All events listed in this calendar are free and open to the public. Contact the sponsoring department or organization for additional information.
The public is invited to a book sale at Hendrix
College’s Bailey Library on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2, from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. The library will offer a wide variety of used media and books for
sale, priced at $1.00 for paperbacks and $2.00 for hardcovers. A portion of the
proceeds will go to Campus Kitty, a campus-wide program of charity fundraising
events that in the past four years has raised more than $100,000 for nonprofit
organizations in central Arkansas. Hendrix is at 1600 Washington Avenue in
Conway, and the library is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and
Winfield Street. For more information, contact Britt Murphy at 501-450-1288 or
Lynn Beatty at 501-450-4556.
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The Marshall T. Steel Center
will honor three extraordinary church and community leaders at the 33rd Annual
Steel-Hendrix Awards banquet on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Student
life and Technology Center’s Worsham Performance Hall North.
The banquet and lecture are
sponsored by the Marshall T. Steel Center for the Study of Religion and
Philosophy and the Office of the Chaplain. Tickets for the banquet cost $25 and
are available through March 2, 2018. For
more information or to purchase banquet tickets, visit www.hendrix.edu/steelhendrixbanquet.
The annual Willson Lecture follows
the banquet, and is free and open to the public. This year’s guest lecturer is
Dr. Teresa Fry Brown, who is the Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School
of Theology. An ordained Itinerant Elder, she is the fourteenth
Historiographer, Editor of the A.M.E.
Review and is the Executive Director of Research and Scholarship for the
African Methodist Episcopal Church. She earned her Ph.D. in Religious and
Theological Studies from Iliff School of Theology and the University of Denver,
with an emphasis in Religion and Social Transformation. Her Master of Divinity
degree is from Iliff School of Theology, and she also holds a Master of Science
degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from
the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri. She is the author
of five books, including Delivering the
Sermon: Voice, Body and Animation in Proclamation (Fortress Press, 2008), and
of numerous articles and chapters in edited publications.
The Willson Lecture will take
place in the context of a worship service at 7 p.m. in Worsham Hall South.
by Brigitte Rogers
Friday-Saturday curtains • 7:30 PM