Monday, March 30

No events scheduled

Tuesday, March 31

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Reflections - Teresa Cabrera, '09
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

11:30 - 12:30 - Lunchbytes
Tredway LIbrary

8:00 PM - Student Recital
Larson Hall, Bergendoff Building of Fine Arts
Various student musicians

Wednesday, April 1

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study "Jesus and the
Kingdom of God"
Chicago Room, College Center
Led by Pastor Priggie, College Chaplain. Bring your lunch if you wish, and a Bible

3:45 - 5:15 PM - Teaching Circle for New Faculty: Integrating Active Learning in the Classroom
Wilson Center

8:00 PM - Augustana Composition Concert
Larson Hall, Bergendoff Building of Fine Arts
Faculty and Student Composers

9:30 PM - Evening Prayer & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

Thursday, April 2

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Teaching Circle for New Faculty: Integrating Active Learning in the Classroom
Old Main 128

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Walk-in Hour with Jeff
116 Founders Hall

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Poetry Reading - Kevin Stein, Poet Laureate of Illinois
Thomas Tredway Library, 2nd Floor


Friday, April 3

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - Sabbatical Reports
Dan Corts: "Please Don't Ask How the Book is Going"
Ian Harrington: "Loose Ends and New Directions"

3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

4:30 PM - Deadline for Jaeke Award Nominations
116 Founders Hall

4:30 - 6:30 PM - Opening Reception, 33rd Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
Augustana College Art Museum
The exhibition continues through April 26

7:00 PM - French Film Festival - "Moliere"
Science Building Auditorium
Free of charge

Saturday, April 4

2:00 PM - Faculty Recital
Wallenberg Hall
Robert Elfline, piano

Sunday, April 5

10:30 AM - Sunday Morning Worship
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall

2:00 PM - Quad City Symphony Orchestra
Centennial Hall

5:00 PM - Sunday Catholic Mass
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall

Volume 6, Issue 24 - March 30, 2009

Faculty News

Dan Corts gave an invited lecture at Illinois State's Behavioral & Brain Sciences symposium titled Metaphor Clusters in Speech Production and Comprehension. Dan drew data from a number of studies to illustrate how the methodological innovations of corpus linguistics and other forms of text-based language research have addressed challenges to computational and experimental fields in the cognitive sciences.

On Friday, March 20th, members of the English department: Kelly Daniels, Dan Rosenberg, and Alicia Rebecca Myers all participated in a reading celebrating the release of Buffalo Carp, Vol. 6. Dan and Alicia have poems in this latest issue, and Kelly's story appeared as an honorable mention in Buffalo Carp's flash-fiction contest. Augie student Nathan McDowell also read at the event from a poem of his, which appeared in the issue as well.

Dan Rosenberg's poems will appear in the next issues of several journals, including Conduit, Spinning Jenny, RHINO, and Bateau. His translations of Slovene poetry by Tomaz Salamun appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of The Iowa Review, and his translation of a poem by Miklavz Komelj is forthcoming in the next issue as well.  Dan's work has appeared online most recently from Conjunctions: http://www.conjunctions.com/webcon/rosenberg08.htm

David Gustafson, adjunct faculty in the Department of Religion, presented a paper on March 20 at the Pietist Influence in Christianity Conference held at Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.  The paper was titled: "Swedish Pietism and American Revivalism: Kindred Spirits in the Evangelical Free Tradition."  In addition, he participated in a roundtable seminar on March 21 on the theme of Scandinavian Pietism, represented by four Swedish-American church traditions including Augustana, Covenant, Free and Baptist.