The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to provide to our community names and areas of interest of members of our faculty who are willing and eager to offer community talks. (In many cases, honoraria paid to speakers are approprirate; the details of such arrangements are left to be negotiated between the speaker and the leadership of the community group seeking their services.)
Mike Lentz, the science of beer and brewing
Tony Rossi, Plants & insects; evolution and creationism
Ethics - phone (904) 620-1330 or click on the name below for an email address
Fine Arts and Music - phone (904) 620-2961 or click on the name below for an email address
Julie Ingersoll, Religion and American Culture, especially fundamentalism and religion and politics. I speak to community groups about the religious dimensions of current issues from a perspective aimed at fostering understanding of diverse views beyond polarizing talking points, rather than advocacy of particular views or policies. Previous public talks have focused on questions such as: "How did religion play into American’s founding?" "What’s at stake for Creationists in their battle with evolution?" "Does Tax policy have religious dimensions?" "Where did the “Bible Belt” come from?" "What are the religious dimensions to the “tea party'?" "What is the relationship between religion and violence?"
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