Entries tagged with ‘lecture’

Need A Good Summer Read?

Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course. The Reading in Common selection for 2009 is Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Narario. In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts […]

Peace Studies Lecture April 21

The annual Peace Studies-Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in Wallenberg Auditorium in Alfred Nobel Hall of Science. Harry M. Williams, Laird Bell Professor of History at Carleton College will speak on the relationship between Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream and the Obama presidency. For more […]

Linneaus Symposium Scheduled for April 22

Featured speakers for the 2009 Linneaus Symposium are Margaret Lowman, Ph.D., adventurer and tropical rainforest canopy biologist, speaking on  “Life in the Treetops”; and Patrick Hossay, Ph.D., author and political scientist, posing the question “Can Saving Trees Save Us?”  For more information on this April 22 event, please visit the arboretum website.

Shane Claiborne to Address Social Justice Issues April 23

Author, activist, and founder of the Philadelphia-based faith community The Simple Way, Shane Claiborne will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23.  Claiborne’s free public address, “Another World is Possible,” will take place in Alumni Hall in the O.J. Johnson Student Union. Claiborne will be on campus for a few days, […]

MAYDAY! Peace Conference on April 29

“Tiananmnen + 20 Years” is the topic of the 29th annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference on Wednesday, April 29. Andrew Nathan, Ph. D., a leading expert on Chinese affairs and politics and professor at the Columbia University, opens the daylong conference in Christ Chapel at 10 a.m. The afternoon keynote speaker is Yang Jianli, Ph.D., human […]

2009 Nobel Conference

In little more than seven months, Gustavus Adolphus College will host seven great speakers and approximately 5,000 visitors for Nobel Conference® 45, “H2O: Uncertain Resource.” Though this conference has been in the works for only 15 months, it has been a dream of many faculty members for much longer. To receive more information about this […]

Rydell Lecture at Science Museum March 11

Gustavus Adolphus College invites you to a special public lecture and reception on Wednesday evening, March 11 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Science Museum of Minnesota Auditorium to meet and hear Rydell Professor Curtis Marean, Ph.D., noted anthropologist and research professor at the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University, Tempe. His presentation […]

Gustie terrorism expert to lecture in Twin Cities

Magnus Ranstorp ’85, Ph.D., research director for the Center for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish National Defence College in Stockholm, Sweden, will present a public lecture, titled “The Threat of Global Terrorism,” on Thursday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., at Interlachen Country Club, 6200 Interlachen Blvd., Edina, Minn. Ranstorp, who will be in the United […]