Monday, March 22

4:00 - 5:30 PM - LSFY Meeting
Olin 201

7:00 PM - Israel and Iran: A Contemporary Chess Game
Micah Halpern will present the annual Stone Lecture in Judaism
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Tuesday, March 23

10:45 AM - Voice Seminar
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

11:00 AM - Farmer's Market
Barb's pantry will hold a farmer's market with breads, cookies, jellies and jams.
College Center

11:30 -11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflections - Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd Floor

11:30 AM - LunchBytes: Cell phones for academic use
Library

7:00 PM - Kahleen Kennedy Townsend: "Has the Protestant Church Lost its Bearings?"
Larson Hall, Bergendoff Building

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Randall Hall, saxophone
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building


Wednesday, March 24

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Evald Hall

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study:  The Path of Descent
Chicago Room, College Center
Bring your lunch if you wish. Bring your Bible, or there are extras to use.

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

Thursday, March 25

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation: Tim Wise: "Between Barack and  Hard Place: Challenging Racism, Privilege and Denial in the Age of Obama"
Centennial Hall

7:30 PM - "Technology Manias: From Railroads to the Internet and Beyond"
Presented by Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar, Andrew Odlyzko
Science Building, Room 102

Friday, March 26

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations:  Designing a SoTL Project, presented by Jon Clauss and Margaret Farrar
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

4:30 - 6:15 PM - Midwest American Academy of Religion Conference
Evald Hall
7:00 - 9:00 PM - Blue Cat BrewPub Reception

Saturday, March 27

1:30 - 2:30 PM - Midwest American Academy of Religion Conference
Keynote address by Dr. Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago

Science 102
See Announcements for conference details

10:00 AM - Environmental Film Fest
free admission
Olin Auditorium

3:00 PM - Guitarist Guilherme Vincens
Award-winning Brazilian guitarist will play works by Brazilian composers
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 PM - Student Recital - Elise Croner & Becky Weiler, flute
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Sunday, March 28

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

2:00 PM - Celebrating Women in the Arts Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

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

7:30 PM - Bach Vespers, Cantata No. 182, featuring Jessica Aldis, mezzo soprano, Timothy Koll, tenor, Robert Olson, baritone, and the Ascension Singers and Ascension Chapel Chamber Players.  Directed by Michael Zemek
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

 

Volume 8, Issue 23 - March 22, 2010

Center for Vocational Reflection

Stone Lectureship in Judaism
"Israel and Iran: A Contemporary Chess Game"
presented by:
Micah Halpern

Monday, March 22, 2010
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building, 7:00 PM

A well-known social and political commentator, educator, and historian, Micah Halpern will speak on the current foreign relations between Israel and Iran. Halpern is the author of the book What You Need to Know About: Terror (2003) and the founding director of the Jerusalem Center for European Study. In 1997, he was appointed Israel columnist for America Online and writes a weekly syndicated column on foreign affairs, the Middle East, and terror. He is a frequent guest analyst on TV and radio. The endowed Stone Lectureship in Judaism was established in 1983 by family and friends of Dr. and Mrs. Alex B. Stone of Rock Island. The series seeks to increase awareness of Judaism's cultural and historical contributions to the traditions of Western Culture. 


GEIFMAN AWARD FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES 

  THEME: A RESPONSE TO THE HOLOCAUST 
$300 MONETARY AWARD 

All materials must be submitted no later than
April 9, 2010

Submissions may include research papers, essays, plays, poetry, visual art or other creative expression. 

Deadline for submission is Friday April 9th at 1:00 p.m.  Written entries should be submitted electronically to BobHaak@augustana.edu in Microsoft Word format.  Please deliver other works, including visual works, to the Center for Vocational Reflection (First Floor Evald) between 9-4 Monday-Friday. 

This award is made possible by the generosity of
Mr. & Mrs. Morris Geifman.


Coffee and Conversation

coffee and conversationJoin your colleagues again on Wednesday at 9:30am in the Evald Great Hall for weekly Coffee and Conversations.  Talk to your colleagues. Enjoy a hot cup of Starbucks coffee ($1.50 for a 12oz cup of coffee, FREE for the first 10 people).  Indulge in a sweet treat.  Stop by as you are able.  We look forward to seeing you Wednesday!