Monday, November 25, 2013
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Two special events sponsored by Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis:
The second annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be hosted by the Bosnian Muslim
community on Tuesday, November 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Grbic Restaurant's Banquet Hall, 4071
Keokuk (near Gravois in south St. Louis city). The program will include songs, readings, and
prayers about being thankful by representatives of many different religions. This event is free
and open to the public.
Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Road (just west of Highway 141 in west St.
Louis county). Rabbi Howard Kaplansky will explain the story and meaning of this
Jewish celebration. This event is free and open to the public but please RSVP to
Leslie Heberlie at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at (314) 918-2541.
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The third annual Saint Louis University Art Fair, themed "Where Creativity Touches Lives," will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 10, in the Wool Ballroom of Busch Student Center. University artists can showcase their talents the third annual event. A portion of the proceeds from the fair will benefit "Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit."
Call for Artists! The SLU Art Fair committee, a subgroup of the MOVE committee, seeks artists for the fair. University faculty, student artists, staff, alumni and immediate family members of the SLU community are eligible to take part, and all creative media are welcome.
There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee (waived for SLU students) to cover the cost of the fair. The registration fee is waived for SLU students.
Set-up for the event will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Anyone interested in taking part should complete the Artist Information Form and use the online payment form to pay for registration.
Victoria Carlson-Casaregola, SLP-CCC (M.A., CSDI, 2008), and Vincent Casaregola
(Professor of English and Director of Film Studies) gave a one-hour joint presentation
at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention (ASHA) in Chicago,
November 14-16, The presentation, "Representing Communication Disorders on Screen:
From Ridicule to Advocacy," examined over five decades of film and television that
represented persons with communication disorders, and it explored how these representations
have both reflected and impacted social attitudes towards populations with such disorders.
With her collaborators, Judith Gibbons of Psychology and International Studies published an article:
Amanda L. Baden, Judith L. Gibbons, Samantha L. Wilson & Hollee McGinnis (2013)
International Adoption: Counseling and the Adoption Triad, Adoption Quarterly, 16:3-4, 218-237.
Joesph Reidy, a Ph.D. candidate in Byzantine History, has won the annual Eusebius
Award for the best article published on early Christianity in the Journal of Eccelsiastical
History. The competition for this award is for all articles on early Christinaity submitted to
the Journal in the past year, not just those submitted by graduate students.
Tomás O'Sullivan (Assistant Professor of Medieval Christianity) and Alexander
Giltner (PhD student) of the Department of Theological Studies recently attended
the Texts and Contexts Conference at the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical
Studies of the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
On Friday, November 15, they co-presented a paper entitled "The Reference Bible's
Praefatio euangelii: Editing the Principal Textual Witness to an Amorphous Tradition" at
MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES
Dr. Arline Cravens, a member of the French faculty in the Department of Modern and
Classical Languages, has been named a member of the Executive Committee of the
MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association) for 2013-14.
Dr. Kathleen Llewellyn was invited to present a paper, "Attitudes towards Female
Beauty in Early Modern French Religious Discourse," at the colloquium "Female
Beauty Systems throughout the Centuries" held at and sponsored by NIAS, the
Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences,
in Wassenaar, Netherlands, November 7-8, 2013.
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