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Spirit & Place Festival: Light, Living, Laughter and Hope

This event is part of the 2014 Spirit & Place Festival, which runs from November 7-16, 2014. When spiritual journeys intersect, creativity and fresh insights arise to enrich life experience. Join Rabbi Sandy Sasso and Quaker songwriter Carrie Newcomer for a very special interfaith evening of stories and songs that express …

November 8, 2014
Butler University
Jelani Cobb: “Contingent Freedom: Civil Rights from Brown v. Board to Michael Brown”

The Indiana Association of Historians and the Department of History & Anthropology at Butler University invite you to a lecture by JELANI COBB, “Contingent Freedom: Civil Rights from Brown v. Board to Michael Brown.”   Join us on October 24 at 4 p.m. in the Krannert Room of Clowes Hall …

October 24, 2014
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Butler University Visiting Writers Series Presents Kaui Hart Hemmings

Author Kaui Hart Hemmings will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Atherton Union, Reilly Room, as part of Butler University’s fall 2014 Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series. Admission to all events in the series is free and open to the public without tickets. For more information, call 317-940-9861. Hemmings …

September 30, 2014
Butler University
Butler Center for Faith and Vocation, Tutu Center Present ‘Religion and Reconciliation in Global Perspective’

Keynote speaker: Allan Aubrey Boesak, the Desmond Tutu Chair of  Peace, Global Justice, and Reconciliation Studies at Christian Theological Seminary and Butler University. He also directs the Desmond Tutu Center for Peace, Global Justice, and Reconciliation, a joint program of Butler and Christian Theological Seminary. Respondent: Robin Turner, assistant professor …

September 23, 2014
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Butler University Visiting Writers Series Presents Tracy K. Smith

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Tracy K. Smith will open the fall 2014 Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series on September 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Atherton Union Reilly Room. Admission to all events in the series is free and open to the public without tickets. For more information, call 317-940-9861. …

September 17, 2014
Butler University
The Magic of Music and Flight: Ascent, Weightlessness, Descent

A lecture by Michael Beckerman, 2014 Wayne Wentzel Guest Lecturer, Chair of the New York University Department of Music, and insightful musicologist and teacher.

April 10, 2014
Butler University
Ballet 101

Admission is free, but tickets are required and available at the Clowes Hall Box Office James Cramer, Butler dance alumnus and Community Relations Manager for Clowes Memorial Hall, presents an introductory history of ballet including the role of fairy tales and fables in story ballets. Enjoy video clips of dancers …

April 8, 2014
Butler University
Bound by the Stories We Tell

Join Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, director of Butler’s Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts Initiative, and a panel of artists, theologians, and historians, as they explore how the biblical myth of The Binding of Isaac (Genesis 22) travels through the centuries in literature, art, and music. Panelists include: Elizabeth Mix, Chair, …

April 5, 2014