Dr. William Day

Associate Professor of Philosophy.
B.A., St. John's College
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.
William Day writes on aesthetics and the problem of philosophy's address to society, concentrating on the work of Wittgenstein, Emerson, Strauss, and more recently Confucius.  He contributed to and is coeditor (with Victor J. Krebs) of Seeing Wittgenstein Anew: New Essays on Aspect-Seeing (Cambridge, forthcoming in 2008).  Other publications include articles and book chapters on jazz and on film.  He teaches courses in the philosophy of art, American philosophy, theory of knowledge, and the philosophy of language, as well as in the Core and Integral Honors curriculums. When attending meetings of the American Society for Aesthetics he transmogrifies into the pianist for their resident jazz group Aesthetic Attitude.
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Dr. Phillip Novak

Director of the Film Program
Associate Chair
Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Colorado
M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Phillip Novak is an Associate Professor in the English department and director of the film program at Le Moyne.  His fields of specialization are twentieth- and twenty first-century American literature and culture, narrative and narrative theory, and film.  He has published work on novelists William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, and Walter Mosley, on director Roman Polanski, and on the movie musical.

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Mr. Michael Streissguth

Associate Professor of English
Director of Communication Program
B.A., Indiana University at Pennsylvania
M.A., Purdue University

Mike Streissguth teaches courses in mass media, documentary film, magazine writing, and representations of the media in film.  He is a music journalist whose books include Johnny Cash: The Biography (2007), Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison: The Making of a Masterpiece (2005), Voices of the Country: Interviews with Classic Country Performers (2004), Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Reader (2002), Like a Moth to a Flame: The Jim Reeves Story (1998), and Eddie Arnold: Pioneer of the Nashville Sound (1997).  He is also the writer of the documentary film Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison (2008).

Office:  Reilly Hall  Room 310  
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