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Sean Burke

Luther College Paideia Texts & Issues Lecture: Sean Burke

Sean Burke, Luther College associate professor of religion, will present the Paideia Text and Issues lecture, "Engaging the Ancient 'Other': Identity and Alterity" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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Anne Rasmussen

Anne Rasmussen to present lecture at Luther College

From the end of former President of Indonesia Haji Muhammad Suharto's "New Order" through the era of "Reformation," ethnographic research has allowed the powerful role of music in Indonesian religious nationalism to come to light. Author and professor of ethnomusicology Anne Rasmussen will present a Sihler Lecture on women, music and Qur'anic recitation in Indonesia at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, in Room 102 of the F.W. Olin Building on the Luther campus.

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'Japanese Overlay' by Mary Zeran

'All Things Beautiful'

An art exhibit featuring abstract acrylic paintings by Iowa artist Mary Zeran will be on display April 1-May 25 in Luther College's Center for Faith and Life Gallery, on the upper level of the building. The 17 abstract collages displayed in the exhibit "All Things Beautiful" feature cheerful colors and undulating brushstrokes on a variety of surfaces.

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Gerhard Marcks

Marcks works presented at Luther College

Over the course of World War II, thousands of valuable artworks were lost, either through willful destruction or as collateral damage. Many works were lost even through the oppression of artists. An exhibit titled "Gerhard Marcks: Woodcuts from the Fine Arts Collection," featuring works created by Gerhard Marcks, an artist living in Germany at the time of the Nazi regime, will be on display April 7-May 25 in Preus Library on the Luther College campus.

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sustainability, green

Luther to host solar heating workshop March 29

According to a recent report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, heating bills for U.S. households using propane, heating oil, natural gas and electricity are expected to rise significantly in relation to last winter.

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Luther College

Luther College Religion Forum April 3

Join the Luther College Religion department for the the final Religion Forum of the 2013-14 academic year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in Room 102 of Luther's Franklin W. Olin Building. The forum, to discuss next year's theme "Teaching Religion at a College of the Church," is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Peace Scholars 2014

Luther College Jeide and Suos named Peace Scholars

Luther College sophomore Anna Jeide and junior Imsouchivy "G.V." Suos have been selected as Peace Scholars for the 2014-15 academic year. The pair will spend seven weeks this summer studying peace and conflict resolution in Lillehammer and Oslo, Norway.

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Todd Green

Luther College's Todd Green to present Religion Forum March 18

Todd Green, Luther College assistant professor of religion, will address how the post-9/11 era has given rise to the creation and identification of "good Muslims" by Western politicians and journalists in his lecture "Do we really need 'good Muslims?' The dangers of Islamophilia for Islamophobia."

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