Marla Morris, Georgia Southern University2006
Georgia Southern University faculty member Marla B. Morris authored Jewish Intellectuals and the University.
Book Summary: Marla Morris explores Jewish intellectuals in society and in the university using psychoanalytic theory. Morris examines Otherness as experienced by Jewish intellectuals who grapple with anti-Semitism within the halls of academia. She claims that academia breeds uncertainty and chaos.
Marla Morris, Georgia Southern University and John A. Weaver, Georgia Southern University5-22-2002
Georgia Southern University faculty members Marla B. Morris and John A. Weaver co-edited Difficult Memories: Talk in a (Post) Holocaust Era.
Book Summary: Difficult Memories: Talk in a (Post) Holocaust Era attempts a difficult cross-cultural discussion. These scholars agree that the Holocaust is not just in the past – it is with us in memory. Professors and students alike – whether European, American, or Canadian, or whether Holocaust survivors – second or third generation Jews «after» the event are affected/effected by this haunting memory. Here scholars attempt to grapple with trauma, horror, anti-Semitism, hatred, murder, guilt, mourning, and anger – ... Read more
Joy as a Metaphor of Convergence: A Phenomenological and Aesthetic Investigation of Social and Educational Change
Delores D. Liston, Georgia Southern University10-1-2001
Georgia Southern faculty member Delores D. Liston authored Joy as a Metaphor of Convergence: A Phenomenological and Aesthetic Investigation of Social and Educational Change.
Book Summary: Discusses a major purpose of education - the development of the capacity to interpret experience within a moral and spiritual framework. The metaphor of Joy enables the author to integrate themes of preciousness and meaning of life with processes that facilitate the quest for personal meaning.
Marla Morris, Georgia Southern University3-1-2001
Georgia Southern University faculty member Marla B. Morris authored Curriculum and the Holocaust: Competing Sites of Memory and Representation.
Book Summary: In this book, Morris explores the intersection of curriculum studies, Holocaust studies, and psychoanalysis, using the Holocaust to raise issues of memory and representation. Arguing that memory is the larger category under which history is subsumed, she examines the ways in which the Holocaust is represented in texts written by historians and by novelists. For both, psychological transference, repression, denial, projection, and reversal contribute heavily to shaping personal memories, and may therefore determine the ways in which they construct ... Read more
John A. Weaver, Georgia Southern University; Marla Morris, Georgia Southern University; and Peter M. Appelbaum, William Paterson University10-1-2001
Georgia Southern University faculty members Marla B. Morris and John A. Weaver co-edited (Post) Modern Science (Education): Propositions and Alternative Paths alongside non-faculty member, Peter M. Appelbaum.
Book Summary: These original essays offer new perspectives for science educators, curriculum theorists, and cultural critics on science education, French post-structural thought, and the science debates. Included in this book are chapters on the work of Bruno Latour, Michel Serres, and Jean Baudrillard, plus chapters on postmodern approaches to science education and critiques of modern scientific assumptions in curriculum development.
Mengert Fitz; Kathleen Casey; Delores D. Liston, Georgia Southern University; David Purpel; and H. Svi Shapiro8-31-1994
Georgia Southern faculty member Delores D. Liston co-authored The Institution of Education alongside non-faculty members, Mengert Fritz, Kathleen Casey, David Purpel, and H. Svi Shapiro.