Tuesdays at 11 a.m.
(Additional events will be added to this page as they are approved throughout the semester)
|August||27||Founders||10:45 a.m. - Opening Convocation: Lorene Cary, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing,
University of Pennsylvania
"What Colors are Yours—So Far?"
|10||Founders||President's Forum: Dr. James Harder|
|17||Founders||Judge Randall Basinger, Putnam County Court of Common Pleas
"The U.S. Constitution and Current Issues Before the Supreme Court"
|24||Founders||11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Cross-cultural Presentations
(students may receive credit for both events)
|October||1||Founders||Dr. Perry Bush, Professor of History, Bluffton University
"Race and Ethnicity at Bluffton"
|15||Founders||Keeney Peace Lecture: Natasha Tretheway, United States Poet Laureate
"On Poetry and History"
|22||Founders||Guy Jones, Co-Founder of Miami Valley Council for Native Americans
"Who Said I'm an Indian?"
|29||Founders||Marion Blumenthal Lazan, Holocaust Survivor
"Four Perfect Pebbles - My Holocaust Story: A Message of Perseverance, Determination, Faith, and Hope"
|November||5||Founders||Julia Shearson, Executive Director, Cleveland Chapter of Council on American-Islamic
Relations - Ohio
"Being Muslim in Post 9/11 America"
|12||Founders||Spiritual Life Week Forum: Justin Romine, Director, Keystone Project
"Proving God's Will"
|19||Founders||Dr. William Irvine, Professor of Philosophy, Wright State University
"On Becoming an Insult Pacifist"
|26||Yoder||Sister Paulette Schroeder, Sisters of Saint Francis
"Making Peace from Pandora to Palestine"
|December||3||Yoder||Christmas Festival: Bluffton University Music Department|
Expect arts events to last 1.5 - 2 hours. To receive credit, you must attend the entire event.
|September||19||7:30 p.m.||Founders Hall||Artist series: The Golden Dragon Acrobats*|
|October||10||7:30 p.m.||Yoder Recital Hall||Artist series: Hyperion Knight, pianist*|
|November||3||2:30 p.m.||Yoder Recital Hall||Fall Concert: University Chorale & Jazz Band|
|7||7:30 p.m.||Ramseyer Auditorium||Fall Play: Well by Lisa Kron|
|8||7:30 p.m.||Ramseyer Auditorium||Fall Play: Well by Lisa Kron|
|9||7:30 p.m.||Ramseyer Auditorium||Fall Play: Well by Lisa Kron|
|10||2:30 p.m.||Ramseyer Auditorium||Fall Play: Well by Lisa Kron|
|16||7 p.m.||Yoder Recital Hall||Fall Concert: Gospel Choir|
|25||7:30 p.m.||Yoder Recital Hall||Concert Band: A Holiday Celebration|
|December||6||7:30 p.m.||Yoder Recital Hall||Christmas Concert|
|8||4 p.m.||Founders Hall||Handel's Messiah|
*Seating is limited. Tickets are required for Artist Series, Christmas Choral Festival and May Day musical.
Reserve/purchase your tickets online.
4 p.m., Stutzman Lecture Hall, Centennial Hall
|September||6||Gayle Trollinger (sabbatical report): "Professional Development Schools: Best Practice for School/University Collaboration"|
|20||Alex Sider (Yoder Scholar in Bible and Religion Lecture): "The Ethics of Doing History for Theology"|
|October||11||Rudi Kauffman (BURC report): "Counting the Cost: Analyzing the Humanitarian Impacts of Just War-making"|
|18||Gerald Mast (sabbatical report): "Plain Communication in a Digital Age: The Case of the Old German Baptist Brethren"|
|November||8||Martina Cucchiara (BURC report): "Separation of Integration? Catholics in Nazi Germany, 1933-1945"|
|22||Rebecca Janzen (dissertation report): "Luke's Gospel in Mexico: Vicente Leñero's Gospel of Lucas Gavilán"|
|September||26||7 p.m.||Yoder Recital Hall||"Call me Crazy" flilm & discussion*|
|October||22||6 p.m.||Stutzman Lecture Hall||Take Back the Night*|
|November||10||3 p.m.||Kreider Room||Networking event with alumni*|
|11||9:30 p.m.||Stutzman Lecture Hall||Pieces of Us*|
|13||9:21 p.m.||Stutzman Lecture Hall||Alcohol: Who, What, When, Where, Why?*|
|14||2:30 p.m.||Kreider Room||Best Picture Books of 2013 with Floyd C. Dickman*|
|14||4 p.m.||Kreider Room||Best Picture Books of 2013 with Floyd C. Dickman*|
|14||4 p.m.||Musselman Library Reading Room||Becca J.R. Lachman poetry reading*|
|14||7 p.m.||Kreider Room||Around the World in 60 Minutes*|
|20||6 p.m.||Kreider Room||Safe Zone Training*|
|20||8 p.m.||Ramseyer Auditorium||Catholic Dialogue Q&A*|
|21||4 p.m.||Musselman Library Reading Room||"Songs from an Empty Cage," program & reception honoring Jeff Gundy*|
|21||9 p.m.||Ramseyer Auditorium||Anabaptist Bestiary Project concert|
* free for Bluffton University students
This list will be updated regularly with new events
Bluffton University students, faculty, or staff who wish to propose an additional event for arts and lecture credit should contact Dr. Lamar Nisly, associate dean of academic affairs. Include in the proposal a brief rationale as to why the event should count for arts and lecture credit. As they are approved, additional events will appear at this site.