Arts & Lectures Events

 Spring 2016

FORUM
Tuesdays at 11 a.m.

Month 

Date   

Title

January

 12

“Liberty and Character: Two Sides of the Same Coin" –Lawrence W. Reed
Founders Hall

 

 19

“Moving Toward Conflict" –Sarah Thompson
Founders Hall

 

 26

“What is Libertarianism, Anyway?" –Julie Burowski
Founders Hall

 February

 2

“Gender and Competition: Discussing and Dealing With Differences" –Kathy DeBoer
Yoder Recital Hall
or
"Covering Conflict at Kansas City 2015" –Margaret Short
Musselman Library Reading Room

 

 9

"Cross-Cultural Presentations"
11 a.m. Guatemala and 7 p.m. Washington D.C, England, and Ireland
The 11a.m Forum will be in Founders Hall.  The 7 p.m. Forum will be in Yoder Recital Hall.
(students may receive credit for attending both sessions)

 

16

"Student Senate Presidential Debate" - Student Senate Presidential Candidates
Founders Hall

 

 23

“We See Them But We Don't Know Them: Mexican Ideas About Mennonites" –Dr. Rebecca Janzen
Founders Hall

 March

 1

“Overcoming Loss: Keys to a Resilient Recovery" –Dr. Sheila Collins
Yoder Recital Hall
or
"Furs, Wedding Dresses, and Plain Coats: Cataloguing the Bluffton University Historic Costume Collection" –Amanda Bartel
Musselman Library Reading Room

 

8

Spring Break, No Forum

 

 15

“Tending the Wild Space: My Journey toward Understanding Sexism and other Oppressions" – Hannah Heinzekehr
Founders Hall

 

 22

"Behind the Lens: Mexican Women Make Movies" –Dr. Ilana Luna
Founders Hall

 

 29

“What Has Shalom to do With White Dominant Culture?" –Drew G. I. Hart, Ph.D.
Founders Hall

 April

 5

“Male and Female God Created Them? Intersex as an Avenue Toward a Theological Critique of Sexual Dimorphism and Gender Complementarianism" –Dr. Alex Sider
Yoder Recital Hall
or
"The 'Beaver Monologues': The Study of Social Work Through Theatre" –Rebecca Juliana
Musselman Library Reading Room

 

 12

"Living and Trusting the Word of God" –Cyneatha Millsaps
Yoder Recital Hall

 

 19

Athletic Awards Forum
Yoder Recital Hall

 

26

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
February 18 7:30 p.m. Artist Series: Anne-Marie McDermott, pianist**
  21 2:30 p.m Winter Instrumental Concert
  28 2:30 p.m. Masterworks Concert
March 17 7:30 p.m. Artist Series: New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players
  20 2:30 p.m. Camerata Home Concert
 April 3 2:30 p.m. Spring Instrumental Concert
  16 7:30 p.m. Artist Series: Raise Choir
  22 7:30 p.m. Pops Concert
May 5-7 7:30 p.m. May Day Musical**

**Seating is limited. Tickets are required for Artist Series, Christmas Choral concert 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

 15

George Lehman- "An Emotional Intelligence Primer"

 

 29

Melissa Friesen- "Classroom, Workshop, Dorm Room: Plays Well with Others."

 February

 12

Matt Friesen- "When did organic become weird?": Hegemonic Framing of Food

 

 26

Alex Sider - "History and Theology: A Major Problem in Mennonites Studies Revisited"

 March

 18

Hamid Rafizadeh- "Looking for the Business world in the Sermon on the Mount.  Did I find it?"

 April

 1

Luke Myers- "Stretching the Neutron: Determination of the electromagnetic Polarizabilities of the Neutron"

 

 15

Peter Terry- "Thoughts on designing a gender and culturally neutral music theory text for Bluffton University" 

 

  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 17 2 p.m. Gallery reception: "Shapeshifters"* Grace Albrecht
Gallery, Sauder 
Visual Arts Center
  18 7 p.m. Ted & Co: Peace, Pies and Profits Yoder Recital Hall

  26 4 p.m. Math Seminar: "Distributive Property Illustrations
from Vedic Mathematics," Don Hooley

Centennial 109
  28 9:30 p.m. Voting: How do I register & where can I get
reliable information?
Kreider Room
February 1 4 p.m. Stephanie Titus - doctoral piano lecture recital

Yoder Recital Hall
  2 4 p.m. Five Minutes of Fame

Musselman Library
  4 1 p.m. Research Fair

Musselman Library
  9 4 p.m. Poetry Reading: Jennifer Moore Reading Room,
Musselman Library
  11 4 p.m. Math Seminar: "A Hydrological Evaluation of
Warsaw, IN Sewer Segments," Ryan Braun

TBA
  15 9:30 p.m. Film, "Don Jon" and discussion Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  17 9:30 p.m. College Student Hook-up Culture

Kreider Room
  18 9:30 p.m. Theory of Love: a closer look at what
builds strong relationships

Centennial 211
  22 7 p.m. Film, "Ghost Town: Hebron, the Story" and 
discussion

Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  23 4 p.m. Math Seminar: Chris Leuthold Centennial 109

  24 9:30 p.m. Spiritual Songs

Yoder Recital Hall
  28 2 p.m. Senior exhibition gallery reception: Beth Ross,
Jenny Brown and Abby Graber
Grace Albrecht
Gallery, Sauder 
Visual Arts Center
  29 6:30 p.m. Employer showcase Kreider Room

March 1 7 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Health speaker

Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  2 9:30 p.m. Flim, "Inside Out" and discussion

Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  19 7:30 p.m. Lima Symphony Orchestra Young Artist 
Competition Finalist concert

Yoder Recital Hall
  21 6:30 p.m. Film, "Danzón" and discussion Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  22 4 p.m. Celebration of Women's Voices Reading Room,
Musselman Library
April 2 2:30 p.m. Senior Recital: Renee Kindle

Yoder Recital Hall
  5 7 p.m. C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

Yoder Recital Hall
  6 8 p.m. "The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and 
Why We Like to Watch" - Jonathan Gottschall

Yoder Recital Hall
  8 7:30 p.m. Beaver Monologues

Ramseyer
Auditorium
  9 2:30 p.m. Senior Recital: Brittney Ries Yoder Recital Hall

  9 7:30 p.m. Beaver Monologues Ramseyer 
Auditorium
  11 6:30 p.m. Christian Values Community Task Force
Presentation: Foster Care System
Reading Room,
Musselman Library

  11 7:30 p.m. Chat with Cyneatha
or 8:30 p.m. Hirschy Lobby or 9:30 p.m.
Ramseyer Lobby (choose one time to attend)
Ropp Pit
  13 9:30 p.m. Africans in the Americas - A Quilt Tells the Story Kreider Room

  17 2:30 p.m. Senior Recital: Meagan Palte Yoder Recital Hall

  18 9 a.m. -
3 p.m.
Virtual Reality and Climate Change Centennial 1st
floor lounge 

  19 4 p.m. Poetry reading, Crystal Wilkinson Reading Room,
Musselman Library
  19 9:30 p.m. Film, "Glacier National Park" and discussion Centennial 113

  20 6:30 p.m. Moving Out: An Analysis of Urban Sprawl in
Allen County
Yoder Recital Hall
  21 7 p.m. Self-Evident - The Christian Underpinnings of
America

Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  21 9:30 p.m. TED talks and discussion with Sustainability Club Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  25 4 p.m. Student research in science presentations

Musselman Library
  25 7 p.m. Native American lecture Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  27 8 p.m. Film, "DNA: Secret of Photo 51" and discussion

Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  28 9:30 p.m. Film, "Howl's Moving Castle" and discussion Stutzman Lecture
Hall
  29 noon Data Analytics poster presentations Marbeck Kiva

May 7 10 a.m. Gallery reception: "Making My Way" Grace Albrecht
Gallery, Sauder 
Visual Arts Center

 

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.