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Provost Lecture Series at APSU kicks off 2010-11 academic year

Austin Peay State UniversitySeveral faculty members at Austin Peay State University and scholars of local, regional, national and international renown will present their research and creative activity on campus during the 2010-11 academic year as part of a new series that launched last spring.

The Provost Lecture Series will kick off with a talk by Dr. Dewey Browder, professor and chair of history and philosophy, from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, September 9th in the Morgan University Center, Room 106.

Other sessions in the Provost Lecture Series also are planned for the academic year. All sessions are from 3:00pm-4:30pm in the MUC, Room 303 (unless noted otherwise) and include the following:

  • September 23rd: Michael Becraft, assistant professor of professional studies.
  • October 7th: Harry Maddux.
  • October 21st: Benita Bruster, assistant professor of education, and Barbara Peterson, director of clinical teaching.
  • November 4th: Alexandra Schultz.
  • November 18th in MUC 106: Marcus Hayes, assistant professor of theater and dance.
  • December 2nd: Jiang Li, associate professor of computer science and information technology.
  • January 27th: Samuel Jator, professor of mathematics.
  • Febuary 10th: Thomas King, professor of music.
  • Febuary 24th: Rebecca Johansen.
  • March 10th: Megan Mann.
  • March 24th: Sergei Markov, associate professor of biology.
  • April 7th: Jill Franks, professor of languages and literature.
  • April 21th: Suta Lee, associate professor of art.

The Provost Lecture Series seeks to foster a spirit of intellectual and scholarly inquiry among faculty, staff and students. The program will be used as a platform for APSU faculty members who are recent recipients of provost summer grants, who have been awarded faculty development leaves and who have engaged in recent scholarly inquiry during sabbatical leaves.

APSU faculty members with recent research of acclaim also will be given a platform within this series. In addition, other faculty members of local or widespread renown will be invited to lecture within this series.

For more information about the Provost Lecture Series, call Dr. Brian Johnson, assistant vice president of academic affairs at APSU, at 931-221-7992 or e-mail him at .


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