Monday, April 5

No Classes today

7:00 PM - Swedish Immigration to the Quad Cities
Christina Johansson of the Swenson Swedish Center at Augustana College will speak. The presentation is one of a series of events related to Scott County Reads Together and the residency of John Price, author of Man Killed by Pheasant.
Davenport Main Library, 321 Main Street, Davenport, IA

Tuesday, April 6

Tuesday, April 6th will follow a MONDAY schedule

12:30 - 5:00 - Spring Preview Day
College Center

NO Tuesday Reflection Today

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital:  Janina Ehrlich, cello; Deborah Dakin, viola; Robert Elfline, piano
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, April 7

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.

12:00 PM - Thirty-Fourth Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
The annual juried competition is open to artists working in any media except video, and residing within a 150-mile radius of the Quad Cities
Art Museum (Centennial Hall)

1:30 PM - Augustana Endowment Society
Beth Carvey , historian at the Black Hawk State Historic Site in Rock Island, will speak to the Augustana Endowment Society on "Saunkenuk, Capital of the Sauk Nation in Rock Island"
Westerlin Residence Center, 3200 10 Ave., Rock Island

3:45 PM - Teaching Circle (First-Year Faculty): "Making the Transition to College"
Wilson Center

7:30 PM - "Who Was Black Hawk? Who Are We?
Historian Kerry Trask speaks on the ongoing effects of Black Hawk on the American Identity
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

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

Thursday, April 8

10:30 - 11:20 AM - Convocation:  Dr. Miram Labbok - "Why should I attend a talk about....breastfeeding!?!"
Centennial Hall

12:00 PM - Thirty-Fourth Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
The annual juried competition is open to artists working in any media except video, and residing within a 150-mile radius of the Quad Cities
Art Museum (Centennial Hall)

12:00 PM - Edible Book Festival and Contest
Thomas Tredway Library

7:00 PM - Between the Jigs and the Reels: Traditional Music and Tourism in the West of Ireland
Adam Kaul talks about research in Ireland that has generated his book, "Turning the Tune."
Olin Auditorium

Friday, April 9

12:00 PM - Thirty-Fourth Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
The annual juried competition is open to artists working in any media except video, and residing within a 150-mile radius of the Quad Cities
Art Museum (Centennial Hall)

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations:  "Balancing teaching, scholarship, and service: focus on service" presented by Alli Haskill, Wendy Hilton-Morrow, and Jane Simonsen
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Evald Great Hall

Saturday, April 10

9:30 AM - Henriette C.K. Naeseth and the Reality of Dreams
Ann Boaden speaks to the Rock Island-Moline Branch of the American Association of University Women
Butterworth Center, 1105 8th Street, Moline, IL

10:00 AM - Augie Acres Plant and Plough Celebration
Celebrate spring by gathering together to help plant and enjoy the day at Augie Acres. It's our first annual Augie Acres Plant and Plough Celebration.
2:00 PM - Barbecue
Augie Acres, 6th Avenue & 34th Street, Rock Island

12:00 PM - Thirty-Fourth Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
The annual juried competition is open to artists working in any media except video, and residing within a 150-mile radius of the Quad Cities
Art Museum (Centennial Hall)

Sunday, April 11

8:00 AM - Ascension Singers "tour"
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1310 Shepherd Dr., Naperville, IL

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

12:00 PM - Thirty-Fourth Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
The annual juried competition is open to artists working in any media except video, and residing within a 150-mile radius of the Quad Cities
Art Museum (Centennial Hall)

2:00 PM - Augustana Chamber Singers Spring Matinee
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

4:30 PM - Student Recital - Megan Timmerman, bassoon
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

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

Volume 8, Issue 24 - April 5, 2010

Center for Vocational Reflection

GEIFMAN AWARD FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES 
 THEME: A RESPONSE TO THE HOLOCAUST 
$300 MONETARY AWARD

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


Geifman Lecture

Robert Behr

Survivor of the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp

Monday, April 19, 2010
7:00 PM
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Presentation of the Geifman Prize for Augustana's Annual Student competition: A Response to the Holocaust.  Sponsored by the Geifman Endowment in Judiaca


Coffee and Conversation

coffee and conversationJoin your colleagues again on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. 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 12 oz. 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!