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Faculty Lecture Series Podcasts

Join the Wesleyan community for the WVWC Faculty Lecture Series fall lineup on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the PAC.  The series of lectures include “Beauty, Terror, Mystery, Consolation: Poetry and the Aesthetics of Environmentalism” with Debra Dean Murphy ’84, associate professor of religious studies, on October 9; “The Primary that Made a President: JFK and the 1960 West Virginia Primary” with Dr. Robert Rupp, professor of history and political science, on November 13; and “White Lung: The Opioid Crisis in West Virginia” with Travis Zimmerman, assistant professor of criminal justice, on December 11.

If you can’t make it to a Lecture Series event or would like to hear the program again, podcasts will be posted here for you to stream.  The first, Dr. Eric Waggoner’s “The Heartbreak Game:  What Makes a Classic Country Song Classic” can be heard in its entirety below.  For more information about the event, you can read the original article here.