Fall Calendar Includes Celebrated Artists, Performances, Lectures and ConferencesAug. 24, 2009
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10 a.m., 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays in Waco Hall
Chapel is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the office of University ministries at 254-710-3517.
Dean Hibbs' Annual Film Lecture
Sept. 3, 7 - 9 p. m., Alexander Reading Room
Popular commentator on film and pop culture, Dr. Thomas S. Hibbs, will deliver a lecture entitled "The Unlived Life is not Worth Examining: Facebook, Your Soul, and Liberal Education" For more information click here.
Baylor Mathematics Lecture
Sept. 9, 7 p. m., Baylor Sciences Building room D109
The Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics begins with a lecture by Brian Conrey, Director of the American Institute of Mathematics on "Primes and zeros: a million dollar mystery." He will deliver a second lecture Sept. 10, 4 p.m., in room 344 of the Sid Richardson building entitled "Random matrix theory and the Riemann zeta function." For more information click here.
Faith & Music Concert
Sept. 10, 7:30 p. m., Seventh & James Baptist Church
Presented by the School of Music. This event is free of charge and open to the public.
Just Give Me Jesus Revival
Sept. 11, 7 - 9:00 p.m. and Sept. 12, all day, Ferrell Center
This well-known traveling revival will feature Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Reverend Billy Graham and former Baylor regent; Christian speaker and author Jill Briscoe; and Christian recording artist Fernando Ortega. This event is free and open to all Baylor students, staff, faculty and to the public. A prayer walk will be held on Thursday, September 10, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Ferrell Center. For additional information, call 254-751-7200.
Sept. 14, 3 - 4:00 p. m., Baylor Sciences Building room E125
Dr. Sandra Magnus, a NASA astronaut, will discuss physics, mathematics and engineering in space. A reception will follow in the 2nd floor E wing elevator landing. For more information click here.
Rudy Pozzatti Artist Talk
Sept. 16, 2:30 - 5 p. m., Martin Museum of Art, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Rudy Pozzatti, an internationally acclaimed printmaker, will present a gallery talk on his work that will be followed by a studio demonstration. Free and open to the public. For more information click here.
Baylor Mathematics Lecture
Sept. 16, 7 p. m., Baylor Sciences Building room D109
Sir Michael Berry, Melville Wills Professor of Physics at Bristol University in England, is the speaker in the third annual Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics His lecture is entitled "Three Recent Results on Asymptotics of Oscillations". On Sept. 18 at 4pm in 344 of the Sid Richardson Building he will give a second lecture simply titled "Two by Two." For more information click here.
Hearn Innovators Series presents David Crowder Band
Sept. 15, 4 p. m., Recital Hall II of Waco Hall
Baylor alumnus David Crowder is a successful recording artist of contemporary Christian music, performing as guitarist and lead singer of the David Crowder Band. This event is free of charge and open to the public.
Sept. 17, 2:30 p. m., Hankamer Treasure Room
Dr. Josh King from the Baylor English Department will speak on how he uses the resources of the Armstrong Browning Library to inspire his students. Preceding the presentation will be string and vocal music organized by Carlos Colon. A reception will follow in the Cox Reception Hall. Free and open to the public. For more information click here.
After Dark 2009
Sept.18, 6:30 and 9:30 p. m.,Waco Hall
After Dark is an All-University variety show held annually during Parent's Weekend. It features top student talent from outstanding solo performances, dance, stand-up comedy to musical theater. Tickets are available from the Baylor Ticket Office or by calling
Honors College Lecture
Sept. 18, 3 - 4:00 p. m., Alexander Reading Room
Dr. David Hillis, Alfred W. Roark Centennial Professor at the University of Texas, will discuss his current research. More information on Dr. Willis is available at https://www.biosci.utexas.edu/ib/faculty/HILLIS.HTM.
Sept. 18, 3 - 4:00 p. m., Baylor Sciences Building room B110
Astronaut Story Musgrave, who joined NASA in 1967, will present "Earth as Art - A Space Story." In this inspirational view from high above, he shares his photography from space. For more information click here.
Fall Preaching Convocation & Workshop
Sept. 21-22, All day, George W. Truett Theological Seminary
This year's guest lecturer is Dr. Haddon Robinson, The Harold John Ockenga Distinguished Professor of Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. For more information click here.
Lee Edwards Artist Talk
Sept. 23, 3 - 4:00 p. m., Martin Museum of Art, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Lee Edwards, a practicing psychologist famous for his collages, will present a gallery talk on his work. Free and open to the public. For more information click here.
Global Issues Lecture Series - British Consul General Paul Lynch
Sept. 24, 4 - 5:00 p. m., Hankamer School of Business, Kayser Auditorium 200
HM Consul General Paul Lynch, of the British Consulate in Houston will present a lecture entitled "Do We Still Need Diplomats? A Case Study on Climate Change." Mr. Lynch will broadly discuss what the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) does, referencing the FCO's strategic priorities. He will examine climate change and why the UK believes it is one of the most pressing issues of today and how climate change impacts Texas based on recently completed research by local experts. For more information please contact Lilly_Fuertes@baylor.edu.
McGee Endowed Lecture Series
Sept. 24, 3:30 - 5 p. m., Miller Chapel, Tidwell Bible Building
The guest speaker is Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus at Auburn University, whose lecture is entitled "The South's Battle over God." Dr. Flynt was chosen as Alabama's Professor of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education in 1990-91 and has taught more than 6,000 students, authored or co-authored eleven books and is a past president of the Southern Historical Association. This series is sponsored by the Religion Department. For more information please call (254) 710-3735.
Colloquium on Baptist Church Music
Sept. 24-25, All day, George W. Truett Theological Seminary
The Center for Christian Music Studies is proud to host a Colloquium on Baptist Church Music. Scholars from across the United States and world will present papers on various topics related to Baptist church music. For more information click here.
Honors College Lecture
Sept. 25, 4 p. m. - 5:30 p. m., Alexander Reading Room
Guest lecturer, Dr. David Solomon, Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, will speak on "Medical Ethics and the Fate of Liberal Democracy." For more information click here.
Sept. 25, 2 - 3:00 p. m., Baylor Sciences Building room C206
Rene Laufer will speak. For more information click here.
Sept. 28, 3:30 p. m., room 510 of the Cashion Academic Center
Dr. Anthony Grafton, the Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton University, will present "Worlds Made By Words: Scholarship and Community in the Modern West." For more information click here.
Distinguished Artist Series presents American Brass Quintet
Sept. 29, 7:30 p. m., Roxy Grove Hall
The group, internationally recognized as one of the premiere chamber music ensembles of our time, has been in residence at The Juilliard School since 1987 and is celebrating its 50th year. For ticket information on this concert and all Distinguished Artist Series events, call the Baylor School of Music box office at 254-710-3571, or you may purchase tickets online by visiting our School of Music website.
Dyer Ethics Workshop
Sept. 29, 1:30-4:30 p. m., Region XII Service Center, Waco, TX