Schedule of Speakers - Fall 2013

Unless otherwise noted, lectures take place from noon - 1 p.m. in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center.

Date Speaker Topic

Theme 1: Technology

Sept. 2 Candace Todd, PhD, Assistant Professor of Communications, School of Communications and the Arts Seeking inspiration: Dialectical perspectives on epideictic rhetoric
Sept. 9 Eric Kyper, PhD, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, School of Business and Economics, Lynchburg College Is online privacy an obsolete idea?
Sept. 16 Amy Merrill Willis, PhD, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lynchburg College

Narratives of the self: The Bible, modernity and the dystopian future

Sept. 23 Anna-Marion Bieri, LLM, Assistant Professor of Practice, Director of Science, Technology & Law Program, Virginia Tech

Intellectual property – Trends and issues in science and technology

Theme 2: Economy

Oct. 7 Bradley W. Bateman, PhD, President, Randolph College Topic TBA
Oct. 14 Jennifer Thomas, Executive Director of the Virginia Association of Museums Historic houses and sustainability: Why it matters.
Oct. 21 Kirt von Daacke, PhD, Associate Professor of History and Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia Awash in a sea of risk: The free Afro-Virginian struggle to define freedom and achieve economic independence in an agrarian slave society
Oct. 28 L. Kimball Payne, City Manager, Lynchburg, Virginia Keeping Lynchburg’s financial house in order

Theme 3: Sport

Nov. 4 David O. Freier, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Science and Biology, School of Sciences, and Director, Senior Symposium and the Lynchburg College Symposium Readings Program 42 and ’70: Professional baseball’s integration and the end of the reserve clause
Nov. 11 Lindsay Pieper, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sports Management, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Lynchburg College Testing sex to verify gender: The International Olympic Committee’s control of women’s sport, 1968–1988
Nov. 18 Hilary Scott, Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Lynchburg College

The culture of high school athletics and its influence on college athletics

Dec. 2 Bob Sullivan, MD

Everest: High altitude risk