CAC Spring 2020 Schedule

Spring 2020

The Wednesday Faculty Discussion Series
3-4 p.m.  •  E-202

January 29 // Nathalie Brandes & Paul Brandes (Geology)

“Living with Pele: The 1983 to 2018 Kiluea Eruption”

February 5 // Becky Howard (History)

“Cup of Devils to ‘Fruit of the Vine’: Italian Immigrants and Prohibition”

February 12 (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.) // Mike Krall (Special Asst. to the President) & David Zimmermann (English)

“Tents & Tabernacles: Movements of Homes & Spirits”

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February 19 // Terry Peterman (Dean, Team Division)

“Locus of Control: Understanding the Difference Between Praise and Encouragement to Motivate Students to Attributes of Success”

February 26 // Sarah Chapman (Criminal Justice) & Guest Philosopher

“A Dialogue on the Philosophical & Practical Justifications for Capital Punishment in the USA”

March 4 // Penny Watson (Government)

“Iran’s Grand Strategy in Latin America”

March 18 // Glen Killian (Human Services)

“From the Battlefield to the Family Room: The spectrum of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”

March 25 // Bill Dunn (Math) Julie Harless (Biology) & Mead Mclean (Art)

“Form in the Dust: Math and/as Art’”

April 1 // Ashley Sheffield (Art History)

“Was Art Nouveau the Last Example of Romanticism?”

April 8 // Lana Myers (English), Sarah Chapman (Criminal Justice) & Student/Faculty Panel

“One Book One Campus: “Generational Hygge: Perceptions of Happiness from the Boomer Generation to Gen Z”

April 15 // Mischelle Hopper (Nursing)

“Student Resillience & Academic Success”

For information about the Annual CAC Student Presentation Conference, April 2020, information contact Roy Turner (English), org. committee chair. To access the nomination form visit

For information about The WAC Journal and to access submission and release forms contact Martina Kusi-Mensah (English), co-editor. To access the forms visit

For information and to make proposals for the Wednesday CAC Faculty/Staff Discussion Series contact Ron Heckelman (English), or Habib Far (Math),