Faculty Life Committee
History of Mellby Lecturers
30th ANNUAL: 2012-13
- Jeanine Grenberg
- Dan Dressen
29th ANNUAL: 2011-12
- Wendell Arneson
- David Van Wylen
28th ANNUAL: 2010-11
- Mike Leming, Sociology, "Praxis Makes Perfect"
- Katherine Tegtmeyer Pak, Asian Studies and Political Science, "Making Citizens: Lessons From Japan"
- Karen Peterson Wilson, Theatre, "Exit Pursued by Ethics"
- Paul Zorn, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, "Analyze This"
26th ANNUAL: 2008-09
- Charles Wilson, Religion, "Inventing Jesus"
- Andrea Een, Music, "Playing by Ear: A Journey fromClassical Violinist to Hardanger Fiddler"
25th ANNUAL: 2007-08
- Robert Entenmann, History and Asian Studies, "The Life and Times of Andreas Ly, Chinese Catholic Priest (1693-1774)"
- Anne Walter, Biology, "Old Questions, New Methods: A Paradigm Shift in How We Think About Cell Membranes and Other Biological Entities"
24th ANNUAL: 2006-07
- Rich DuRocher, English, "Why Milton Matters"
- David Schodt, Economics, "Commodity Connections: Latin America and the United States"
23rd ANNUAL: 2005-06
- Steve Reece, Classics, "Home, Jesus and Bass Fishing in Minnesota"
- Gary Gisselman, Theatre, "Sustainability and the Theatre: Landscape, Intimacy, Sex and Violins"
22nd ANNUAL: 2004-05
- Paul Humke, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, "A Voyager from the Fourth Dimension"
- Jolene Barjasteh, French, "Deceit, Desire, and the Diary: Ergnie de Guerin's Journal"
21st ANNUAL: 2003-04
- David Wee, English, "Sport (Mostly Baseball) in Culture and the Curriculum"
- Amy Kolan, Physics, "The Pleasures of Seeing: making Light of the World Around Us"
20th ANNUAL: 2002-03
- Charles Taliaferro, Philosophy, "A Defense of a Romantic Education: The Role of Feeling in Personal Development"
- L. DeAne Lagerquist, Religion, "The Observations of the Observed: Theological Literacy, the Liberal Arts and Global Perspective"
19th ANNUAL: 2001-02
- Nancy Paddleford, Music, "Ravel and Rice and Beans"
- Edmund Santurri, Religion and Philosophy, "Philosophical Ambiguities in Ostensibly Unambiguous Times: The Moral Evaluation of Terrorism"
18th ANNUAL: 2000-01
- Eric S. Cole, Biology, "Probing Life with Light" and "Science, Mystery and the Art of Inquiry"
- James J. Farrell, History, "It's a Mall World After All"
17th ANNUAL: 1999-2000
- Ed Langerak, Philosophy, "Civil Disagreement"
- Mac Gimse, Art, "Always Learning, Forever Going Home"
16th ANNUAL: 1998-99
- Charles Huff, Psychology, "An Invitation to Psychology"
- Alice Hanson, Music, "Conserve, Conservative, Conservatory: The Place of Music at St. Olaf"
15th ANNUAL: 1997-98
- Eric D. Weitz, History, "The Century of Terror"
- Wendy Allen, French, "Searching for Averroes: Reflections on Language, Culture and Education Incorporating a Global Perspective"
14th ANNUAL: 1996-97
- James M. May, Classics, "Cicero's Ideal Orator and the St. Olaf Graduate: The Tradition Continues"
- Olivia Frey, English, "What is Education For?
13th ANNUAL: 1995-96
- Fred Stoutland, Philosophy, "Philosopy, Science and Other Cultural Activity"
- Martha Wallace, Mathematics, "Learning Teaching and Teaching Learning"
12th ANNUAL: 1994-95
- Anton Armstrong, Music, "How Can I Keep From Singing?"
- Kristina Huber (MacPherson), Library, "Whither the St. Olaf Libraries?"
11th ANNUAL: 1993-94
- J. Patrick Dale, Political Science, "In the Aftermath of the Communist Interlude"
- John Maakestad, Art, "The Excluded and Included in 20th Century Art"
10th ANNUAL: 1992-93
- Valborg Tollefsrud, Nursing, "The Human Science of Caring"
- Gwen Barnes-Karol, Spanish, "Preaching, Politics, and Theater in Counter-Reformation Spain"
9th ANNUAL: 1991-92
- George C. Helling, Sociology, "For Adults Only"
- Kathleen Fishbeck, Biology, "Consider the Soybeans...They Toil Much"
8th ANNUAL: 1990-91
- Robert Jacobel, Physics, "Ice and Climate: A Geophysical Perspective on Global Change"
- Ann Wagner, Dance, "Dance and its Discontents: American Denominational Opposition"
7th ANNUAL: 1989-90
- Robert L. Nichols, history, "Renewing the Spirit"
- Anantanand Rambachan, Religion, "Theological Literacy, A Global Perspective and the Challenges of Religious Pluralism"
6th ANNUAL: 1988-89
- Ted Johnson, Biology, "Out of the Laboratory: Challenges and Dilemmas"
- Carol Holly, English, "Restoring Community to the Canon: A Consideration of Nineteenth-Century American Literature"
5th ANNUAL: 1987-88
- Samiha Sidhom Peterson, Sociology, "The Search of Authenticity in an Interdependent World: The Case of the Middle East"
- Howard Hong, Philosophy, "Three Little Words"
4th ANNUAL: 1986-87
- Albert E. Finholt, Chemistry, "The Inscrutable Face of Science"
- Jo Fraatz (Beld), Political Science, "The Politics of Excellence"
3rd ANNUAL: 1985-86
- Reidar Dittmann, Art and Norwegian, "Turner, Ruskin and the Grand Tour: Switzerland, Italy and the Sublime"
- Devra Westover, Nursing, "Images of Nursing: Fact and Fantasy"
2nd ANNUAL: 1984-85
- Anne H. Groton, Classics, "'Though much is taken, much abides': Classics and the Will to Survive"
- Harold H. Ditmanson, Religion, "Christian Faith and Public Morality"
1st ANNUAL: 1983-84
- Lynn Steen, Mathematics, "1 = 1 + 0" The Invisible Revolution in Modern Mathematics"