Sept. 6 The Negro Spiritual
Presented by Richard Todd Payne, professor of music, Missouri State University . This will be an inspiring vocal performance by Dr Payne along with discussion of many of the American spirituals beloved by so many.
Recital Room, Lydy Hall . ( Lydy Hall is west of Olin Library and next to Clara Thompson Hall).
Sept. 13 & 20 Reading Cities
Presented by Professor Robert Weddle, Hammonds School of Architecture, Drury University . These two presentations will investigate architecture and urban design as a way of "reading" cities and better understanding their histories and cultures. The presentations will draw upon examples of cities and other environments from around the world.
Trustee Science Center , Room 20
Sept. 27 Education Update: Current Topics & Issues
Presented by Dr Sharon Price, School of Education and Child Development, Drury University .
Dr. Price will discuss the state of education today. Olin Room, Olin Library
Oct. 4 Working on Working
Presented by Dr. Robin Schraft, Theatre Dept. chair , Drury University . Dr. Schraft, director of the musical Working , will provide a behind-the-scenes look of the production. IML members will be invited to attend one of the performances. Olin Room, Olin Library
Oct. 11 Lithuania : New Day for an Ancient State
Presented by Will Prigge, professor of history and political science, Drury University . Dr. Prigge will offer an update on this Baltic nation that has emerged from Soviet domination.
Olin Room, Olin Library
Oct. 18 I'm Going to Live Until I Die
Presented by Dr. John Sellars, president of Drury University . Are there differences in the way people in the Midwest plan for retirement as compared with those living in the East? Following a brief business meeting, IML members will be invited to meet Dr. Sellars, Drury's 15 th president. Refreshments will be served. Hearth Room, Bay Hall
Oct. 25 Changing to a Flat Income Tax--Will it Work?
Presented by Dr. Kelly Still, Breach School of Business Administration, Drury University . Tax payers grumble about the complicated income tax. But would a simplified flat tax improve things and is it fair? Olin Room, Olin Library
Nov. 1 & 8 Norman Vincent Peale Meets Martin Seligman:
The Power of Positive Thinking and Learned Optimism
Presented by Joseph F. Hulgus, professor of psychology, Missouri State University . This discussion will review the perspectives of Norman Vincent Peale (as reflected in The Power of Positive Thinking ) and M.E.P. Seligman; comparing and contrasting their points of view. The talk will cover the confluence of perspectives and practical life implications and applications will be addressed. Olin Room, Olin Library
Nov. 15 A Life in the Theatre
Presented by Robert Westenberg, professor of theatre , Drury University . Dr. Westenberg will share his experiences working in professional theatre in New York and from his acting career. He will share the events that formed his decision to leave the theatre and become a teacher.
Olin Room, Olin Library
Nov. 22 Thanksgiving – No meeting
Nov. 29 & Dec. 6 Cyprus : A Divided State on Europe 's Periphery
Presented by Dimitri Ionnides, professor of geography and geology, Missouri State University . Dr. Ionnides will discuss the past, present and future of Cyprus , a region where Greeks and Turks live in tension. Dr. Ionnides will also speak on the current status of the Cyprus people and their economy and what the future may hold. Olin Room, Olin Library
Dec.13 Christmas Party
A potluck Christmas party will be held in the clubroom at Cooper Estates at noon .
Other IML Information
IML Lunch Dates: Please join IML friends for lunch at noon in the Findlay Student Center
Commons on Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 2 and Dec. 6.
Parking: Parking is in Lot 1 off of Central Street or Lot 7 off of Summit Street .
Parking Hangtags: New hangtags will be available for IML members in September.
Questions: Contact IML chair Pat Klos at 732-8907 or firstname.lastname@example.org
IML Mailing List: To be added to the IML mailing list contact Jeanne Kiser at 882-7685 or
IML Web Site : http://iml.drury.edu