Upcoming Lecturers Include Harvard Psychiatrist, Nobel Laureate Chemist, Distinguished Poets

Feb. 27, 2003

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University will bring several distinguished speakers to campus this spring. Below is a partial list of the lectures, conferences and symposia that will be held in March and April at Baylor. For additions, contact the Baylor office of public relations at 710-1961. Also, look for many of these lectures to be available "on demand" in the archives of BaylorTV.com.


March 2003


Chapel


For the spring Chapel schedule, go to University Ministries.


The Charles Edmondson Historical Lectures


March 4, 3:30 p.m.


March 5, 2 p.m.


Bennett Auditorium


"Imagining Life in the Americas: The First Images of Native Americans" and "Imagining Life in the Americas: Images of Three Merging Worlds," featuring Dr. Gary B. Nash, professor and director of the National Center for History in the Schools, UCLA


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


W.C. Dobbs Lecture In Applied Christianity


March 5, 9:30 a.m.


Paul W. Powell Chapel, Truett Seminary


Featuring Dr. William J. Abraham, The Albert C. Outler Professor of Wesley Studies in the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University


For more information, contact Truett Seminary at (254) 710-3755 or 1-800-BAYLOR-U, option 5.


George W. Truett Theological Seminary


Horton Foote University Lecture


March 19, 4 p.m.


Jones Theatre, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center


Featuring Horton Foote, celebrated American playwright, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and two Academy Awards, and Baylor's Visiting Distinguished Dramatist


For more information, contact the department of theatre arts 710-1861.


Department of Theatre Arts


Art & Soul Religious Faith and Literary Art Festival


March 20-23


Armstrong Browning Library, Bill Daniel Student Center, McCrary Music Building


"Mystery and Meaning in the Arts," featuring Kathleen Norris, one of America's foremost literary chroniclers of the spiritual life and the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Cloister Walk, Dakota, Amazing Grace and The Virgin of Bennington; Ralph McInerny, the noted Notre Dame philosopher and author of more than 50 books, including many in the Father Dowling mystery series; and many other writers.


For more information, contact the Art & Soul office at (254) 710-4805.


Art & Soul


The Herbert H. Reynolds Lecture in History & Philosophy of Science


March 25, 3:30 p.m.


Kayser Auditorium


Featuring Dr. Mary Jo Nye, Horning Professor of Humanities and History at Oregon State University


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


Department of Philosophy


"In the Image of God: Trinity, Community, and Self"


March 25, 2 to 5 p.m.


Additional conversation and dinner, 5:30 to 7 p.m.


Paul W. Powell Chapel, Truett Seminary


Symposium featuring Dr. Stanley J. Grenz, distinguished professor of theology at Truett Seminary and Baylor University; Dr. Rebecca Konyndyk De Young, assistant professor of philosophy at Calvin College; Dr. David W. Music, professor of church music at Baylor; and Julie Pennington-Russell, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Waco


For more information, contact the Center for Christian Ethics at (254) 710-3774 or Dr. Robert B. Kruschwitz, director, at Robert_Kruschwitz@baylor.edu.


The Center for Christian Ethics


Allbritton Lecture


March 26, 4 p.m.


Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, Room 149


Featuring Dr. Caroline Boyle-Turner on "Gauguin: In Search of the Exotic," a slide lecture presented in observance of the centenary of the death of the Post-Impressionist artist


Sponsored by the Allbritton Art Institute


For more information, contact the Allbritton Art Institute at (254) 710-1867.


Inaugural Conference on Psychology and Faith


March 31


Featuring Dr. Armand Nicholi Jr., associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and author of The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex and the Meaning of Life


8:15 a.m., roundtable discussion, Reynolds Conference Suite


10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Chapel address


noon to 1:15 p.m., luncheon, Barfield Drawing Room


1:30 to 2:30 p.m., book signing and reception, White-Beckham Room


7 to 9 p.m., keynote and panel discussion, Paul and Katy Piper Great Hall, Truett Seminary


Sponsored by the department of psychology and neuroscience and university ministries


For more information, contact the department of psychology and neuroscience at (254) 710-2811.


APRIL 2003


Chapel


For the spring Chapel schedule, go to University Ministries.


Gooch-Stephens Lectureship


April 3-4


Location TBA


Featuring Nobel Laureate Professor Alan G. MacDiarmid, The Blanchard Professor of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania and The James Von Ehr Distinguished Chair in Science and Technology at the University of Texas at Dallas


"Science, People and Energy: What Does the Future Hold?" at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in room 100 of the Marrs McLean Science Building


"Electric Polymers: New Materials for the 21st Century" at 4 p.m. Friday, April 4, in Marrs McLean 100.


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


Barbara Chafin Endowed Lectureship in Family Ministries


April 7, 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.


Paul W. Powell Chapel, George W. Truett Theological Seminary


Featuring Dr. Wendy Wright of Creighton University


For more information, contact the School of Social Work at (254) 710-6422.


Beall Poetry Festival


April 7-9


Cashion Academic Center, Roxy Grove Hall


Featuring David St. John, University of Southern California; Christopher Ricks, The Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University and co-director of the Editorial Institute of the College of Arts and Sciences; Molly Peacock, Poet-in-Residence at Poets' Corner in The Cathedral of St. John the Divine; Frank Bidart, Wellesley College; and Robert Pinsky, Boston University and poetry editor of Slate, a weekly Internet magazine


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


Beall Poetry Festival

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