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Gjerset Lecture: Rachel Peterson

In "Barnets beste: Growing Up in Norway," Rachel Peterson, Luther College class of 2004, explores childhood, children's rights and her own personal upbringing in Norway in the seventh annual Luther College Knut Gjerset lecture. Peterson's lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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Center Stage Series: The Bad Plus

Known for their original compositions, deconstruction of songs from the rock and R&B world, and, recently, their unique interpretation of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring," the jazz trio known as the Bad Plus will bring their innovative music to Luther College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 7.

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'Click by click'

Featuring black and white sequential photographs taken by Bob Modersohn, the photography exhibit "Click by click" will be on display April 5-May 21 in Preus Library on the Luther College campus. A reception for Modersohn will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the Hovde Room of Preus Library.

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Women, Faith and Finance seminar

Area women of all ages will have an opportunity to learn more about financial management, retirement and estate planning, and charitable giving at the 13th annual Women, Faith and Finance seminar on Friday, April 7.

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Jennifer Carroll

'Of Methadone and Men: The Gender of Drug Use in Wartime Ukraine'

Examining the gendered aspects of drug use and policy in Ukraine, Jennifer Carroll will deliver a lecture titled "Of Methadone and Men: The Gender of Drug Use in Wartime Ukraine" at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Hammarskjold Lounge on the second floor of Dahl Centennial Union on the Luther College campus. The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Yer Vang

'Immigration and Unaccompanied Minors'

Speaking on their work with unaccompanied minors entering the United States from Mexico and Central America, Luther College visiting assistant professor of social work Susan Schmidt and immigration lawyer Yer L. Vang will host a panel titled "Immigration and Unaccompanied Minors" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in F.W. Olin Building Room 102 on the Luther campus.

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Skip McKinstry

'Before the Foundations'

"Before the Foundations," an exhibit consisting of a series of inkjet images on animal-skin parchment based in photography and digital collage, will be on display, March 30-May 21, in the Luther College Center for Faith and Life Second Floor Gallery. The exhibit is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther College Jazz Orchestra Homecoming Concert

The Luther College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Juan Tony Guzmán, will perform their homecoming concert at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, March 28, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. The concert is the culmination of  Jazz Orchestra's 2017 Colorado and Midwest Tour.

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Ralston Deffenbaugh

'Welcoming the Stranger: Refugees at the Core of the Lutheran World Federation'

Ralston Deffenbaugh, assistant general secretary for International Affairs and Human Rights with the Lutheran World Federation based in Geneva, Switzerland, will provide the plenary address for Luther College's Liberating Grace conference. The address, "Welcoming the Stranger: Refugees at the Core of the Lutheran World Federation," will be held at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, April 1, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.

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