthropologist Reconsidered: Fantasy of Nativeness versus      Reality of Marginality"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1990

     Dr. Theodore Mosch

     Department of History and Political Science

     Title of Presentation: "Reflections on the Changes in Eastern Europe in 1989"


1988-1989 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1988

     Dr. David Loebbaka

     Department of Geosciences and Physics

     Title of Presentation: "Lasers: A Demonstration Lecture"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1989

     Dr. F Louis Mouldin

     Department of Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies


1987-1988 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1987

     Dr. Gopal K. Sharma

     Department of Biological Sciences

     Title of Presentation: "Cannabis (Marijuana)"


     Special Lecture

     Spring 1988

     Dr. Barbara Jones

     Department of Fine and Performing Arts


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1988

     Dr. Maria Malone

     Department of Modern and Foreign Languages

     Title of Presentation: "The Influence of Brazilian Art"


1986-1987 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1986 (February 12, 1986)

     Dr. Goetz Seifert

     Department of Modern Foreign Languages

     Title of Presentation: "A Cultural and Historical Look at the German Speaking People"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1987 (April 2, 1987)

     Dr. Lonnie Maness

     Department of History and Political Science

     Title of Presentation: "An Untutored Military Genius: The First West Tennessee Campaign of General Nathan      Bedford Forrest"


1985-1986 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1985 (November 12, 1985)

     Dr. William Nelson

     Department of Biology

     Title of Presentation: "Interesting Snakes I Have Met"


     Special Lecture

     Spring 1986 (February 5, 1985)

     Dr. Gary Young

     School of Business

     Title of Presentation: "Free Enterprise or Not"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1986

     Dr. Milton Simmons

     Department of Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

     Title of Presentation: "Adjustments of UTM International Students to College Life"


1984-1985 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1984

     Dr. Allison Nelson

     Department of Fine and Performing Arts

     Title of Presentation: "Classical Music and the Layman"


     Special Lecture

     Spring 1985 (January 17, 1985)

     Mr. Joe Stroud

     Title of Presentation: "Japan: National Identity and Future Decisions"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1985

     Dr. Jim Andreas

     Department of English

     Title of Presentation: "Comic and Tragic Modes in Romeo and Juliet"


1983-1984 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1983

     Dr. Larry Ingram

     Department of Sociology and Anthropology


     Special Lecture

     Fall 1983

     Ms. Sandra Baker Acosta

     Title of Presentation: "A Medieval Romance, Ille et Gabron of Gantier d'Arras: Names, Numerology, and      Narrative Structure"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1984 (March 1, 1984)

     Dr. Stephen Mohler

     Department of Modern Foreign Languages

     Title of Presentation: "Microcomputers and Education"


1982-1983 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1982 (November 19, 1982)

     Dr. Gary Brown

     Department of Psychology and Religious Studies

     Title of Presentation: "A Scientific Inquiry into Humor: It's No Laughing Matter"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1983

     Dr. Charles Smith

     Chancellor of UT Martin

     Title of Presentation: "Sputnik II-Where Are You When We Need You?"


1981-1982 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1981 (November 17, 1981)

     Dr. William Baker

     School of Business

     Title of Presentation: "Popular Economic Doctrines in the 20th Century"


     Muriel Tomlinson Lecture

     Spring 1982 (February 17, 1982)

     Dr. Patrick Taylor

     Department of History and Political Science

     Title of Presentation: "Languages and Other Necessities"


1980-1981 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1980

     Dr. Bob Duck

     School of Agriculture


1979-1980 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1979 (October 25, 1979)

     Dr. David Loebbaka

     Department of Geoscience and Physics

     Title of Presentation: "Physics is a Liberal Art"


1978-1979 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


1977-1978 Phi Kappa Phi Lectures


     Faculty Lecturer

     Fall 1977

     Dr. Kellie Jones

     Department of English



List compiled by Anna Clark
PKP Secretary, 2002-2004
PKP President, 2008-2009

Updated July 30, 2014


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President

Dr. Stephanie Kolitsch

Em:

styler@utm.edu

Ph:

(731) 881-7477