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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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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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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