Dr. Samuel Gladding presented the 2014 Poteat lecture at Wake Forest University.
The Poteat Lecture Series was established in honor of Hubert McNeill Poteat (’06), professor of Latin and head of the classics department at Wake Forest College for 44 years. The Poteat Lecture Series recognizes and showcases the scholarship accomplishments of Wake Forest college and graduate school faculty. Reynolds Professor of History Paul Escott established the award in 1997 when he served as dean of the college along with then dean of the graduate school Gordon Melson.
Dr. Gladding’s spotlight lecture, and the traditional reception that follows, took place on Monday, April 28th at 4pm, in Kulynych auditorium in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center. The title Of Dr. Gladding’s lecture was “Beyond Active Listening: Creativity, the Arts, and Positive Mental Health.” The slides from the lecture have been posted to Dr. Gladding’s Wake Forest website, and are available here: http://college.wfu.edu/sites/sam-gladding/ Look for the tab labeled ‘Poteat Lecture’ along the left margin.