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'The Unintended Reformation'

Luther College professors Ruth Caldwell and Robert Christman will give the Luther College Emeriti Colloquia lecture, "A presentation of  'The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society,' by Brad Gregory" on Thursday, April 13. The lecture will be held at 3 p.m. in the Mott Room on the first floor of Dahl Centennial Union on the Luther campus. Caldwell and Christman will provide an overview of Gregory's argument and offer a critique of his claims.

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Patricia Wright

Luther hosts Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

Wright's lecture, "Girl Power: Ladies Lead in the Lemurs of Madagascar," will focus on matriarchal social organization among lemurs in Madagascar. The lecture will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on Luther's campus and will be preceded by a reception at 5 p.m. in the Valders Concourse. Both events are open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Muha Bazila

'A Reflection on Art, Representation, and Black Militancy'

As part of Luther College's observance of Black History Month, artist Muha Bazila will deliver a lecture titled "A Reflection of Art, Representation, and Black Militancy" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102 on the Luther campus.

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Charles Burnett

Luther to host a conversation with Charles Burnett

Acclaimed film director Charles Burnett will join Novian Whitsitt, Luther College professor of Africana studies and English, for a conversation on African Americans in cinema at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Luther's Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.

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'The Racialization of Trust: Who Have We Been Taught Not To Trust?'

Who have we been taught to trust and not to trust? Michelle Boike and Wintlett Taylor-Browne explore this question in their lecture titled "The Racialization of Trust: Who Have We Been Taught Not to Trust?" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus.

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