DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College’s 2010-11 “Dialoguing in Defiance” series features an eclectic mixture of art, lectures, and film. All presentations will be held at 4 p.m. in the Buchman Board Room, Serrick Campus Center. Dialoging in Defiance is supported by the Office of Academic Affairs. The series begins Wednesday, Sept. 15, with Dr. Debbie Dalke, professor of psychology, presenting on “The Role of Unconscious Processing in Racism and Other Behaviors.”
Other lecture presentations include Doug Fiely, Associate Professor of Art, discussing “The Fight and Urge to Create and Where It Comes From” on Oct. 20; Stefan Hall, assistant professor of communication and media studies, looking at “Mario and Murder: Video Games and Violence in American Culture” on Feb. 16; and Jerri Courtney, English instructor, thinking about “Politely Correct: The Emotional Power of Words” on March 16.
In addition to the presentations, a film series will focus on foreign films from Europe and Asia.
“Ong Bak 2” (Thailand) kicks off the film series on Sept. 29 and is following by “El Orfanato/The Orphanage” (Spain) on Oct. 27, “Tokyo Godfathers” (Japan) on Feb. 9, and “Artemisia” (France) on March 23.
All films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. in Schomburg Auditorium on the campus of Defiance College. The film series is sponsored by Defiance College’s First-Year Experience, the Student Life Office, and the Arts and Humanities Division.
The lecture and film series are free and open to the public.
Off-campus cultural events featured during the 2010-11 year include “On the Road with Van Gogh,” a trip to the Art Institute of Chicago on Oct.2, sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Division. On March 26, the Division will sponsor a trip to the Animarathon at Bowling Green State University, an annual anime convention hosted by the BGSU Anime Club.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
September 9, 2010