Impressive List Of Speakers Ahead For Baylor Spring

Feb. 12, 2003

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University will bring several distinguished speakers to campus this spring, ranging from best-selling authors, theologians and a renowned historian to groundbreaking scientists, poets and a Nobel Laureate. Look for many of these lectures to be available "on demand" in the archives of BaylorTV.com.


FEBRUARY 2003


Phi Beta Kappa Roy B. Albaugh Lecture


Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.


Jones Theatre of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center


Barry Lopez, author of Arctic Dreams, National Book Award winner


For more information, contact Rebecca Sharpless in the Institute for Oral History at 710-3437 or Rebecca_Sharpless@baylor.edu.


Phi Beta Kappa


Willson-Addis Lecture


Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m.


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


"Ethics in Light of the Resurrection" with Dr. Richard Hays, George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at The Divinity School of Duke University


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


George W. Truett Theological Seminary


"The Future of Classical Music" Lecture


Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.


Roxy Grove Hall


Featuring John Rockwell, the senior cultural correspondent for The New York Times


For more information, contact Kathy Johnson in the Baylor School of Music at 710-1417.


School of Music


John N. Jonsson Peace and Justice Lecture Series


Feb. 25, 4-5 p.m.


Miller Chapel


Featuring Dr. John S. Mbiti, Professor of Missiology, University of Bern, Switzerland


Sponsored by African studies to promote peace and justice on the African continent


For more information, contact the African Studies Program Office at 710-4215.


African Studies Program


March 2003


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 "Imaging 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


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.


APRIL 2003


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


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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