The Power & Problematics of Narrative

Stayer Center for Executive Learning and Technology

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

On Display All Day

More Than Words: Wordless Novel inspired fine art printmaking
Prof. Tom Wallestad with Brian Fox, Kelsey Carter, Melanie Weigel, & Drew DeSilva
Stayer Atrium Display

Poster Session: Narratives in Forensic Science
Prof. Diana G. Johnson (advisor) with members of FSA
Ridenour Atrium Display

The Adventures of Evidence Item #1
Prof. Diana G. Johnson with FOS 412 students
Ridenour Atrium Display

Be the Detective: Can You Solve This (Miniature) Crime?
Prof. Diana G. Johnson, Prof. Jessica Little, Dr. Jerry Burns, and Prof. Alan Johnson
Ridenour Atrium Display

9:00 am

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Using Narrative to Understand Psychology
Presenters: Dr. Ciara Kidder & PSY 204 Students
Sadoff Auditorium, Stayer Center

Problematic Narratives of the Holocaust: Poles and Jews during the Second World War
Presenter: Dr. Matthew Szromba
Stayer 205

The Narrative of Consent
Presenter: Dr. Paul Krikau
Stayer 208

A Narrative of How Human Intelligence and Creativity Became Obsolete
Presenter: Stephan Kiszely
Ridenour 104

National Health Care Decision Day   
Panelists: Dr. Cheryl Seelig with Mason Gravelle, Jennica Hefter, Abbie Asendorf, Aleah Willame, Sarah Schultz, Leah Haebig, Julia Kelly, and Samantha Neustifter
Ridenour 115

Genetically Modified Organisms
Presenters: Dr. Jason Kowalski and CHE 302 Students
Ridenour 215

10:00 am

What Were You Wearing and Other Narratives Used to Silence Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Presenters: Dr. Amy Hennings with Grace Howe
Sadoff Auditorium, Stayer Center

Sport Psychology Skills to Combat Negative Thinking
Presenter: Dr. Sean Fitzpatrick
Stayer 205

From Sons of Anarchy to Love in Excess: Navigating Gender & Agency
Presenters: Dr. Carl Kalwaitis, Jovian Scafati, Jaqueline Janik, and Savannah Feiereisen
Stayer 208

Women’s Narratives: A look at iconic women writers and an examination on how their works still speak to us
Presenters: Dr. Jodi Wagner-Angell with ENG 217 Students
Ridenour 104

Would Marian University exist without the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Agnes (CSA)?
Panelists: Dr. Patricia Hernandez with Allison Grosenick, Alyssa Fredock, Hannah Buntrock, Miranda Ramge, Caroline Nelson, Brenda Ordoñez,Valeria Orozco
Ridenour 115

The Narrative of Climate Change
Presenters: Dr. John Hammond and Connor Martin
Ridenour 215

11:00 am

Share Your Spare: A Look at Live Organ Donation
Panelists: Tracy Abler ’09/’17 , Nicole Braatz, Colleen Garvey Piaskowski, Paul Osterholm Sr. ’02/’05, Barbara Tillich, Eric Tillich ’03, Sarah Razner ’15, and Ger Xiong
Sadoff Auditorium, Stayer Center

Horror Stories: Who & What We Are
Presenters: Dr. Joseph Foy and students from ENG/CMG 404 (H)
Stayer 205

Speaking Up & Speaking Out: Telling Your Own Story
Panelists: Dr. Mary Klein with COM 204 (H) students Erin Butzke, Liz Dowling, Kylie Jorgensen, Lillie Lee, Emma Lewandowski, Peyton Loesch, Brenda Ordoñez, Calleigh Rogers, Emily Salm, and Morgan Wasurick
Stayer 208

Who Reads it Anyway?
Presenters: Dr. Patricia Hernandez and the Sabre Voice staff
Ridenour 104

The “Win-Win” of Serving Others from the Serving Perspective
Panelists: Dr. Christine Laurent, Prof. Brenda Stueber, and Connie Millard of the Salvation Army
Ridenour 115

What Does “Organic” Mean, Anyway?
Presenters: Dr. Jason Kowalski with students from CHE 202
Ridenour 215

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Songs That Tell a Story – The Narrative Tradition in Popular Music
Performers: Dr. Jerry Burns & Friends
Ridenour 2nd Floor Lounge

12:00 pm

Break for Lunch – Poster sessions, Interactive exhibits, & sing-a-long with Dr. Jerry Burns

1:00 pm

The Value of Stories
Presenter: Dr. Justin Ponder
Sadoff Auditorium, Stayer Center

Dreaming American: The Immigrants We Are
Presenters: Dr. Shane Boeder and SPA 320 Students
Stayer 205

Timeless Themes of the Romantic and Victorian Eras
Presenters: Dr. Jodi Wagner-Angell and ENG 202 Students
Stayer 208

The Power of Mindful Narrative (Part 1—Chamberlain at Gettysburg)
Presenter: Dr. Ron Connolly
Ridenour 104

Brain Chips and Whole Brain Emulation Could Ensure Football’s Survival (Part I)
Panelists: Prof. James Gray and Business Law students
Ridenour 115

Biblical Narratives in Contemporary Society
Presenters: Dr. Luke Townsend and THE 210 Students
Ridenour 215

2:00 pm

Narratives and Communal Storytelling in Dungeons & Dragons
Panelists: Alex Kurowski, Paul Krikau, Ben Franzke, Kylie Jorgensen
Sadoff Auditorium, Stayer Center

Unorthodox Autobiographies
Panelists: Prof. Christina Kubasta, Stephanie Margelowsky, Connor Martin, Bradey Resulta
Stayer 205

Narrative Medicine: Voicing the Cry of the Flesh (Part I)
Panelists: Dr. David Leichter, Kenji Callahan, McKenna Jensen, Morgan Kies, LeeAnna Radick, McKenna Vande Hey, Danielle Veeser, Caitlyn Verduzco, Hannah Walther, and Wade Weber
Stayer 208

The Power of Mindful Narrative (Part 2—[AAA] Analysis, Assessment and Answers)
Presenter: Dr. Ron Connolly
Ridenour 104

Brain Chips and Whole Brain Emulation Could Ensure Football’s Survival (Part II)
Panelists: Prof. James Gray and Legal Issues in Sport & Recreation Management students
Ridenour 115

Important Facts Behind Four Stories (Part I)
Presenters: Stephan Kiszely, Macey Kniess, Robynn Leverich
Ridenour 215

Speech in Song: Beauty, Artistry, Power
Performers: Prof. David Hein with the Marian Chamber Singers
Dorcas Chapel

3:00 pm

International Views of and from the United States
Presenters: Dr. Cooper Wakefield, Dr. Ya-Fang Cheng, Dr. Lalitha Ramamoorthy, Garry Moise, and Lucy-Ann Maube
Sadoff Auditorium, Stayer Center

Steven Avery: What Really Happened?
Presenter: Prof. Alan Johnson
Stayer 205

Narrative Medicine: Voicing the Cry of the Flesh (Part II)
Panelists: Dr. David Leichter, Kenji Callahan, McKenna Jensen, Morgan Kies, LeeAnna Radick, McKenna Vande Hey, Danielle Veeser, Caitlyn Verduzco, Hannah Walther, and Wade Weber
Stayer 208

The Bitter Side of Consuming Joy
Presenters: Prof. Brenda Stueber with Sam Floyd, Founder and Owner of Operation Coffee
Ridenour 104

Narratives in the Game of Life
Presenter: Dr. Mary Gross
Ridenour 115

Important Facts Behind Four Stories (Part II)
Presenters: Stephan Kiszely, Naomi Lueddeck, Bradey Resulta
Ridenour 215

7:00 pm

Evening Event

Moves: the Marian University Student Animation Festival & the 2019 Academy Award nominee, Mirai

Limited theatrical screening of the 2019 Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated best animated feature film, Mirai. The event will premiere original animated shorts by ART 407: Computer Animation students Keegan Berry, Brian Fox, Adrian Gonzalez, Alonna Heller, Joseph Masteller, Alexandra Meidl, Leonardo D. Panelo, and Allison Ward. Professor Tom Wallestad will host this film as a part of the Movies with Meaning series.

Sadoff Auditorium, Stayer Center