Nyack Scholars Symposium
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
The College of Arts and Sciences was well-represented at this year’s 2010 Nyack Scholars Symposium at the Rockland Campus.
Dr. Vilma Balmaceda (Political Science): What makes a human rights agency effective? The case of the Human Rights Ombudsman in Ecuador and Peru
Dr. James Danaher (Philosophy): Contemplative Prayer: A Theology for the 21st Century
Dr. Stephen Maret (Psychology): Frank Lake’s Mutual Caring: His Final Work
Dr. Lyndell O’Hara (History): Prosperity and Piety in a ‘Respectable Resort’: The Enterprising Women of Ocean Grove NJ, 1870 – 1900
Dr. Larry Poston with Elizabeth Rigotti (Religion): Christian Fiction: Innovative Contextualization or Trojan Horse for Heresy?
Dr. Brad McDuffie (English): The Search for God is Absurd? Phillip K. Dick, Dispensational Theology in Richard Kelly’s Parable of The End Times, “Donnie Darko”
Dr. Fernando Arzola Jr. (Associate Dean), Dr. James Danaher (Philosophy) and Dr. Vilma Balmaceda (Political Science): Served as Responders to Plenary Speaker: Dr. Martin Palouš, United Nations Ambassador to the Czech Republic