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Keynote Addresses

September 2008
“Literary Experience and Ethical Agency"
Conference on Ethics and Theater
University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

June 2008
“Teaching and Ethics”
Faculty Development Conference
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

February 2008
"Stories in Relation to the Persons We Become: Ethics, Narratives, and Criticism"
Visiting Scholars Series
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, PA

January 2008
"Dickens Over My Shoulder"
Luncheon Talk English Speaking Union
Woodstock Country Club, Indianapolis, IN

January 2008
"Do We Teach Students Or Do We Teach Disciplines?"
Faculty Forum
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

October 2006
"Pedagogy and Desire in Everyday Classrooms."
Keynote Talk for plenary session of AGLS (Association of General and Liberal Studies),
Indianapolis, IN

June 2006
"Do We 'Teach Disciplines' or Do We 'Teach Students?' What Difference Does It Make?"
Keynote talk for plenary session of Eastern ADE Summer seminar (Association of Departments of English), Knoxville, TN

April 2006
"From Shakespeare on the Page to Shakespeare on the Stage: What I Learned About Teaching in Acting Class"
Second in a series of four lectures comissioned by the Center for the Humanities
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

February 2006
"Forgetting, Learning and Living: A Pedagogical Theory of How Education Makes a Difference Even Though We Forget Most of What We Learn"
First in a series of four lectures commissioned by the Center for the Humanities
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

September 2005
“Creative Teaching and the Creative Arts.”
Keynote talk for plenary session of ICEA (Indiana College English Association)
Manchester College, Manchester, IN

April 2005
“Industrial-Strength, Weapons-Grade, Street-Quality Liberal Education: Guaranteed for Life.”
Keynote talk for a Humanities Colloquium
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

September 2004
“The Religion of the Curriculum.”
Special address to the faculty of Oxford College of Emory University in connection with Oxford’s role as a Carnegie Cluster Leader exploring cognitive/affective issues in pedagogy.  Second talk on “Pedagogy as the Restructuring of Desire.”

May 2004
“Pedagogy: The Site Where the Personal and the Professional Intersect.” 
Keynote talk to kick off the Master Teachers’ Workshop at Emory University (not to be confused with my annual pedagogy seminar at Emory).

April 2004
“Persistent Myths That Distort and Obscure Liberal Education.”
Medart Lecture (Medart Lecture Series) delivered to faculty, staff, and students
Merryville University, St. Louis, MO

December 2003
“Liberal Education As a Form of Deep Practicality.” 
Special address to faculty and staff
Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry Campus, Dobbs Ferry, NY.

August 2003
“Pedagogical Disjunctions, Or, If I Say I Want My Students to Be Mainly Learning X, Why Do I Think Mostly About Teaching Y?” 
Beginning-of-the-year Faculty Institute
Huntington College, Huntington, IN.

March 2003
“Pedagogical Disjunctions, Or, If I Say I Want My Students to Be Mainly Learning X, Why Do I Think Mostly About Teaching Y?” 
Teaching retreat for College faculty of Emory University (sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Curriculum) at Callaway Gardens, GA.

March 2002
“Pedagogy and the Three Loves:  Eros, Philia, and Agape.” 
Teaching retreat for College faculty of Emory University (sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Curriculum) at Callaway Gardens, GA.

March 2002
“Qualities of Leadership:  Relevant Distinctions,”
Emory University School of Business MBA Program Spring Retreat
Atlanta, GA

August 2000
“So What’s It to Be:  Show Me the Money? or Give me a Liberal Education?—An Open Letter to First Year College Students”
a convocation keynote talk for first-year students and Butler University advisers
Indianapolis, IN

March, 2000
“Liberal Education and Literary Experience”
Open lecture to faculty and students sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Curriculum
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

March, 2000
“Literature and Life, Literature and Liberal Education”
The Blount Lecture
University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, GA

October, 1997
“Skills vs. Scholarship, or, Liberal Education Knows a Hawk From a Handsaw”
Annual pedagogy conference
Open University, Milton Keynes, England

August, 1995
“Cores, Rinds, and the Meat Between Them:  How Do We Concoct a Nutritious Curriculum and Pedagogy in Undergraduate Education?”
Opening convocation for faculty and staff
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

November, 1991
“Liberal and General Education: The Search for Consensus”
State-wide faculty-development conference
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN

September, 1990
“The Opening Up Of the Canon”
Opening Institute for faculty and staff
Berea College, Berea, KY

May, 1990
“Liberal Education, Social Liberation, and Pedagogical Styles: Making Connections”
In-house faculty development conference
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

March, 1990|
Consulted with College of Humanities and Sciences department heads on interdisciplinary collegiality and delivered keynote address in faculty-development series, “Liberal Education, Social Liberation, and Pedagogical Styles: Making Connections”
Ball State University, Muncie, IN

November, 1989
“The Canon Controversy: Politics, Epistemology, and Social Reform”
Keynote talk at the annual meeting of the Lilly Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellows
Indianapolis, IN

September, 1989
“Freshman Writing and Cultural Literacy”
Keynote talk for students and writing faculty
San Jacinta College, Houston, TX

January, 1989
“Liberal Education, Social Liberation, and Pedagogical Styles: Making Connections”
System-wide faculty-development conference
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

April, 1988
“Liberal Education vs. Professional Training, or, Liberal Education Knows a Hawk From a Handsaw”
President’s Forum, CEA Convention
San Antonio, TX

May, 1987
“The Least Perishable of Pleasures”
Keynote talk at the annual Latin Honors Banquet
Carmel High School, Carmel, IN

August, 1986
“Metaphors of Learning and Teaching”
Keynote talk at the Summer Institute for Faculty Development run by UTIC (University Teaching Improvement Council--University of Wisconsin System), Madison, Wisconsin.  Also delivered ”Critical Thinking and Liberal Education” at the same Institute.

August, 1986
“The Whys and Wherefores of Faculty Development”
Opening Faculty/Staff Institute
Marian College, Indianapolis, IN

May, 1986
“Critical Thinking and Liberal Education”
Annual in-house Teaching Conference
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

September, 1985
“If Education Is A Feast, Then Why Do We Keep Narrowing the Menu?, or, An Attempt to Expose the Metaphors That Are Starving Liberal Education,”
The annual University of Utah “Teaching Rendezvous”
Salt Lake City, UT

March, 1985
“Rationale and Strategies for Teaching in the Liberal Arts Core”
Annual faculty seminar on teaching
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

September, 1984
“Writing, Literacy, and Liberal Arts”
Annual convention of Indiana Teachers of Writing
Indianapolis, IN

October, 1978
“The Liberal Arts: An Affirmation, or, Unheard Melodies are Sweeter”
Keynote address, Indiana College English Association
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

September, 1978
“A New Liberal Arts Core--What's the Use?”
Annual faculty/staff institute
University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

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