Monday, September 12
4:00 p.m. Katz-Harrris. LS 111 faculty meeting.
7:00 p.m. Olin Auditorium
Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire
As part of “The September Project,” a “grassroots effort to encourage public events on freedom, democracy, and citizenship in libraries on or around September 11,” Tredway Library is sponsoring a showing of the film Hijacking Catastrophe. The film is 64 minutes long. Find out more.
Tuesday, September 13
11:30 a.m. Ascension Chapel
Thursday, September 15
10:30 a.m., Olin Auditorium
Convocation - "The 9/11 Commission: A Look Behind the Scenes," Erin Smith
Smith will address the findings of the 9/11 Report, give a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the 9/11 Commission and discuss what has been accomplished as a result of the report as well as future plans. Erin Smith is the senior assistant to the president of the 9/11 Discourse Project. A graduate of Truman State University, she speaks nationalyl to students about 9/11 at the request of Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, chair and vice chair of the 9/11 Commission. In college, where she was twice honored as the most influential student on campus, Smith earned a B.S. in political science, worked for a summer as a research assistant at Harvard and was named one of Glamour magazine's Top Twelve College Women in the United States. A national Truman Scholar and a 2002 fellow of the Institute for Political Service, Smith worked for Fleishman Hillard's international headquarters in St. Louis before moving to Washington, D.C.
Friday, September 16
4:00 p.m., Wilson Center(refreshments at 3:30)
Friday Conversations - Stanley Arnold (Northern Illinois University)
All faculty are invited to come by the Wilson Center Friday for a talk by Stanley Arnold of Northern Illinois University. Dr. Arnold will speak on his research on race and sports. Dr. Arnold has worked as an archivist and the education director of an historical museum, and he has also worked on the film Du Bois: a Life in Four Voices, produced by the award-winning film maker Louis Massiah. He recently had an article in The Journal of Sport History, and he is currently working on a book-length study, Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and the Politics of Race, 1930-1970. Dr. Arnold's visit is sponsored by the History Department.
Sunday, September 18
7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall
Opera Highlights Concert - City Opera Company of the Quad Cities
Tickets are $20 per person. One child (age 16 and under) ticket free with the purchase of a corresponding adult ticket. Tickets are available from the Augustana Ticket Office, room 64 in Bergendoff, 7306.