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Austin Peay State University Employees share their recent Accomplishments

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Clark Maddux, associate professor of early American literature, was elected recently as president of the APSU Woodward Library Society. Ellen Taylor in the College of Education was elected vice president. «Read the rest of this article»

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Author Dan Barker to speak at Austin Peay State University Next Week

 

Author of Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation is coming to Clarksville discuss his book, Godless, at Austin Peay State University next week.

After 19 years as an evangelical minister and popular Christian musician, Dan Barker deconverted and is now one of America’s most outspoken freethought advocates lecturing and performing on college campuses, and has participated in more than ninety public debates defending atheism. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU literature professor to speak about importance of early Puritan minister

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will feature a presentation next week about the significance of a 17th century Puritan minister who left behind his thoughts, opinions and interpretations of the Bible.

Dr. Clark Maddux, associate professor of early American literature, will present “Why Cotton Mather Matters” from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, September 22nd in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All presentations in the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»

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Veteran education professor to speak about online reading in Provost Lecture Series

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – With the technological advent of e-books, e-readers and other digital innovations, reading material has moved from print media to online. And the process of reading on a computer screen can be different – an aspect that a veteran Austin Peay State University professor will address.

Dr. Donald Luck, a professor of education who has taught at APSU for 18 years, will present the next session in the weekly Provost Lecture Series at 3:00pm, Thursday, September 15th in the Morgan University Center, Room 307. The title of his presentation is “Reading in the Web Environment.”

Dr. Donald Luck

Dr. Donald Luck

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Math professor shares steepest descent method in Provost Lecture Series

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For many people, understanding complex mathematical equations and concepts is more difficult than walking in the mountains. Somehow, an Austin Peay State University mathematics faculty member makes the ideas relate.

Dr. Ben Ntatin, associate professor of mathematics, will present the next session in the weekly Provost Lecture Series at 3:00pm, Thursday, September 8th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The title of his presentation is “Walking in the mountains: The steepest descent method.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Creative writing professor kicks off lecture series

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The written words of Emily Dickinson, Sappho, Dorothy Allison, Abigail Thomas and Jane Tompkins all have something in common – their powerful voices speak for those misrepresented or underrepresented.

This is the basis of a research presentation by Dr. Amy Wright, assistant professor of creative writing at Austin Peay State University. She is one of several faculty members chosen to present their research and creative activity on campus during the 2011-12 academic year as part of the Provost Lecture Series.

Abigail Thomas and Dorothy Allison

Abigail Thomas and Dorothy Allison

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Provost Lecture Series at APSU kicks off 2011-12 academic year

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty members at Austin Peay State University will present their research and creative activity on campus during the 2011-12 academic year as part of the weekly Provost Lecture Series.

The Provost Lecture Series will kick off with a talk by Dr. Amy Wright, assistant professor of creative writing and the nonfiction editor of APSU’s Zone 3 journal and Zone 3 Press, from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, September 1st in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

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Provost Lecture Series at APSU continues with talk about Cotton Mather’s ‘American Bible’

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will feature a presentation next week about the writings of a 17th century Puritan minister who left behind his thoughts, opinions and interpretations of the Bible.

Dr. Clark Maddux, assistant professor of languages and literature, will present “Cotton Mather’s American Bible” from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, October 7th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.

Before joining APSU, Maddux was assistant professor and coordinator of English graduate studies at Tennessee State University in Nashville. He has authored a number of journal articles, including “God’s Responsibility: Narrative Choice and Providential History in Mather’s ‘Biblia Americana’ Commentary on Ezra,” published in 2007 in Early American Literature. «Read the rest of this article»

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