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'Shape-Shifting Identities' Religion Forum lecture with Gereon Kopf Feb. 9

In times of change and uncertainty, human minds turn towards the age-old questions that have plagued them since the beginning of human thought. Who are we? Why are we here? And what are we here for? Gereon Kopf, Luther College professor of religion, will discuss how we develop identities and their psychological, political, moral and religious dimensions at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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V-Day 2016

Luther College V-Day to present benefit performances Feb. 12-14

To raise money and awareness to stop violence against women and girls, 26 Luther students will present three benefit performances of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" Feb. 12-14. The performances include heartwarming, funny, poignant and at times heartbreaking stories of women across the globe.

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Luther College Symphony Orchestra to perform Feb. 7 at Luther College

The Luther College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Daniel Baldwin, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in the Center for Faith and Life at Luther College. Three Luther College students from Decorah are members of the orchestra; junior Emily Alcock on the violin and first years Gabrielle Bruns and Madison Ihde on the viola and trumpet.

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Luther College hosts Imani Winds Feb. 6

Performing music inspired by the works of Langston Hughes, Grammy-nominated wind quintet Imani Winds will appear in the Luther College Center Stage Series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.

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Iowa Watercolor Society exhibit at Luther College

The Iowa Watercolor Society Annual Traveling Show will be on display Feb. 5-March 31 in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. Internationally known artist and architectural illustrator Iain Steward juried and judged the 2015 annual Iowa Watercolor Society competition held in Perry, Iowa. Chosen from over 140 entries, the traveling show is a representation of twenty-five Iowa artists who were finalists in the competition.

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David E. Judisch awarded St. Olav's Medal

His Excellency Ambassador Kåre R. Aas of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C., is honored to announce that the Royal Norwegian Medal of St. Olav will be conferred on David E. Judisch, Luther College professor emeritus.

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Luther College senior Meyers completed summer research on gender transformation using oral history

"It is always exciting to hear your own family's stories told and preserve them, even the difficult ones that we do not typically discuss," said Ashley Meyers, Luther College senior from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. As part of a Luther research opportunity over the course of summer 2015, Meyers collected and transcribed an oral history from two of her grandmothers to preserve one couple's story of gender transition and, in doing so, add to the fields of transgender and family history.

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