Schedule of final oral presentations for the Spring 2012 PHRE Senior Seminar

Schedule of final oral presentations for the Spring 2012 PHRE Senior Seminar

Schedule of final oral presentations for the Spring 2012 PHRE Senior Seminar

April 7, 2012

All presentations are scheduled for 30-minute time slots and will take place in Violette 1146.

 

Tuesday, April 10:

5:00:        Adam Keeton
The superhero myth of American culture and its influence on the image of Jesus
Dereck Daschke, faculty reader
Jennifer Jesse, faculty respondent

5:30:        Elmer Stunkel:
The role of reason / logic in Horkheimer and Adorno
Natalie Alexander, faculty reader
Torbjörn Wandel, faculty respondent

6:00        Harini DeSilva
The portrayal of Islam in Bollywood cinema, post September 11
Mark Appold, faculty reader
Mustafa Sawani and Chad Mohler, faculty respondents

 

Thursday, April 12:

4:30:        Vince Ballard
Urban II’s motivations for launching the first crusade
Patricia Burton, faculty reader
Sally West, faculty respondent

5:00:        Brad LaPlante
Urban II and Christian Just War Theory
Patricia Burton, faculty reader
Sally West, faculty respondent

5:30:        Cyle Tomusiak:
Comparison of the sublime in Kant and the Other in Derrida
Natalie Alexander, faculty reader
Brent Orton, faculty respondent

Saturday, April 14:

9:30:        Adam Tenhouse
Axis Mundi of displaced cultures
Mike Ashcraft, faculty reader
Natalie Alexander, faculty respondent

10:00:    Alissa Walkner
Studying the mystical practices and life of Ramakrishna
Lloyd Pflueger, faculty reader
Dereck Daschke, faculty respondent

 

Tuesday, April 17:

3:30:        Alex Senger
Theoretical approaches used by Thomas Tweed in his book Crossing & Dwelling
Mike Ashcraft, faculty reader
Neal Delmonico, faculty respondent

4:00:        Christine Hartford
The Komeito Party and the separation 
of church and state in Japan
Ding-hwa Hsieh, faculty reader
Lloyd Pflueger, faculty respondent

4:30:        Daniel Gilmore
Nietzsche’s influence on Strauss
David Murphy, faculty reader
Paul Parker, faculty respondent

5:00:        Zach Vicars
Christian understandings of the shepherding metaphor in the 1st and 21st centuries
Mark Appold, faculty reader
Jennifer Jesse, faculty respondent

5:30:        Rachel Cook
Relationship between jihad and the five pillars of Islam
Mark Appold, faculty reader
Ding-hwa Hsieh, faculty respondent

 

Thursday, April 19:

4:30:        Nathan Hardy
St. Mark & Coptic Christianity’s beginnings
Mark Appold, faculty reader
David Murphy, faculty respondent

5:00:        Jenna Homeyer:
Religious themes in rap music
Mike Ashcraft, faculty reader
Bob Mielke, faculty respondent

5:30:        Chelsea Beary:
African-American women, their religious role, 
and health concerns
Mike Ashcraft, faculty reader
Linda Seidel, faculty respondent

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