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Looking for the next performance of the Gordon Symphony Orchestra? Need to know where and when final exams are? From the arts and music to academics and student life, see the calendar below to view what's happening at Gordon.

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Academic Athletics Art Gallery Music Theatre

08.20.2014 — 08.22.2014

International Student Orientation
International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation Program 2014

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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).

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08.27.2014 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Rev. Tom Haugen
Tom Haugen

Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach at the first chapel gathering of the school year.

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Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach at the first chapel gathering of the school year.

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09.03.2014 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Dr. Elaine Phillips
Elaine Phillips

Dr. Elaine Phillips, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, will preach in chapel.

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Dr. Elaine Phillips, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, will preach in chapel.

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09.08.2014 - Monday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Dr. Stan Gaede
Stan Gaede

Dr. Stan Gaede, Scholar in Residence, will share in chapel.

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Dr. Stan Gaede, Scholar in Residence, will share in chapel.

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09.10.2014 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Dr. Sharon Ketcham
Sharon Ketcham

Dr. Sharon Ketcham, Associate Professor of Theology and Christian Ministries, will share in chapel.

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Dr. Sharon Ketcham, Associate Professor of Theology and Christian Ministries, will share in chapel.

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09.15.2014 - Monday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Dr. Eddie Byun
Eddie Byun

Dr. Eddie Byun, Lead Pastor of Onnuri English Ministry, will preach in chapel.

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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.

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09.17.2014 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Spiritual Life Groups
Chapel 1

Leaders from Spiritual Life Groups on campus will share in chapel.

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Leaders from Spiritual Life Groups on campus will share in chapel.

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09.17.2014 - Wednesday 11:30 AM — 2:00 PM

Graduate and Professional School Fair
Grad Fair

Career Services is bring Graduate School representative to Gordon to meet YOU.

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Graduate admissions representatives from across the country will be here to discuss academic programs and admissions requirements for graduate study in many different disciplines.

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09.20.2014 - Saturday

Faculty Recital: Courtney Huffman, soprano with Stephanie Emberley, piano

Featuring pieces by Richard Strauss, Libby Larsen and Lili Boulanger

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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.

8 p.m.
Philips Recital Hall

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09.22.2014 - Monday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Dr. Michael Lloyd
Michael Lloyd

Dr. Michael Lloyd, Principal of Wycliffe Hall, will preach in chapel.

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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.

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09.24.2014 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Dr. Patrick Smith
Patrick Smith

Dr. Patrick Smith, Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Gordon Conwell Seminary, will preach in chapel.

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Dr. Patrick Smith, Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Gordon Conwell Seminary, will preach in chapel.

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09.29.2014 - Monday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: International Student Organization
Chapel 2

Students from ISO will plan and participate in this chapel.

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Students from ISO will plan and participate in this chapel.

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09.30.2014 - Tuesday 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Katie Kresser Speaking
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Katie Kresser | Associate Professor of Art at Seattle Pacific University

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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.

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10.01.2014 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Rev. Tom Haugen
Tom Haugen

Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach in chapel.

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Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach in chapel.

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10.02.2014 — 10.04.2014

Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 2-4, 2014
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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014

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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!

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10.20.2014 - Monday 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM

God, Globalization, and the Good Society In Asia Today
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God, Globalization, and the Good Society in Asia Today | A One-Conference at Gordon College

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"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.

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10.23.2014 - Thursday

Inaugural Malcolm Reid Lecture: Oliver O'donovan
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Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Gordon College

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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.

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11.13.2014 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Eleanor Stump Speaking at Gordon College
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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.

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12.02.2014 - Tuesday

Peter Berger, “The Challenge of Religious Pluralism
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A public interview with Peter Berger on December 2, 2014

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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

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02.26.2015 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Sindiso Mnisi Weeks | The Annual FRANZ Lecture
Sindiso Weeks

Sindiso Weeks | Women in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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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.

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