Monday Musings

Upcoming Events

About the Series

Highlighting Accomplishments

Hosted by the Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement, each Musings is a series of late afternoon presentations by faculty members or students who have recently made a remarkable accomplishment in their academic fields and would like to share the experience with the Denison community. Musings is open to all members of the Denison community. Refreshments are served.

Reservations can be made by contacting Cookie Sunkle

Series Archives

2017 - 2018

Garrett Jacobsen, associate professor of classical studies, presents a Monday Musings talk titled "Tales from Ovid."

Professor Chris Westover presents a Monday Musings talk titled "Embracing the Variant: The Curious Case of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony."

Professors Harry Heft and Mitchell Snay presents a Monday Musings talk titled "A Stroll with William James, American Philosopher and Psychologist."

Monday Musings: ‘From Gregorian Chant to Sore Knees’ (102530)

Professor Anthony Lisska presents a Monday Musings talk titled "From Gregorian Chant to Sore Knees: The Story of a Pre-Vatican Monk!"

Professors May Mei and Sam Cowling present a Monday Musings talk titled "Ways to Worry About Mathematical Explanation."

Monday Musings: ‘1917 and the Autumn of the Great War’ (102043)

Catherine Dollard, associate provost and associate professor of history, presents a Monday Musings talk titled "1917 and the Autumn of the Great War."

Monday Musings Talk: ‘Can a Novel Be A Fugue?’ (101754)

Professor Margot Singer, author of "Underground Fugue," presents a Monday Musings talk titled "Can A Novel Be A Fugue?"

2016 - 2017

Monday Musings Talk: ‘Golfers, Indians and UNESCO’ (90763)

Dick Shiels, visiting assistant professor of religion, presents "Golfers, Indians and UNESCO: World Class Earthworks in Central Ohio."

Monday Musings Talk: Biology and Poetry (88265)

Denison faculty member Andy McCall gives a Monday Musings talk about his experiences with poetry and biology.

‘Doing Political Economy in a Turbulent Society’ (87933)

Professor Sohrab Behdad gives a Monday Musings Talk titled "Doing Political Economy in a Turbulent Society: A Personal Narrative."