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The Sacred Worth student group at Duke Divinity School and DukeOut at Duke University are sponsoring a short documentary film, "On The Male Side of Middle," written, directed, and edited by Paul Neudorf in collaboration with The Brethren Mennonite Council for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Interests. Lunch will be provided.
Register for lunch
Creation Matters, a Dike Divinity School organization, invites students, faculty and staff interested in the group and in helping plan events for the year to attend this meeting.
Duke Divinity School Professors Stanley Hauerwas (theological ethics), and Warren Kinghorn (psychiatry and pastoral theology) will join student veterans Andrew Bell (PhD, political science), and Logan Mehl-Laituri (MTS, Duke Divinity School) in discussing how the conduct and reality of war is narrated at Duke University during this brown-bag lunch. The lunch is sponsored by Milites Christi.
Attendees may comment or ask questions about the ways in which military and combat service are presented within a university setting. Those present will be able to register for the Milites Christi's "After the Yellow Ribbon" conference being held Veterans Day (Nov. 11-12) on healing the hidden wounds of war in communities and lives.
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The Duke Divinity School student group, "Manos Unidas," and National Farm Worker Ministry-NC are co-sponsing a presentation and discussion of theological perspectives that motivate the United Methodist Church's support of farmworker organizing. Topics will include immigration, the place of farm workers in the U.S. food system and the rights of workers to organize.
Debra Woodell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Representatives from the Florida Conference will be on campus to meet with students for two days. They will also be hosting students for dinner on Oct. 4, at a local restaurant. Contact Debra Woodell in the Dean’s Office for more information.
The M.T.S. and Th.M. programs at Duke Divinity School are sponsoring a joint brown-bag lunch for students considering doctoral work. All students at the Divinity School are welcome to attend. Speakers will include professors Reinhard Huetter, Warren Smith and Stephen Chapman.
The Program in Gender, Theology, and Ministry at Duke Divinity School will hold an information session for students interested in earning the Certificate in Gender, Theology, and Ministry and for anyone interested in knowing more about the program. The session will provide an opportunity to meet faculty and other interested students, as well as learn about courses being offered in the spring semester. Students now enrolled in the GTM program and those who have earned the certificate are invited to share their perspective and experience. Light refreshments will be served. Those unable to attend the meeting but interested in the program may contact Professor Anathea Portier-Young at email@example.com.
New Creation Arts Group will continue its concert series by hosting a performance by Jon Watts, a Quaker singer-songwriter who is releasing a new album called "Clothe Yourself in Righteousness." The album explores body theology and was inspired by a paper written by Maggie Harrison on the early Quakers' practice of going naked as a sign. Watts and Harrison, who will also be present, will respond to audience questions.
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Sacred Worth, a Duke Divinity School student group, and DukeOUT will sponsor a talk on "When Honoring Your Call Calls You Into Conflict" by Divinity School alumnus Jimmy Creech, a former United Methodist Church minister and author of "Adam's Gift." A free lunch will be provided. Register by Nov. 11.
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Manos Unidas, a revived Duke Divinity School student group focused on ministry, fellowship and service with Latino communities, will hold a welcome lunch. Attendees will receive a free lunch featuring Mexican food.
The group discusses issues affecting the Latino community abroad and in North Carolina, including how the doubling of the Hispanic population in the last decade in the state has affected the corporate and local church. In addition to lunch discussions throughout the academic year, the group will sponsor excursions to ministries and non-profits working with Latino communities and provide opportunities to worship in Spanish.