Arts & Lectures Events

 Spring 2015

FORUM
Tuesdays at 11 a.m.
Founders Hall (unless otherwise noted)

Month 

Date   

Title

January

 6

“Ebola and Fear: A Public Health Perspective” – Dr. Ross Kauffman

 

 13

“Planting Seeds of Faithfulness: Why Christian Liberal Arts Education (Still) Matters” –Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman

 

 20

“The ‘Moral Courage’ Needed to Live Nonviolently” –Paulette Schroeder

 

 27

“Lies My Teacher Told Me and How to See Through Them” –Dr. James Loewen

 February

 3

“The Professor as Peacemaker: C. Henry Smith and the Mennonite Intellectual Tradition, 1920-48” –Dr. Perry Bush

 

 10

"Semester Off-Campus Presentations"
11 a.m. Gautemala and 7 p.m. Washington D.C and Ireland
The 7 p.m. Forum will be in Yoder Recital Hall
(students may receive credit for attending both sessions)

 

 17

“Student Senate Presidential Debate”

 

 24

“Inspiring Commitment to Social Issues Through Theatre Education” –Dr. Jo Beth Gonzalez

 March

 10

“Advocacy and Service: They Both Go Well Together” –Gayle Channing Tenenbaum

 

 17

“Sabbath-The Still and Isolated Road to Active Unity in Christ” –Justin McRoberts

 

 24

Civic Engagement Day Forum
“Living and Learning in the Contact Zone” –Kathryn Spike

 

 31

“Men, Women, and the Stories We Tell About ‘US’” –Dr. Cheri Larson Hoeckley

 April

 7

“Pacifist Battlegrounds: Sexual Diversity and the Politics of Belonging in the Mennonite Church USA” –Stephanie Krehbiel
Yoder Recital Hall

 

 14

Athletic Awards Forum
“I U WE: The Independence of Athletics and Academics” –Dr. Jim Burson
Yoder Recital Hall

 

 21

Academic Awards Forum
Yoder Recital Hall

 

ARTS EVENTS

Unless otherwise noted, events  will take place in Yoder Recital Hall.
Expect arts events to last 1.5 - 2 hours To receive credit, you must attend the entire event.

 Month

 Date

 Time

 Event

January 29 7:30 p.m. Artist series: Cantus**
February

March
15
22
15
2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
Winter Instrumental Concert
Masterworks Concert
Camerata Home Concert

April

29
9
11
17
29
30
1
2

2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
TBD
7:30 p.m.
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD

Spring Instrumental Concert
Artist series: Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, Founders Hall**
Gospel Choir Concert
Pops Concert
May Day Musical**
May Day Musical**
May Day Musical**
May Day Musical**


**Seating is limited. Tickets are required for Artist Series, Christmas Choral and May Day musical.
Reserve/purchase your tickets online.

For events with multiple performances, Arts & Lecture credit will only be  granted for attendance at one performance.


FRIDAY COLLOQUIA 

4 p.m., Stutzman Lecture Hall, Centennial Hall

MONTH

DATE

NAME/TITLE

January

 9

Melissa Friesen- “Oppressor, Oppressed, Bystander, Ally: Theatre for Social Change and Identity”

 

 30

Dan Berger- “Burning 350 Gallons of Gas to Learn More about Global Warming”

 February

 13

Heather Bruder- “Leadership within Athletic Departments: Examining Sport Programs’ Success”

 

 27

Matt Friesen- “Parsing the Palate: A Mixed Methods Analysis of the U.S. Food Advocacy Network”

 March

 13

Walt Paquin- “Parsing the Palate: A Mixed Methods Analysis of the U.S. Food Advocacy Network”

 

 27

Lamar Nisly- “Exploring Retooling Ideas, Twentieth-century Literature, and Apophatic Theology” 

 April

 17

Diana Kleman- “The Experience of Elementary Classroom Teachers When Working With Children in Foster Care”

 

  Bluffton University students, faculty, or staff who wish to propose an additional event for arts and lecture credit should contact Lamar Nisly, Ph.D., 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.

ADDITIONAL EVENTS
This list will be updated regularly with new events

Month  Date Time  Event/title Location
January 20 9:30 p.m. Bob's Talk- Ross Kauffman Kreider Room
March 10 9:30 p.m. Spoken Word Poet Kyla Lacey Yoder Recital Hall

 

For events with multiple performances, Arts & Lecture credit will only be granted for attendance at one performance.

* No Arts & Lecture credit will be offered on any other day of the gallery exhibit except for the reception day.  Students must be in the gallery for the artist presentation to receive Arts & Lecture credit.

**Tickets are required and will be available at the door.