The Yellow Sheet 2002
Volume 35, Number 5Thursday, Oct. 10,
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News & AnnouncementsFlu Shots Available... The College has contracted with Nicollet County Health Services to provide flu shots this year at no charge and while the supply lasts to employees and their spouses. Shots will be given from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 17 in Banquet Room B in the Campus Center.
Business Cards... Anyone needing business cards should call Barb Booren (x6213) or Steve Waldhauser (x7650) in the Office of Public Relations. Cards are available in quantities of 250 and 500. Call for more information.
MIAC on Fox Sports... The member institutions of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announce the debut of the "MIAC Magazine Show" at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 on Fox Sports Net. The 25-show series will air every Friday afternoon through March 2003. Local sportscaster Anthony LaPanta will serve as host and Tom Linnemann as primary analyst. Both are graduates of MIAC institutions and have worked locally in the Twin Cities. The 30-minute weekly program will feature highlights, interviews, and analysis of the 13-member conference.
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Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Wallenberg Lecture Monday... The Peace Studies program will present the annual Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 in Alumni Hall. Lucille Eichengreen, Holocaust survivor, will speak about her experiences, memories, and research of the Holocaust. Eichengreen, born Cecilia Landau, was 8 years old when Hitler came to power in 1933. In Nazi Germany and Poland, she witnessed and experienced Jewish persecution. During the Holocaust, she lost her father, mother, and sister. She was deported to a ghetto and later held in the concentration camps of Auschwitz, Neuengamme, and Bergen-Belsen. Liberated by the British Army on April 15, 1945, Eichengreen worked as an interpreter for the War Crimes Division of the British Army and was instrumental in the arrest and conviction of several camp guards. Her life was being threatened, so she moved to the U.S. and did not return to Germany and Poland until 1991. A retired insurance agent, Eichengreen now resides in California, where she is involved in the Holocaust Center of San Francisco and frequently gives public lectures. Eichengreen is author of the memoir From Ashes to Life: My Memories of the Holocaust (1994) and Rumkowski and the Orphans of Lodz (2000). The annual lecture was instituted to honor the legacy of Wallenberg, a Swede who managed to save the lives of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Dinner, Lecture, and Play Oct. 26... All are invited to a dinner, accompanied by a lecture by Rob Gardner (theatre and dance), at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Interpretive Center. The play "Spinning Into Butter" will follow in Anderson Theatre. Pre-registration is required; the cost is $18 and includes dinner and the play. Register between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the office of St. Peter Community and Family Education, Suite 200, 600 S. Fifth St., St. Peter. For more information, call 934-3048. This event is a Gustavus continuing education program done in cooperation with the St. Peter Community and Family Education program.
Holocaust Film Showing
Oct. 31... Frank Beyer, the
only East German filmmaker to be nominated for an Oscar, will present his
Holocaust film Jacob the Liar at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 in Alumni Hall.
The film, produced in 1974, stars the late Czech actor Vlastomil Brodsky
as the anti-hero who tells a useful lie to give hope to Warsaw ghetto survivors
in the waning days of World War II. Beyer's unpretentious humanistic tone
and anti-bureaucratic stance brought him into constant confrontation with
his East German colleagues. He began working in West Germany after one
of the 30 films he had produced in his career was banned by East German
authorities in 1978. The screening will be followed by a reception
and discussion with Beyer in Linner Lounge. Beyer's visit is made possible
by the Gustavus Lecture Series, Department of Modern Foreign Languages
and Literatures, Curriculum II, Department of History, the Raymond and
Florence Sponberg Chair of Ethics Lecture Series, and the Office of the
Eric Carlson, history, was a presenter for a session of "Essential Catholicism," an apologetics institute sponsored by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. The session took place Oct. 5 and focused on scripture and tradition as sources of revelation. Carlson presented Protestant views of these subjects, particularly during the Reformation era.
Brian Johnson, chaplains, presented a series of invited lectures for senior students at Luther Seminary, titled "The Sacred Conversation: Creativity and Imagination in Liturgy."
Mariangela Maguire, communication studies, and Bruce Johnson, economics and management, presented a paper, titled "Helping Students Make Sense of Other Cultures," at the annual meeting of the Association of Lutheran Faculties Conference. The conference theme was "Education in International and Cross-Cultural Experiences" and was held Oct. 4-5 at Waldorf College.
English, had his first book, titled Nature Writing: The Pastoral Impulse
in America (Twayne, 1996), republished as a paperback by Routledge
Press as part of its "Genres in Context" series. The book was originally
recognized by Choice magazine as "one of the outstanding academic
books" published in 1996.
Adviser Needed... The newly formed Cross Country Ski Club at Gustavus is looking for a faculty or staff adviser. Anyone interested or who wants to know more about the club should contact Andrew Nilsen (x8594, email@example.com, or North Hall 3K).
City Telephone Changes...
prefix for all City of St. Peter telephone lines, with the exception of
931-1550 -- the police emergency line, has changed to 934. The city administrator's
office asks that everyone change their address books and speed dials accordingly.
If questions, call 934-0663.
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