Dante Seminar: “Spotlight on Pioneering Latino Scholar and Activist Ernesto Galarza”

Julie Leininger Pycior, Ph.D., opened up this semester’s first Dante Seminar with a discussion on her research on Ernesto Galarza, a Mexican-American activist who fought for workers’ rights throughout his lifetime. Rocco Marinaccio, Ph.D., introduced Pycior as leading a “special Dante Seminar for Latino Heritage Month,” to start off a “really great line-up” of discussions to be held later this year. Pycior’s work on Galarza … Continue reading Dante Seminar: “Spotlight on Pioneering Latino Scholar and Activist Ernesto Galarza”

Professor Kelly Marin Provides Insight into Parent and Child Relations at Dante Seminar

STAFF WRITER: CARA LEDWIDGE Professors of the Arts Department met once again at the Dante Seminar led by psychology professor, Dr. Kelly Marin, concerning parental memory sharing. On March 13, after a few hor d’oeuvres and glasses of wine, professors sat down at around 4:45 p.m. to listen to Marin discuss a study she has been a part of over the past six months. Dr. Rocco Marinaccio began … Continue reading Professor Kelly Marin Provides Insight into Parent and Child Relations at Dante Seminar

Dr. Toth Sheds Light on Psychological Thriller, “Memento” at Dante’s Seminar

BY: CARA LEDWIDGE Seminars typically involve a discussion by students led by a professor, but on Thursday afternoon, Dr. Meg Toth led the Dante’s Seminar with an audience of almost all professors. The Dante’s Seminar is a tradition within the School of Arts that involves a professor presenting on a topic that they have been researching and feel very strong about in hopes of hearing the opinions and seeking the … Continue reading Dr. Toth Sheds Light on Psychological Thriller, “Memento” at Dante’s Seminar