Friday, 17 May 2013, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Strong 251
Please join us as we celebrate your accomplishments at Missouri State and your future goals!
Please RSVP to: JaneTerry@MissouriState.edu
Previous Events This Spring:
Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 7:00 p.m., guest speaker Eva Mozes Kor
Here's a brief video from Eva Mozes Kor's talk Tuesday night, 26 February, in McDonald Arena: Auschwitz Holocaust Survivor Speaks to Crowded House at MSU (thanks to Ashley Ketz at Missouri State University and for OzarksFirst.com for posting this!) And to hear a radio show with MSU's Nicki Donnelson and Eva Mozes Kor, click here: Eva Mozes Kor Radio Show Part 1 and Eva Mozes Kor Radio Show Part 2.
Monday, 25 March 2013, 5:30 p.m., guest speaker Dr. Steven Ozment
Dr. Steven Ozment, MacLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University, presented a guest lecture on "Art in the Service of Religion and Belief: Cranach's Painting of Luther's Theology" Monday evening. Dr. Ozment is the author of ten books, most recently The Serpent and the Lamb: Cranach, Luther, and the Making of the Reformation, which tells the story of the German Renaissance and Reformation through the lives of two controversial men of the sixteenth century: the artist Lucas Cranach (the Serpent) and the reformer Martin Luther (the Lamb). Their collaborative successes merged art and religion into a revolutionary force that became the Protestant Reformation.
Tuesday, 2 April, 4:00 p.m. in Strong 205, guest speaker Dominiece Hoelyfield
Ms. Dominiece Hoelyfield, Career Resource Specialist from the Missouri State University Career Center, gave a presentation to Religious Studies students on "Wondering what you can do with a degree in Religious Studies?" Ms. Hoelyfield described careers and career paths specificially related to the field and included information on internships that students may pursue during college to facilitate their career goals. She suggested students contact the Career Center to find out more information: 417-836-5636, Carrington Hall 309, http://careercenter.missouristate.edu
Friday and Saturday, 5-6 April, at Drury University: Subverting the Norm II: Can Postmodern Theology Live in the Churches?
Free for faculty and students! Our very own senior instructor Dr. Micki Pulleyking and MSU Religious Studies M.A. alumni Krista Dalton, Matt Gallion, and Darryl Schafer, as well as MSU alumni Hal Brower and Rev. Dr. Phil Snider, will be participating in the panels. Please see http://subvertingthenorm.wordpress.com for more information.
Thursday, 11 April 2013, 1:30-2:45 p.m., Public Affairs Conference panel, "Inclusion, Excellence -- and Religion?"
Monday, 22 April 2013, 7:30 p.m., guest speaker Dr. Darren Grem
Dr. Darren Grem, Assistant Professor of History and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi and the author of the forthcoming Corporate Revivals: A Business History of Born-Again America (which includes a section on Chick-fil-A and Christian capitalism), presented a talk Monday in Carrington 208 on "Of Chicken Sandwiches and the Christian Right: The World of Chick-fil-A." The event was well attended by students and members of the community, nearly filling Carrington Theater. The following day, Dr. Grem presented an informal talk on his current research on the Dust Bowl to Religious Studies graduate students and faculty.
Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 3:30-4:30 p.m., panel with Dr. John Schmalzbauer, Harrison King, and Sarah Riccardi
Dr. John Schmalzbauer, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, along with Graduate Assistants Harrison King and Sarah Riccardi, participated in a panel, "Be Bold, Be Brief, Be Witty, Be Seated: How to Present a Paper at an Academic Conference." The three discussed how to prepare for presenting papers at conferences in the Humanities and students from several disciplines attended the panel.