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Religion department to present religion forum Oct. 25

The Religion department will show the Academy Award winning film, "Spotlight," from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Olin room 102. A discussion led by religion department faculty will follow the showing of the film. "Spotlight" is the compelling true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that challenged and uprooted one of the world's oldest and most trusted religious institutions.

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Marcin Murawski, Polish violist

Luther College to host Polish violist Marcin Murawski

Featuring the works of Iowa composer Michael Kimber, Polish violist Marcin Murawski will perform a viola recital Luther College at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9, in the Noble Recital Hall in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The recital is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Lea Lovelace

Luther's Lea Lovelace named Outstanding Higher Education Art Educator

The Art Educators of Iowa announced Lea C. Donhowe Lovelace, Luther College art faculty, as the 2016-17 Outstanding Higher Education Art Educator. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions in previous years to the field of higher education within the state of Iowa. The award will be presented at the AEI Conference Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in Burlington, Iowa.

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Luther College presents 'Twelfth Night' performance

Luther College's Visual and Performing Arts department presents William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," Oct. 6-8 in the Jewel Theatre in Luther's Center for the Arts. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6th, 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7th, and at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8th.

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Gracia Grindal

'Ironies and Surprises: The Legacies of Linka Preus and Elisabeth Koren'

While the theological and political debates that shaped Luther College and the other Norwegian Lutheran colleges gather dust, according to Gracia Grindal, the writings of these pastors' wives, their daughters and granddaughters, live on and continue to be read with interest. Grindal, professor emerita of rhetoric at Luther Seminary, will draw on her new book, "Unstoppable: The Norwegian Pioneers Educate their Daughters," to talk about the education of women in the early years of Norwegian settlement for the 2016 fall Phi Beta Kappa lecture. Grindal was a Luther English department faculty member from 1968 to 1984.

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Storm Bailey

Civility and Trusting God: Thoughts on Risk and Society

In the opening lecture of the 2016-17 Paideia Texts and Issues series, Storm Bailey, Luther College assistant professor of philosophy, will discuss what it could mean to trust God and how that trust could impact civility and society. The lecture, "Civility and Trusting God: Thoughts on Risk and Society," will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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Portrait of Dora Zaidenweber from "Transfer of Memory" exhibit on display at Luther.

'Transfer of Memory'

"Transfer of Memory," a touring exhibit consisting of photographs and stories by Minnesota Holocaust survivors, will be on display, Oct. 21-Dec. 5, in the Center for Faith and Life Gallery on the Luther campus. The exhibit is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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