Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Lecture Series

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The Fall 2012 Lecture Series is presented in conjunction with the museum's current exhibition, Burden of Proof: National Identity and the Legacy of War, an exhibition inspired by the campus-wide reading of Tim O'Brien's book The Things They Carried.


October 3: Violence, War and Culture: One Soldier’s View
Jef Palframan, ’13, President of the OU Circle of ODK, President of the Oglethorpe Veterans’ Club

October 10: Conflict, Image and Meaning: The Reception of Commemorative Artworks and the Aesthetics of War
Frank C. Martin, II, Art History Scholar with the University of South Carolina with commentary by artist Sheila Pree Bright

October 24: Burden of Proof: Cultural Diversity and the Global Museum View
Elizabeth H. Peterson, Director of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

November 7: Healing the Traumas of War
David Tharp, M.D., Vietnam Veteran, War Correspondent & Journalist

November 14:
Dioxin Debates: On the Downstream Biological Effects of Agent Orange
Karen L. Schmeichel, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Biology, Natural Sciences Division, Oglethorpe University

December 5: Sum & Parts: Documenting the Anatomy of War
Artist Talk: Keisha Luce, Documentary Sculpture & Kirk Torregrossa, Photography


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