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International Student Orientation Program 2014Click to read more
Before joining the rest of Gordon’s incoming freshmen for Orientation, international students and U.S. citizens living abroad are invited to attend the International Orientation hosted by the International Student Organization (ISO) and the Global Education Office (GEO).
Orientation will cover U.S. laws for visa students, academic and cultural issues and offer perspectives from returning Gordon College international students. A fun time to meet new friends and adjust to campus life!
You may arrive as early as Tuesday, August 19. (Please note: F-1 Visa students are required to attend International Student Orientation as indicated on your I-20).
Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach at the first chapel gathering of the school year.Click to read more
Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach at the first chapel gathering of the school year.Click to close
Dr. Elaine Phillips, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, will preach in chapel.Click to read more
Dr. Elaine Phillips, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, will preach in chapel.Click to close
Dr. Stan Gaede, Scholar in Residence, will share in chapel.Click to read more
Dr. Stan Gaede, Scholar in Residence, will share in chapel.Click to close
Dr. Sharon Ketcham, Associate Professor of Theology and Christian Ministries, will share in chapel.Click to read more
Dr. Sharon Ketcham, Associate Professor of Theology and Christian Ministries, will share in chapel.Click to close
Dr. Eddie Byun, Lead Pastor of Onnuri English Ministry, will preach in chapel.Click to read more
Eddie Byun is the Lead Pastor of Onnuri English Ministry (OEM) in Korea. Along with pastoring at OEM, Eddie also teaches practical theology at Torch Trinity Graduate University, is Editor-in-Chief for "Living Life," and fights for the freedom of the enslaved through HOPE Be Restored ministry. He is the author of "Justice Awakening: How You and Your Church Can Help End Human Trafficking." Eddie received his Doctorate of Ministry in Preaching from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.Click to close
Leaders from Spiritual Life Groups on campus will share in chapel.Click to read more
Leaders from Spiritual Life Groups on campus will share in chapel.Click to close
Career Services is bring Graduate School representative to Gordon to meet YOU.Click to read more
Graduate admissions representatives from across the country will be here to discuss academic programs and admissions requirements for graduate study in many different disciplines.Click to close
Featuring pieces by Richard Strauss, Libby Larsen and Lili BoulangerClick to read more
Soprano Courtney Huffman joins forces with pianist Dr. Stephanie Emberley to present a dramatic program stretching the boundaries of the Classical vocal recital. Featuring some of the famous "war horses" of Richard Strauss along with more obscure pieces by Lili Boulanger and a semi-staged version of Libby Larsen's riveting song cycle Try Me, Good King: The Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII, it is sure to be an unforgettable evening of music.
A consummate recitalist, Ms. Huffman made her Carnegie Hall recital debut after taking First Place in the NATS 2008 Artist Award Competition, presented a recital tour through Southern China, and has been a regular soloist with Boston Baroque. Currently, Ms. Huffman teaches voice lessons, vocal pedagogy, vocal literature, and diction courses at Gordon College.
Philips Recital Hall
Dr. Michael Lloyd, Principal of Wycliffe Hall, will preach in chapel.Click to read more
Dr. Michael Lloyd is the Principal of Wycliffe Hall and was formerly the chaplain at The Queen's College, University of Oxford and the Director of Studies in Theology at Christ's College, Cambridge University. Dr. Lloyd has taught theology and doctrine at the University of Oxford, Cambridge University and St Paul's Theological Centre, London. He is the author of "Cafe Theology." He holds a BA and MA from Cambridge University and a D.Phil from the University of Oxford.Click to close
Dr. Patrick Smith, Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Gordon Conwell Seminary, will preach in chapel.Click to read more
Dr. Patrick Smith, Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Gordon Conwell Seminary, will preach in chapel.Click to close
Students from ISO will plan and participate in this chapel.Click to read more
Students from ISO will plan and participate in this chapel.Click to close
Katie Kresser | Associate Professor of Art at Seattle Pacific UniversityClick to read more
Katie Kresser is Associate Professor of Art at Seattle Pacific University, where she has headed the Art History program since 2006. She received her PhD from Harvard University in 2006 and her BA from Indiana University in 1998. Her historical and critical writings have appeared in Image, Christian Scholar’s Review, the Other Journal, SEEN and American Art. Her first book, “The Art and Thought of John La Farge: Picturing Authenticity in Gilded Age America,” was recently issued by Ashgate Press.Click to close
Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach in chapel.Click to read more
Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach in chapel.Click to close
Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014Click to read more
Join alumni, current students and their families, trustees and friends of the college in celebrating Homecoming 2014 as well as the kick-off celebration of the 125th anniversary of Gordon College's founding. Events begin Thursday, October 2, which coincides with the first day of classes in 1889, Gordon's first year. Friday and Saturday will be filled with opportunities to reconnect with classmates and the college, including a special Homecoming Awards Celebration that will feature Golden Goose performances!Click to close
God, Globalization, and the Good Society in Asia Today | A One-Conference at Gordon CollegeClick to read more
"God, Globalization, and The Good Society In Asia Today"
A One-Conference at Gordon College—Monday October 20, 2014
Keynote Speaker—Brian Grim, President of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation
Brian is a leading expert on international religious freedom and the socio-economic impact of restrictions on religious freedom, and an expert on international religious demography and religion-related violence. He is an associate scholar at the Religious Freedom Project of Georgetown University’s Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and an affiliated scholar at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs. Prior to becoming the Foundation’s president in 2014, Brian directed the largest social science effort to collect and analyze global data on religion at the Pew Research Center, Washington DC’s premier “fact tank.” He also worked for two decades as an educator, researcher and development coordinator in the former Soviet Union, China, Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Brian holds a doctorate in sociology from the Pennsylvania State University. He is an author of "The Price of Freedom Denied" (Cambridge Univ. Press), considered the seminal work showing the dire consequences of denying religious freedom. He has written dozens of research articles and several academic books on global religion as well as being the author of the Weekly Number Blog. Brian has appeared as an expert on global religion on numerous media outlets, including CNN, BBC, Fox, CBS, C-SPAN, and regularly presents to high level audiences throughout the world including the White House, State Department, European Parliament and the UN Human Rights Council.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Gordon CollegeClick to read more
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Gordon College
Oliver O'Donovan, Professor Emeritus of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, will deliver the inaugural Malcolm Reid Lecture at Gordon College on October 23, 2014 in the Ken Olsen Science Center. The title of his talk is "Action and Rest."
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m., Public Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Free and open to the public.
Eleanor Stump onClick to read more
Eleanor Stump will speak on "The Nature of the Atonement" on Thursday, November 13.
She is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992. She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. Her books include her major study Aquinas (Routledge, 2003) and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). She has given the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009). She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division; and she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Open to the public free of charge.
A public interview with Peter Berger on December 2, 2014Click to read more
A public interview with Peter Berger on December 2, 2014
Peter Berger, Professor Emeritus of Religion, Sociology and Theology and
Director, Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs at Boston University, will be interviewed by Gregor Thuswaldner, Associate Professor of German and Linguistics and Fellow at the Center for Faith and Inquiry.
December 2, 2014 at Gordon College
Ken Olsen Science Center
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m., Interview, MacDonald Auditorium
Free and open to the public. Learn more at www.gordon.edu/fsu
Sindiso Weeks | Women in Post-Apartheid South AfricaClick to read more
Sindiso Mnisi Weeks is a Resident Scholar at the University of New Hampshire School of Law where she holds a fellowship for the completion of a book, Access to Justice? Dispute Management in Vernacular Forums in Rural KwaZulu-Natal. Until December 2013, she was a senior researcher in the Centre for Law and Society at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where she had worked on the Rural Women's Action-Research program—combining research and policy work on women, property and governing authority under indigenous law—since 2009. She also taught African Customary Law as an advanced Assistant Professor in UCT's Department of Private Law in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Weeks has published in academic and popular media on indigenous law, women’s rights, cultural rights, governance, participatory democracy, dispute management and the South African Constitution. She holds a doctorate in Law from the University of Oxford where, as a Rhodes Scholar, she researched the tensions between living customary law(s) and South African state law. Prior to Oxford, she clerked for the Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, Dikgang Moseneke. She is a graduate of UCT from which she obtained a BA (in Law, Philosophy and Language) and LLB, both with distinction. She has been the recipient of a number of awards including a Skye Foundation Scholarship, a Mellon-Mays Fellowship and the 2012 Women in Science Award for the Development of Rural Women through Science and Technology. In September 2014, Dr. Weeks will take up a position as an advanced Assistant Professor in the Public Policy of Excluded Populations at the University of Massachusetts Boston's School for Global Inclusion and Social Development.
This event is open to the public free of charge.