DUANE M. VOSKUIL, PhD
Ph.D., University of
Missouri, Columbia, l969. Philosophy. Teaching Fellowships 1966 through
1969. Ph.D. GPA: 3.94.
Dissertation Title: “Whitehead’s Metaphysical Aesthetic,” Arthur
M.A., Emory University,
Atlanta, 1965. Philosophy, English minor. Full fellowship stipend
awarded towards master’s work, 1960. Thesis title: “An Analysis of
the Validity of the Rational Proofs for God’s Existence,” Charles Hartshorne, advisor.
B.F.A., University of
North Dakota, Grand Forks, cum laude, 1977. Visual arts major with
ceramics concentration. GPA: 3.85.
B.A., Hope College,
Holland Michigan, 1960. Double major: Philosophy and English.
Secondary Teaching Certification,
University of Wisconsin--River Falls; Rutgers University, New Brunswick,
1963. Renewed for Life
in North Dakota, 1974.
New School for Behavioral Studies, Center for Teaching and Learning,
University of North Dakota, 1971.
Chair, Department of
Philosophy, University of North Dakota, 1972-1975.
Founder and owner, Voskuil
Violins, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1983 to present. Construction,
repair and rental of violin family instruments.
Founder and President,
Solearth Corp., Bismarck, North Dakota, 1979 to 1989. Passive -solar, earth-shelter
home design and construction.
Co-founder, North Dakota
affiliate of NOCIRC, the National Organization of Circumcision Information
Resource Centers, 1991 to present.
President Elect, Board
of Directors, Dakota West Arts Council, 1991 to 1993.
President, Dakota Academy
for the Arts, 1985 to 1987.
Board of Directors,
Bismarck Art and Galleries Association, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1984
to 1987. Long-range planning and education committees.
President, Board of
Directors and charter organizer for the Storefront Food Coop, Bismarck,
North Dakota, 1984 to 1988.
Director, Dakota West
Fine Arts Center, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1982-1983.
“Disassembling the Mantra: Part/Whole Equivocation in the Category of the Ultimate.” Process Studies, 2001.
God and Metaphysics: How the
Cosmically Inclusive Personal Nexus and World
of Palmyre M.F. Oomen’s Recent Essays in Process Studies.” Process Studies
28/1-2, Spring-Summer 1999.
and the Unsurpassable: A Gender-Conscious, Process Introduction
to Philosophy, An Introduction to Philosophy textbook.
Genetic Cosmology to Genital Cosmetics: Origin Theories of the
Righting Rites of Male Circumcision,” Circumcision,
a Virtual Journal, 1997, or
the Goddess to God,” The
Compleat Mother: The Magazine of Pregnancy, Birth and
God Is Not Free Not to Love,” Dialog, 1977.
“The Logic of Death,” Dialog,
Aims and Education,” Dacotah
Meaning’s Theistic Implications,” Dialog, 1975.
Ideas in T. S. Eliot’s ‘Four Quartets’,” North Dakota Quarterly, 1972.
and Hume on Personal Identity,” Dianoia, 1969.
Relation of Transmutation and Omniscience in Whitehead’s Cosmology,” Dianoia,
Country, 1975, poem.
Ipsa,” Dianoia, 1968,
Nighthawk,” a short story about operating a pea-cutter, and poem, “Unnamed,”
“Epimetheus,” poem, Opus,
Deep,” poem, Opus, 1958.
the Violin Fingerboard Material,” Catgut
Acoustical Society Journal, 1995.
Improved Violin Plate Bending Jig,” Catgut Acoustical Society Journal, 1994.
“Mode tuning for the violin maker,” Catgut Acoustical Society Journal, Nov. l993, with Carleen Hutchins. Online at: http://www.catgutacoustical.org/research/articles/modetune/
I Hate Women?” The Compleat Mother: The Magazine of Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding, Fall
1992. Psychological and philosophical reflections on the effect
of patriarchy and its negative
Art,” North Dakota Arts
and Crafts Council Bulletin, 1976.
“Education or Miseducation,” Saturday Review, 12/16/67, letter.
Professor, Philosophy Department, University of North Dakota, 1969-1977.
Department Chair, 1972-1975.
in theology/philosophy, University of Mary, 1989-1992.
Philosophy Department, University of Missouri, 1966-1969.
Bismarck High School, 2003-2004.
Teacher, Various subjects: English, Art, Math, Industrial Arts,
Bismarck Public Schools, 1982-1983.
Arts, 1977-1981, Sauk Prairie Schools, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin.
and German, 1965-1966, Cameron, Wisconsin.
with Forensics, 1963-1964, Spring Valley, Wisconsin.
Art, English, Science, Physical Education, 1960-1961, Wyanet, Illinois.
Plains Institute of Theology (Western North Dakota):
1986 to 1993. (The Logic of Worship--Theology and Process Philosophy).
to Philosophy, Introduction to Ethics, Logic, History of Philosophy,
Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Religion, Aesthetics, Metaphysics,
Epistemology, Independent Studies, Environmental Ethics, Feminist
UND Honors Colloquia:
Alfred North Whitehead, Introduction to Philosophy.
literary and artistic topics.
Dissertation and Thesis
Secondary Courses Taught:
English, German, visual arts, mathematics, general science.
Origin of Its Cosmetic Necessity.” Part of a panel on Genital Integrity
a General Theory of Violin Eigenmode Tuning.” International Symposium
on Musical Acoustics 1998. Leavenworth, Washington, 1998.
Ritual Genital Mutilation: Cultural Bias and Legal Remedies.” Presentation
Genetic Cosmology to Genital Cosmetics: Origin Theories of the Righting
Rites of Male
Ontological Argument: What Anselm Did and Did Not Establish, or So
That is What a
with Chinese philosophers at eight Chinese universities in Beijing,
Wuhan and Shanghai, 1993.
and Shanghai, 1993.
“Sexual Abuse Begins with Routine
Infant Circumcision,” at the North Dakota Alliance for
original poetry at North Dakota’s Centennial celebration, 1989.
Metaphysical Logic of Quant(um)ization and Its Suggestiveness for
Scientific Conceptualization,” at the Minnesota-Dakota’s Academy
of Science Convention, Fargo,
Conceptualization,” at the Minnesota-Dakota’s Academy
of Science Convention, Fargo,
View of Personal Identity and God’s Relationship to the World.” A
“The Logic of
Death.” A paper given at the Spring Conference on Religion, Luther
Metaphysical Foundations of Aesthetic Judgment.” Presentation at
a Fine Arts Seminar, University of North Dakota, 1975 and 1977.
Environmental Ethic.” Lecture at the American Audubon Society, Grand
Forks, North Dakota, 1972.
on various topics on aesthetics, science and theology at Unitarian
Fellowships, Bismarck, Fargo and Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1973
Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Violin
Testing Procedures: A Laboratory Manual.
Art and Science of Solearth Construction.
Verbals Can Make Sense: A New Analysis of the Logic of Verbals and Intra-ordination.
Metaphysics, Quanta and the Conservation Laws: An Essay on the Foundation
for annual visual arts exhibit, “Festival of the Arts,” Bismarck,
of Wisconsin, Baraboo: “Annual Area Art Instructor’s Exhibit,” ceramics,
sculpture, jewelry, 1979
North Dakota Traveling Art Exhibition, “Menhir,” Mixed-media sculpture,
of ND Art Gallery, Grand Forks: Sculpture,
ceramics, prints, 1976.
Hartshorne, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas,
Mullins, Former Professor of Philosophy, University of North Dakota,
Grand Forks, retired.
Jon Martinson, Former Dean of University Parallel, Bismarck State College, Bismarck, North Dakota.
Miller, Chairman, Ceramics Department, University of ND, Grand Forks.
McElroy, Former Associate Art Professor and Chair of the Department
of Visual Arts,
M Hutchins, Executive Director of The New Violin Family,
Former Executive Director of the international Catgut Acoustical
Manulik, Principal Violist, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Suzuki instructor
and owner of Tertis
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