Lecture Series: Spring '16

Dr. Stephen Prickett (University of Kent, United Kingdom) presenting Back Into the Future: Romanticism, Secularization, and the Reinvention of Literature

3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 14 (Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library)

This lecture is sponsored by Baylor University's 19th C. Research Seminar (19CRS) and the Honors College. 19CRS is an interdisciplinary forum for faculty and students in and outside of Baylor University to present and hear original research in all areas of nineteenth-century studies.

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Matthew Milliner (Assistant Professor of Art History, Wheaton College) presenting The New St. Victor: A 12th-Century Model for 21st-Century Liberal Arts

11:30 a.m. Friday, February 19 (Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library)

This lecture is sponsored by the Honors Program.


Wilken Colloquium

Peter J. Leithart (President, Theopolis Institute, Birmingham, Alabama) presenting Gospel as Atonement Theory: The Jesus of History and the Christ of the Cross

7 p.m. Friday, February 26 (Foyer of Meditation, Armstrong Browning Library)

This lecture is sponsored by the Honors College and the Paradosis Center for Theology and Scripture at John Brown University.


12th Annual Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year Lecture

Dr. David L. Jeffrey (Distinguished Professor Literature & Humanities, Baylor University) presenting Return of the Transcendentals: Rouault, Chagall, and Arcabas

In April 2015, Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, was honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.

Since 2000, Jeffrey has been a Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities at Baylor. His teachings concentrate on medieval literature, the Bible as literature, medieval exegesis, biblical hermeneutics and literary theory, biblical tradition in the arts, art and biblical theology, literature and philosophy and aesthetics.

3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 (Marrs McLean Science Building, Room #100)


Discussions With the Dean

The Possibility of Chrisitan Higher Education: A Panel Discussion Featuring Stanley Hauerwas

Panelists:
• L. Gregory Jones (Ruth W. & A. Morris Williams Jr. Professor of Theology & Christian Ministry, Duke University)
• Michael K. McLendon (Dean of the School of Education and Professor of Higher Education Policy & Leadership, Baylor University)
• Stanley Hauerwas (Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity & Law, Duke University)
• Thomas S. Hibbs (Dean of the Honors College and Distinguished Professor of Ehtics & Culture, Baylor University)

5 p.m. Thursday, March 17 (Alexander Reading Room)

This lecture is sponsored by the Honors College, Institute for Faith & Learning, and the Department of Religion.


Vittorino Testa (Screenwriter & Professor of Audio Visual Market Economics, State University of Rome) presenting U.S./E.U. Cinema and TV: Shared Ethics, Cultural Divide

4 p.m. Friday, April 1 (Castellaw Communications 101)

Sponsors: Department of Film & Digitial Media, Honors College, Honors Program, University Scholars Program


Dr. Michael Ward (Senior Research Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford) presenting The Heavens Are Telling the Glory of God: Lewis, Narnia, and the Planets

3 p.m. Monday, April 4 (Armstrong Browning Library, Hankamer Treasure Room)

"His cumulative case for reading the Narnia books in terms of the planets is overwhelming...This introduction to a masterpiece is something of a masterpiece in its own right." - Times Literary Supplement

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The Pulse Annual Student Lecture

7 p.m. Thursday, April 28 (Alexander Reading Room)

Helena Hunt (University Scholar '16): Pelicans to Foxes: Animal Women in King Lear and Ran

Free copies of The Pulse will be available to all who attend.