Craig Monson

'Finding Their Voice: Music and Architecture in the Convents of Italy'

Considered both a stumbling block on the way to perfection and a dangerous enchantment to male listeners, singing was discouraged for Italian nuns of the 16th and 17th centuries. Craig Monson, professor emeritus of music at Washington University in St. Louis, will explore how Italian nuns worked the restrictive limitations of the church to their advantage in "Finding their Voice: Music and Architecture in the Convents of Italy."

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Ethnic Arts Festival teaser

Luther College hosts annual Ethnic Arts Festival March 3

In a celebration of the diverse cultures that come together to make up the Luther College population, the annual Luther Diversity Center's Ethnic Arts Festival is Saturday, March 3. Events include a festival during the day and dance and song performance in the evening.

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Daryl Davis

Humanities Distinguished Lecture Daryl Davis

Daryl Davis, black musician, author, actor and activist, has spent the past 20 years meeting and befriending hundreds of Ku Klux Klan members who have since broken ties with the Klan. With his story promoting hope, friendship and conversation, Davis will give a Luther College Humanities Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The event is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Lyle Luzum

'What Money Actually Is and How It Works: Through the Lens of Modern Money Theory'

Modern Money Theory explains that dollar savings of the private sector and the foreign sector are equal to government deficits. Despite the pervasive thought that governments should run a budget like a household where surpluses equal success, Modern Money Theory attempts to show why that isn't the case. Lyle Luzum, Luther College class of 1970, will explain Modern Money Theory at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the Mott Room of Dahl Centennial Union as part of the Luther Emeriti Colloquium series.

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WoodWired to perform at Luther College

A new electroacoustic duo that uses live looping software and electronics and featuring flute and bass clarinet, WoodWired will rock the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2.

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Matthew Boger

Distinguished Lecture Matthew Boger

As a 14-year-old boy, Matthew Boger was beaten to a near-unrecognizable state and left for dead by a group of teenage Nazi-punks. More than two decades later Boger found himself working with one of the people who attacked him. He will tell his story of hate, hope and forgiveness at Luther College in a 2018 Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Luther's Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.

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Duo MemDi teaser

Faculty Artist Series

Formed on the fundamentals of memory and diversity, Duo MemDi will take the stage at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in Noble Recital Hall in Luther's Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.

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