World-renowned poet, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni will visit the University of St. Thomas this Friday as part of “A Night of Expression!” to celebrate Black History Month. Giovanni took the time to answer a few questions before her visit.
Art History Students Curate Works From Dolly Fiterman Collection for ‘Insights Into Modern Art’ Exhibition
The students selected 26 modern-art pieces from a “teaching collection” of 249 works Dolly Fiterman donated last year to the university.
Public events are planned April 25 at the University Club and April 26 at St. Thomas.
Christopher Kachian and Thomas Schönberg will perform in the first concert ever held in the library’s Great Hall.
The concert will be performed in the Twin Cities and Rochester and will feature music that reaches across Indian, Persian and Sephardic-Jewish musical traditions.
This year the conference honors Howard Ross, Elsa Batica and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
The program on April 10 features Dr. Shelley Neilsen Gatti and Dr. Tim Balke, who will speak on "Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness," and a Fidgety Fairy Fairy Tales musical designed to help raise awareness of mental health issues of children.
Kennedy taught at St. Thomas for 30 years and is now an auxiliary bishop of Boston. He will speak on “The New Evangelization.”
Barbour, who will attend the event, is one of the best-known figures in the interdisciplinary study of science and religion.
The film’s director and producer, Kimberly Bautista, will join in a discussion following the film.
The April 5 event will feature a diverse lineup of experts from around the globe.
This year’s festival features five events that will be held in April.
The program was recorded at St. Thomas in fall 2011 as part of its Broadcast Journalism Lecture Series. Wilkerson is the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism.
‘Our Time to Lead’ is Theme of 25th Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity in Minneapolis April 9-11
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in 1988 and is now the nation’s leading conference for advancing diversity in the workplace.
Registrations are due by Friday, April 5.
Sponsored by Cargill, the fair and center are offered in conjunction with the 25th annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity.
The Jay Phillips Center at St. Thomas is a co-sponsor of the talk. It’s free and open to all.
Instructions, spices and supplies will be provided by the Wellness Center.
Theology Night Live is an opportunity for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise.
Noted French Concert Organist to Perform in Sunday Recital Celebrating Kney Organ’s 25th Anniversary
Michel Bouvard will perform Sunday afternoon in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas. All are welcome to the free concert and reception.
John Kaltner, the speaker, is a professor of Muslim-Christian relations at Rhodes College in Memphis. All are welcome.
The new book’s essays and articles were compiled by James Silas Rogers, editor of the New Hibernia Review. The reception Monday is open to all.
The daylong program features writers, scholars, therapists and a keynote address by Dr. Brigittine French on “Anthropologists Look at the Irish Family.”
Dr. Shelly Nordtorp-Madson, Art History, and Dr. Chris Kachian, Music, will present this noontime series. They will cover various periods in art, sculpture, painting, costume history and more – coupled with guitar performances of period music.
Paretsky will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in OEC auditorium. She is the New York Times best-selling author of 17 mystery books and a longtime social activist.