Visiting Lecturers To Enhance Scholarship At Baylor In Spring

Jan. 28, 2005

Baylor University will bring an array of distinguished speakers to campus this spring, ranging from best-selling authors and theologians to pioneering scientists and researchers.

For additions, contact the Baylor office of public relations at 710-1961 or e-mail that information to Haley_Wright@baylor.edu.

Look for many of these lectures to be available "on demand" in the archives of BaylorTV.com.


FEBRUARY 2005


Spring Chapel


10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Waco Hall


For more information, contact university ministries at (254) 710-3517 or click here for the schedule of speakers and performers.


Founders Day


11 a.m., Feb. 1, Waco Hall


Willson-Addis Lecture


3 p.m., Feb. 2, Paul Powell Chapel at Truett Seminary


Featuring Dr. Glen Harold Stassen, the Lewis B. Smedes Professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary, who will speak on "An Ethic for Churches in Empire."


For more information, contact Truett Seminary at (254) 710-3755.


Scholars Day


All day, Feb. 4, in the Bill Daniel Student Center


Featuring Dr. Carl Wieman, Nobel Laureate and professor of physics, JILA at the University of Colorado at Boulder.


For more information, contact the Graduate School at (254) 710-3588.


Law School Commencement


10 a.m., Feb. 5, Paul W. Powell Chapel at George W. Truett Seminary.


Second Annual Hugh and Beverly Wamble Lectures on Religious Liberty


3:30 p.m., Feb. 8, Bennett Auditorium


Featuring Dr. Peter Berger, director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University, speaking on "Religion and Global Pluralism."


For more information, contact the J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies at (254) 710-1510.


Vice Provost for Research Spring Colloquium Series


11 a.m., Feb. 10, in room 226 at Sid Richardson, and 9 and 10 a.m., Feb. 11, in room 301 in the Cashion Academic Building


Featuring Kitty Dickerson, chair of textile and apparel management at the University of Missouri, speaking on the global apparel industry.


For more information, contact the department of family and consumer science at (254) 710-3626.


Institute for Faith and Learning Brown Bag Luncheon


12:30 p.m., Feb. 10, room 100 Morrison Hall


Featuring Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of God on the Quad: How Religious Colleges & the Missionary Generation are Changing America.


For more information, call 710-4805.


Midwinter Organ Conference


Feb. 13-15, School of Music


For more information, contact the School of Music at (254) 710-1221.


President's Doctrinal Conference


8:30 to noon, Feb. 15, Hughes-Dillard Alumni Center


For more information, contact the department of religion at (254) 710-3735.


Black History Month


3:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Room 122, Baylor Law School


Dr. Ernest W. Tutt, a speech and communication professor at Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, Wash., will present reenactments of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. The program, is free and open to the public.


For more information, contact Professor Patricia Wilson at (254) 710-6591.


Mayborn Museum Lectures On Culture Of Plains Indians


6-6:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Texas Lifeways exhibit hall of the Harry and Anna Jeanes Discovery Center, Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Dr.


Featuring Native American expert Larry Belitz, who will present a free lecture for Baylor faculty, staff and students on the Plains Indians, tipi construction and the importance of the buffalo on their culture. Guests also can view a special display of Native American artifacts.


To reserve a seat, call (254) 710-1251. For more information, visit Mayborn Museum Complex.


Geology Lecture


3:30 p.m., Feb. 18, room E231, Baylor Sciences Building


Featuring Dr. Frank Brown, senior research fellow and international consultant at the Bureau of Economic Geology, and Dr. Ursula Hammes, research geologist at the Bureau of Economic Geology at University of Texas at Austin.


For more information, contact the department of geology at (254) 710-2361.


Mayborn Museum Lectures On Culture Of Plains Indians


11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Dr.


Featuring Native American expert Larry Belitz, who will present lectures on the culture of the Plains Indians, tipi making and etiquette and the many uses of the buffalo.


Admission to the museum is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. There is no additional charge for the lectures. Members' admission is free.


For more information, call (254) 710-1110 or go to Mayborn Museum Complex.


Roy B. Albaugh Phi Beta Kappa Lectureship


7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 21, Jones Theater, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center


Featuring Juan Williams, NPR News Senior Correspondent. The Albaugh Lecture is free and open to the public. Williams also will speak to members of KWBU-FM's Cornerstone Society during a luncheon from 1:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at Baylor's Bill Daniel Student Center. The luncheon is by invitation only.


For more information about the Albaugh Lecture, contact Phillip Johnson at (254) 710-6003 or Phil_Johnson@baylor.edu. For more information about KWBU-FM's Cornerstone Society, contact Nan Holmes at (254) 710-7881 or Nan_Holmes@kwbu.pbs.org.


Geology Lecture


3:30 p.m., Feb. 25, room E231, Baylor Sciences Building


Featuring Dr. Roberto Gutierrez, geophysicist at the Bureau of Economic Geology at University of Texas at Austin, speaking on "Radar interferometry and lidar applications to environmental monitoring and geologic mapping." Snacks and drinks will be served at 3 p.m. in E401, the fourth floor bell tower.


For more information, contact the department of geology at (254) 710-2361.


Texas Undergraduate Moot Court Competition


Feb. 25-26, Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center.


For more information, contact Professor Ron Beal at Baylor Law School (254) 710-3611.


MARCH 2005


Spring Chapel


10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Waco Hall


For more information, contact university ministries at (254) 710-3517 or click here for the schedule of speakers and performers.


Herbert H. Reynolds Lecture in the History and Philosophy of Science


3:30 p.m., March 1, room B110 Baylor Sciences Building


Featuring Martin Rudwick, professor emeritus of history at the University of California-San Diego, speaking on "Geology and Genesis: A Historical Perspective on the Interaction of Two Historical Sciences."


For more information, contact the department of philosophy at (254) 710-3368.


W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture in Applied Christianity


3 p.m. Thursday, March 3, Paul Powell Chapel, Truett Seminary. The lecture is free and open to the public.


Featuring Dr. Eileen W. Linder, deputy general secretary for research and planning of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., who will speak on "Christian Unity in a World of Religious Pluralism."


For more information, call (254) 710-3755 or (800) BAYLOR-U, option 5, or visit www.baylor.edu/truett.


School of Music Guest Lecture


7:30 p.m., March 3, Roxy Grove Hall


Featuring Dr. Stephen Schloesser, assistant professor of history at Boston College and visiting assistant professor at Weston Jesuit School of Theology, speaking on "Olivier Messiaen's Visions de l'amen and the French Renouveau Catholique." The duo of Hysook Kim and Stefane Lemelin will perform on piano.


For more information, contact the School of Music at (254) 710-1221.


Edmondson Historical Lectures


3:30 p.m., March 7-8, room 110, Morrison Hall


Featuring Dr. Peter N. Stearns, provost of George Mason University, who will present two lectures: "Childhood in World History Perspective" (March 7) and "Childhood Amid Modernization and Globalization" (March 8).


For more information, contact the department of history at (254) 710-2667.


Laura Blanche Jackson Lecture in World Issues


7 p.m., March 22, Jones Theater at the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center


Featuring Dr. Harvey Sicherman, president and director of the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, Penn., speaking on "The Democratic Prospect for the Middle East."


For more information, contact the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core at (254) 710-3981.


APRIL 2005


Spring Chapel


10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Waco Hall


For more information, contact university ministries at (254) 710-3517 or click here for the schedule of speakers and performers.


Joint CASPER Colloquium/Physics Department Seminar


2 p.m., April 1, room E227 Baylor Sciences Building


Featuring Dr Matthew W. Choptuik, professor of physics and astronomy at University

of British Columbia, Vancouver, speaking on "Critical Phenomena in Gravitational Collapse."


For more information, contact the department of physics at (254) 710-2511.


Allbritton Lecture


7 p.m., April 6, room 149 Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center


Featuring Dr. Gloria Groom, The David and Mary Winton Green Curator in the department of European painting at the Art Institute of Chicago, speaking on "Seurat in a New Light."


For more information, contact the department of art at (254) 710-1867.


Gooch-Stephens Lectures in Chemistry


8 p.m., Thursday, April 7, and 4 p.m. Friday, April 8


Featuring Dr Barry M. Trost, Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor in the School of Humanities at Stanford University


For more information, contact the department of chemistry and biochemistry at (254) 710-3311.


Art&Soul


All day, April 7-9


The topic for this year's conference is "Divine Comedies: The Redemptive Power of Humor" and features Jeremy Begbie, Leif Enger, Kaye Gibbons, Christopher Ricks, Phyllis Tickle and Lauren Winner.


For more information, contact the Institute for Faith and Learning at (254) 710-4805.


Joint CASPER Colloquium/Physics Department Seminar


2 p.m., April 8, Baylor Sciences Building E227


Featuring Dr Donald Koetke, chair of physics at Valparaiso University,

an experimentalist in neutrino physics.


For more information, contact the department of physics at (254) 710-2511.


Law Day


Baylor Lawyer of the Year Reception, Scholarship & Award Reception honoring Donors & Recipients, Law Day Banquet


April 9, Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center and Ferrell Center.


For more information, contact Baylor Law School at (254) 710-1911.


Salute to Women


Kaleidoscope: Women in Motion


8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 9, fifth floor banquet room in the Cashion Academic Building


Featuring motivational speaker Mamie McCullough and educational sessions with local professionals. Co-sponsored with the Junior League of Waco, KXXV and the Waco Tribune Herald. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.


For more information, contact the Junior League at 753-5574.


Northcutt Lecture


3 p.m., April 12, Meadows Recital Hall


For more information, contact the School of Music at (254) 710-1221.


Beall Poetry Festival


April 14-16


Featuring poets Maxine Kumin, Paul Muldoon and Maura Stanton and Contemporary Poetry Lecturer Michael Schmidt.


For more information, call the department of English at (254) 710-1768.


Hume and His Critics Conference


April 14-17


Featuring Karl Ameriks, the University of Notre Dame; Gordon Graham, the University of Aberdeen; and James Van Cleve, Brown University.


For more information, contact the department of philosophy at (254) 710-3368.


Geology Lecture


3:30 p.m., April 15, room E231, Baylor Sciences Building


Featuring Dr. Claudia Mora, Carden Professor and chair of the department of earth and planetary sciences at University of Tennessee, speaking on "Tree ring isotope proxies of hurricanes, droughts and their controlling climate factors." Snacks and drinks will be served at 3 p.m. in E401, the fourth floor bell tower.


For more information, contact the department of geology at (254) 710-2361.


The Future of Baptist Higher Education Conference


April 18-19, George W. Truett Theological Seminary


This conference will discuss several issues, including the secularization of denominational colleges and universities. Speakers include Samford University provost emeritus William Hull, David Gushee of Union University, Bill J. Leonard of Wake Forest University, Baptist University of the Americas president Albert Reyes, Denton Lotz of the Baptist World Alliance, Martin Marty of the University of Chicago and Larry Lyon, dean of Baylor's Graduate School.


For more information, contact Dr. Donald Schmeltekopf at (254) 710-7691.


Geology Lecture


3:30 p.m., April 22, room E231, Baylor Sciences Building


Featuring Dr. Kip Solomon, 2005 Darcy Lecturer of the National Groundwater Association and professor of geology at University of Utah. Snacks and drinks will be served at 3 p.m. in E401, the fourth floor bell tower.


For more information, contact the department of geology at (254) 710-2361.


General Practice Institute Continuing Legal Education Program


8:50 a.m., April 22, Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Classroom & Courtroom.


For more information, contact Baylor Law School at (254) 710-3611.


Geology Lecture


3:30 p.m., April 29, room E231, Baylor Sciences Building


Featuring Dr. Rolfe Mandel, Courtesy Associate Professor of the department of geography at University of Kansas, speaking on "Late Quaternary landscape evolution of the mid-continent, U.S.A." Snacks and drinks will be served at 3 p.m. in E401, the fourth floor bell tower.


For more information, contact the department of geology at (254) 710-2361.

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