In March, several activities will take place as part of the Power of Play series, organized by Matthew Stolick, Ph.D., as the 2011-2012 Richard E. Wilkin Chair of the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Findlay.
Stolick, professor of philosophy, is devoting this year to an interdisciplinary exploration of a single topic – The Power of Play: Essential to Human Being. For more information, contact Stolick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the Endly Room of the Alumni Memorial Union, faculty members of the College of Education will lead a panel discussion: “Play and Western Civilization.” Panel members include Kim Forget, Ph.D., Missy Recker and Alvin Trusty.
At 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the Endly Room of the Alumni Memorial Union, Donald Stansloski, R.Ph., Ph.D., dean of the College of Pharmacy, will present “Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll: The Role of Pharmacy in Various Versions of Play.” This presentation will look at the roles played by various medications in the ways people played, and defined play, especially since 1960. Drugs of abuse, antibiotics and those drugs used for birth control will be featured. The program will focus on the process that led to the development of those medications and the impact they have had on society in general and play in particular.