Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 15th

Time Event Title
11:10 amTemporary Marriage in Islam: Cutting Edge or Obsolete? A Lecture by Dr. Roshan Iqbal '00 Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
Islamic Feminist Scholar, Agnes Scott College Assistant Professor of Religion, and Cornell graduate Roshan Iqbal gives this lecture in honor of mentor Addison Ault, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. ~Sponsored by The Chaplain & Spiritual Life Office.
4:00 pmVisiting Poet D.A. Powell Van Etten-Lacey House
D.A. Powell will read and discuss his work. Powell earned an MA at Sonoma State University and an MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His first three collections of poetry, "Tea" (1998), "Lunch" (2000), and "Cocktails" (2004), are considered by some to be a trilogy on the AIDS epidemic. "Lunch" was a finalist for the National Poetry Series, and "Cocktails" was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry. His next two books were "Chronic" (2009), which won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and "Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys" (2012), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry.
6:30 pmISLAMIC WISDOM ON LOVE @ Night Prayer Allee Chapel
6:30-7:10pm What do Muslims and Christians share in common? Join Islamic Feminist Scholar & Cornell graduate, Dr. Roshan Iqbal '00, as she speaks of love and compassion for the stranger during Night Prayer. Come also for peace prayers, brief sacred reading, tea, optional Communion, support, and inclusive love. This is an ecumenical Christian gathering honoring of differences and our shared humanity. Wherever you are on the journey, we welcome you. Location: Allee Chapel ~Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life's Soul Friends

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