Divinity Cafe Hallway
D'Najah Pendergrass (email@example.com), Sara Bayles (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Divinity Student Council (DSC) at Duke Divinity School will sponsor a student activity fair. Various student organizations will provide information about the mission of their groups and opportunities to get involved.
All Divinity School students are invited.
Duke Chapel Quad
The Office of Admissions at Duke Divinity School will sponsor a community-wide picnic as part of orientation this week for new M.Div., M.T.S., M.A.C.S., Th.M., Th.D., Special, and Exchange students.
The picnic will be held on the Duke Chapel Quad weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, a new location will be announced.
The Duke Graduate Conference in Theology (DGCT) has issued a call for papers for its 2014 conference. The conference, which will be held Oct. 3-4 at the Divinity School, is seeking papers from graduate students related to the conference theme “Do Not Be Silent at My Tears: Theological Perspectives on Suffering.”
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Duke Divinity School Professor Charles Campbell, re-entry activist Kimberly Brown, and attorney Daryl Atkinson will discuss excerpts from the film, Slavery by Another Name, and consider how the legacy of slavery shapes mass incarceration today.
The event is being sponsored by Project TURN, a local prison-based education program; PriMEDD, a Divinity School student organization dedicated to issues of incarceration; and the Durham County Public Library.
On April 9, the Divinity School will host a lunchtime discussion with Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law, “Military Suicide & Christian Witness: A Conversation and Call to Act.” The public event, led by student group Milites Christi, will take place in 0014 Westbrook at 12:30 p.m.
0016 Westbrook Building
Kevin Dumke (email@example.com)
The Student Workload Subcommittee, a task force created by the Duke Divinity School Curriculum Committee, will provide students at the school an opportunity to voice their opinions on a variety of topics regarding academic workload and their commitments outside of student life by conducting a Workload and Wellness Focus Group.
The subcommittee is preparing for a longterm review of the school's academic responsibilities and is seeking student feedback to assist in developing future projects.
Free pizza will be provided. Register by April 3 at 5 p.m.