Center Stage Series: Lamajamal

A "band without borders," Lamajamal's mix of riveting cross-cultural music promises to take folk music from all over the world and infuse it with their own brand of danceable grooves. Lamajamal will rock Luther's Center Stage Series with a 7:30 p.m. performance Saturday, Feb. 24, in the college's Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.

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Odell Bizzell

'Keeping the Dream Alive'

Blogger, author, speaker, entrepreneur and internet personality Odell Bizzell will present a lecture on the challenges of growing up and attending college as a minority during a 6:30 p.m. lecture Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther College campus.

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Heather Hackman

'The Urgency of Now and the Role of White People in Racial Justice Work'

Heather Hackman will give the lecture, "The Urgency of Now and the Role of White People in Racial Justice Work," at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, in Valders 206. Hackman's lecture, intended to begin the dialogue about how white people can be agents of change in social justice work, is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Bob White and Daryl Davis

'Accidental Courtesy'

Luther College Campus Programming and the Center for Ethics and Public Engagement is hosting the documentary screening of "Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America" at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther campus. Novian Whitsitt, Luther professor of Africana studies and English, will lead a discussion after the screening.

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Pedro dos Santos and Asha Aden

'What's to Be Done? Humanizing the Syrian Refugee Crisis'

Since 2011, the arrival of refugees from the Syrian conflict has provoked anti-refugee and pro-refugee movements that either "demonize" or "idealize" them. Ashalul Aden, Luther sophomore, and Pedro dos Santos, assistant professor of political science, will present the first Paideia Texts and Issues lecture of the spring semester at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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Brass Trio

Faculty Artist Series

The premiere performance of the Luther College Faculty Brass Trio is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in the Noble Recital Hall, Jenson-Noble Hall of Music, on the Luther campus.

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Ecology Poster

Luther College students win second place at research poster competition in Denver

Luther College students Shannon Meehan, senior; Elizabeth Glennon, junior; and Anna Li Holey, senior; and alumni Laurie Adrian, Luther class of 2016; and Brian Gerike, Luther class of 2012; won second place in the undergraduate student ecology poster competition at the national meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Denver, Colorado, in November.

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