Concordia St. Paul News

January 22, 2016

College of Arts & Letters Presents “A Celebration of the Humanities”

Concordia University, St. Paul’s College of Arts and Letters presents A Celebration of the Humanities, February 10-12. The event is an eclectic sampling of research, study, creative expression in the Humanities, featuring distinguished guests and faculty from the College of Arts and Letters.

Schedule of Events:


3:20-4:20 p.m., LTC 214/215

  • Half the Sky is Half the Story” 
    • Panel conversation convened by Shirley Miske, President of Miske Witt & Associates; in collaboration with Joyce Adolwa, Director of Education, CARE USA, Atlanta, GA; and Prof. Jan Westrick, Department of Education, Valparaiso University

4:30-5:30 p.m., LTC 214/215

  • “Theological Reflections on Justice” 
    • Professor Leopoldo Sanchez, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

6-7 p.m., LTC 214/215

  • “Differabilities Through the Eyes of Mr. Sunshine: An Intercultural Perspective”
    • Professor Basma Ibrahim DeVries, Department of Communication, Concordia University, St. Paul

7:15 p.m., Graebner Memorial Chapel

  • Ash Wednesday Worship
    • Rev. Tom Gundermann


3:20-4:20 p.m., Buetow Music Center Auditorium

  • “A Conversation with Carl Schalk”
    • Distinguished Professor (Concordia University-Chicago) and composer Carl Schalk, with Professor David Mennicke, Department of Music, Concordia University, St. Paul

4:30-5:30 p.m., Music Building 150

  • “Research in Thailand, Travel in Laos, Adversity in General”
    • Professor Paul Hillmer, Department of History and Political Science, Concordia University, St. Paul

6-7 p.m., Luther 123

  • “Improvisations on the Vessel”
    • Professor Keith Williams, Department of Art and Design, Concordia University, St. Paul

7:30 p.m., Westlund Theatre

  • The Seagull (opening night)


4-5 p.m., Westlund Theatre

  • “Dream and Reality in Chekhov’s Seagull”
    • Professor Mark Rosenwinkel, Department of Theatre and Dance, Concordia University, St. Paul

6-7 p.m., Buetow Music Center Gallery

  • In Cod We Trust: A Reading and Map Show”
    • Professor Eric Dregni, Department of English and Modern Languages, Concordia University, St. Paul

7:30 p.m., Westland Theatre

  • The Seagull