Marla Morris, Ph.D., professor of curriculum studies in Georgia Southern University’s College of Education took the stage of the University’s Performing Arts Center to present “Educating the Inner Ear.” Introduced by Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading Chair Kent Rittschof, Ph.D., Morris opens by reading an excerpt from her most recent book Curriculum Studies Guidebooks: Volume 2 Concepts and Theoretical Frameworks. Once completing the lecture, Morris performs an original composition titled “Sound Colors.”
Marla is Professor of Curriculum, Foundations & Reading, in the College of Education, Statesboro Campus, Georgia Southern University, GA, USA. She studied philosophy at Tulane University, religious studies at Loyola University, New Orleans and Education at Louisiana State University. Her main interests are postmodern philosophy, psychoanalysis, curriculum studies and systematic theology. She has published papers on Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida, Michel Serres, Simone de Beauvoir, drawing extensively on the work of Gaston Bachelard and Donna Haraway. Marla has also worked in Holocaust studies, trauma studies, medical humanities and chaplaincy.