Fourth Annual Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Conference
Faculty Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Teaching
Friday - 30 March 2001
1:00-5:00 Registration (Olin Library - Olin Room)
1:15-1:30 Dean Stephen H. Good, Welcome and Opening of Conference
1:30-2:15 Melissa L. Donahue (MacMurray College) "Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: A Contemporary Debate Reflecting the Humanistic Tradition"
2:15-3:00 Angie Wright (Drury University) "The City Street: Deconstructing the Perception of Place"
3:15-4:00 Aone Mokaila (MacMurray College) "A Clash of World Views: Traditional vs. Western Medicine in the African Context"
4:00-4:45 Joel Fankhauser (Ouachita Baptist University) "Duane Gish: The Fossil Record"
5:00-6:00 Reception - President's House
6:30-7:30 Banquet - Faculty Dining Room (Findlay Student Center)
7:30-8:30 Keynote Address - Prof. Bob Schaible (Lewiston-Auburn College, University of Southern Maine) "From Poems and Prayers to Photons and Politics:
The Troubles and Treasures of Interdisciplinarity"
Evening "Explore Springfield" (maps to be provided)
Saturday, 31 March 2001
Undergraduate Conference (continued)
9:00-9:30 Breakfast (Coffee/pastries/fruit) (Olin Library - Olin Classroom)
9:30-10:15 Jason Mical (Drury University) "An Existentialist Reading of Today's Brave New World"
10:30-11:15 Rachel Kunze (University of Iowa) On the Native American Church and the Ritual Use of Peyote
11:15-12:00 John Beller (Ouachita Baptist University) "God in Our World: Engaging David Ray Griffin's Religion and Scientific Naturalism: Overcoming the Conflicts"
1:00-1:45 Dr. E. Claire Jerry (MacMurray College) "Understanding Presidential Debates: The Necessity for Interdisciplinary Teaching"
1:45-2:30 Dr. Staci Stone, Dr. Terry Strieter, Dr. Peggy Schrock and Ms. Marcie Johnson (Murray State University), "Creating Interdisciplinary Humanities Courses:
The Teaching Circle Model"
2:45-3:30 Summary Discussion: Insights Gleaned (All conference participants)
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