“Brown Bag” Symposium Series

           The Citadel Chapter, Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

 

 

Year

Month

Speaker(s)

Title of the Presentation

 

1996

 

Dec 2

 

Dr. Edward F. J. Tucker  English

 

 

“The Changing Faces of Justice as Reflected in Great Historical Trials”

 

 

1997

 

Feb 12

 

Cadet Mike Ball

Political Science

 

 

“China and Arms Trade”

 

 

Mar 12

 

Dr. Edward B. Davis III Political Science

 

 

“Civil/Military Relations”

 

-100th anniversary of founding of Phi Kappa Phi

 

 

 

Apr 9

 

Maj. Angela Williams Dir., Writing Center

 

 

“Using Spirituality to Facilitate Healing:

Confronting the Elephant in the Counseling Room”

 

 

 

Oct 6

 

Dr. Philip W. Leon

English

 

 

“Mark Twain and West Point”

 

 

 

Nov 12

 

Conway F. Saylor Psychology

 

 

“Children and Disasters: What we’ve learned since HUGO”

 

 

1998

 

Jan 21

 

Dr. Oliver Bowman Psychology,

Dr. Bill Harris

History

and

Dr. Russ Thompson

Mathematics

 

 

(Emeritus Citadel Professors)

 

 

 

Feb 11

 

Dr. Gary Nichols

History

 

 

“Charles P. Summerall: A Brief Portrait”

 

 

Mar 9

 

 

Cadet Brett Strand

Regimental Commander

Political Science

 

 

“The McCarthy Era”

 

 

Sept 30

 

MGEN John S. Grinalds

President, The Citadel

 

 

“Motivational talk on personal experiences of education and military service”

 

 

 

Oct/Nov

 

Dr. Angie W. LeClercq

Dir., Daniel Library

 

 

“Varied resources for background research”

 

1999

 

Feb 10

 

 

Dr. Donald L. Sparks

Business Administration

 

 

“Experiences in Africa”

 

 

Mar 10

 

 

Cadet Kendall Carll

Biology

and

CadetJeremy Putman

History

 

 

“The Dilemma of a Liberal Arts Education:

Developing scholarly students who are also programmed

to make real contributions to the world outside of academia”

 

 

 

Sept 22

 

BGEN Harry S. Carter Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

 

“Mission of the college”

 

 

Oct 20

 

Dr. James Rembert

English

 

 

“Student on the Spot: Intensifying the Pressure on the Writer, or the Road to Focus in the Classroom”

 

2000

 

Jan

 

Dr. Linda Elksnin

Education

 

 

“The Use of the Case Method in the College Classroom”

 

 

 

Feb

 

Dr. Richard Porcher

Biology

 

 

“Rice Culture in the South Carolina Low Country”

 

 

 

Mar

 

Cadet Matt Brotherton Political Science

 

“NATO-Greek Military Relations”

 

 

Cadet Wesley Jones

Biology

 

“Insider’s - Equador

 

 

Sept

 

Dr. Philip Leon

English

 

 

“The Hazing Scandal that Almost Closed West Point”

 

 

 

Oct

 

Dr. Larry H. Addington

History

 

 

“America’s War in Vietnam: A Short Narrative History”

 

 

2001

 

Jan

 

Dr. Conway Saylor

Psychology

 

 

“Research in Parenting Stress: the humble findings of a decade’s work (or the more we learn, the less we know)”

 

 

 

Feb

 

Dr. Mei-Qin Chen Mathematics/Computer Science

 

 

“What Is Inside The Box? - A Brief Talk on Identification, Estimation and Approximation”

 

 

 

Mar

 

Cadet Fredric Marcinak

First Honor Graduate

History

 

 

“Life Beyond The Citadel”

 

 

 

Sept

 

Dr. David Reilly Education

 

A talk on his international work in the Republic of Georgia

where he ishelping fellow educators make the transition

from Communist to learning-centered models of teaching.

 

 

 

Oct

 

Moderator: 

COL Joseph Trez

 

Panel Discussion: “Terrorism”

Participants:

Dr. Jane Bishop, History - Islamic history

Dr. Gardel Feurtado,  Political Science – Terrorism

COL Joe Trez - Mobilization of troops

Dr. Alix Dardin, Biology - Anthrax and other biological “weapons”

 

 

2002

 

Jan

 

Dr. Graham Solomons

Class of 1955 Chemistry

 

 

Gave an overview of his career path in teaching to the

publishing of a textbook on Organic Chemistry that is

used internationally.  Resides a major part of the year

on a farm in rural Sussex, England.

 

 

 

Feb

 

 

Panel Discussion: “Off-Campus Internships as a Learning                         Experience: Frivolous or Essential?”

Participants:

Alumnus Mr. Fred Whittle, Class of 1980

Mr. Brent Stewart, Career Services,

Dr. Larry Moreland, Political Science and Criminal Justice.

 

 

 

Mar

 

Cadet Matt Belcher

Political Science

Cadet Stephen Foland

History

Cadet Ana Smertina

Business Administration

German(minor)

 

 

Panel discussion on Internships/Research

 

 

Oct

 

Dr. Earl Walker

Dean of Business Administration

 

 

“The factors at work in today’s wacky economy”.

 

 

 

Oct

 

MGEN John S. Grinalds

President of The Citadel

 

 

“Honor and Integrity”

 

 

2003

 

Jan

 

 

Mr. Dana Beach

Dir. of the SC Coastal

Conservation League

 

 

A talk on development and environmental protection issues in the state and region.

 

 

 

Feb

 

BGEN Michael Barrett

History

COL Joe Maupin Senator Ernest Hollings’ office

Mr. Fred Whittle

Class of 1980, retired marine

 

 

Panel Discussion - “Pros and Cons of The Draft”

 

 

Sept

 

Dr. James Hutchisson

English

 

 

“The Charleston Renaissance”

 

 

 

Oct

 

Citadel 2003 Summer

Scholars

 

 

Cadet Garrison Groh, Spanish - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cadet Thomas Rchelski,  - Poland

Cadet Eric Sulser, Business Adminstration - France

Cadet George Taylor, German - Germany

 

 

2004

 

Jan

 

Mr. Raymond Johnson,

Jr., Class of 1955

 

 

“Leadership in Industry”

 

 

 

Feb

 

Dr. Juan Bahk and

Dr. Grant Staley

Modern Languages

 

 

Summer trip with cadets to Spain and Equador

 

 

 

Mar

 

Dr. Gary Nichols

History

 

Overview - book on the life of General Charles P. Summerall, President of The Citadel 1931-1953

 

 

 

Sept 29

 

Dr. Robert Steed and Dr. Larry Moreland

Political Science

 

 

“Effects of the South on the Presidential Elections of 2004"

 

 

 

Oct 27

 

Political parties

 

Forum Discussion with representatives from the three campus political organizations.

The Young Democrats - Cadet Joseph Simpson; Advisor, Dr. Donald Sparks

The Citadel Republican Society - Cadet Adam Basch; Advisor, Dr. Kyle Sinisi

The Citadel Libertarians - Cadet Mark Hocamp; Advisor, Dr. Bill Woolsey.

 

 

2005

 

Jan 26

 

2004 Summer Scholars

 

Cadet Andrew Brooks, German - Berlin and Schwaebisch Hall, Germany

Cadet Jay Dennis - University of Sussex, England

Cadet Olivia Perry-Smith, English/History (minor) - Cambridge University, England

 

 

 

Feb 23

 

Dr. Jane Bishop

History

 

 

A look at “The DaVinci Code” from a historical perspective.

 

 

 

Mar 30

 

Dr. Keith Knapp

History

 

 

A discussion about research with Chinese Archeology

 

 

 

Sept 28

 

Dr. Mark Del Mastro

Modern Languages

 

 

“The Spanish Civil War, Carmen Laforet and Questions of Identity”

 

 

 

Oct 26

 

Dr. Al Gurganus

Cadet Andrew Brooks

Modern Languages

 

 

“Down and Dirty: The Goeksu Archeological Project in Southern Turkey”

 

 

2006

 

Jan 25

 

Dr. Julie Lipovsky

Psychology

 

 

“Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: A new approach to addressing old problems”

 

 

 

Feb 22

 

Mr. Fred Whittle

Class of 1980

 

 

“John C. Calhoun, the Education and Philosophy of a Southern Statesman."

 

 

 

Mar 22

 

2005 Summer Scholars

 

Cadet Zach McKinney - Beijing, China

Cadet Alexander Monte - Madrid and Alicante, Spain and Cambridge, England

Cadet Sarah Williford  –London, England

 

 

 

Sept 27

 

Dr. Juan Bahk

Modern Languages

 

"The Politics of the Reunification in Korean Peninsular."

 

 

 

Oct 25

 

Ms. Jennifer A. Turner English

 

 

"Marriage in Early Twentieth Century British Fiction."

 

2007

 

Jan 31

 

 

Dr. Alix Darden

Biology

 

"The Intersection of Research and Teaching: Creating Conditions that Lead to Change in a Learner's Brain”

 

- 10 year anniversary of "Brown Bag" Symposium Series

 

 

 

Feb 28

 

 

2006 Summer Scholars

 

Cadet Daniel Hervig, Political Science/American Government - Oxford, England

Cadet Jason Russell, Business Administration/Accounting – Ecuador

 

 

 

Mar 21

 

 

Dr. Chuck Groetsch

Dean of School of Science & Mathematics

 

"Smooth or Crunchy?"

Abstract: http://macs.citadel.edu/chenm/tk.dir/abs_Groetsch.doc