MORMON STUDIES INITIATIVE
BRIAN BIRCH (UVU) NAMED FIRST
MARLIN K. JENSEN SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE
MORMON STUDIES INITIATIVE
In 2010, the Tanner Humanities Center launched an initiative to support the study of Mormonism on campus and in the wider community. This initiative encourages vibrant, intellectual exploration of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, its people, values, history, culture, and institutions. To learn more, click here.
Monday, December 5, 2016, 2 - 3:30pm
Language & Communication Bldg (LNCO)
Luz María De la Torre is a lecturer of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Latin American Institute in UCLA. She is a Kichwa indigenous woman from Ecuador. Her research, writing, and teaching focuses on topics relates to the Andean indigenous cosmovisión, gender from the Andean perspective, Andean alternative economies and knowledge, and new political relations between the nation-state and indigenous peoples. Her latest book proposal deals with what it means to be an Indigenous woman today. She is also working on developing a method for teaching the Quechua/Kichwa language.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6 - 9:20pm
Broadway Centre Cinemas 111 E. Broadway Salt Lake City, UT 84111
HAMLET | *TUESDAY, DEC 06, 6PM Running Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes (20-minute interval) @SLFS - Broadway Centres Cinemas 111 E. Broadway, SLC, UT Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, the original 2015 broadcast was experienced by over half a million people worldwide. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7 - 8:30pm
Humanities Building - Carolyn Tanner Irish (CTIHB)
*Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-587-8879. Participants: Marlin Jensen, Lisa Tait, J. Spencer Fluhman, and Grant Underwood The aim of this panel is to provide an engaging and well-rounded discussion on how the LDS Church has engaged the academic study of Mormonism in recent years and the lessons and implications of these relationships. We have invited representatives from a variety of church affiliates to address their approach to the academy and share information on current and future programs and initiatives. The discussion will center around a handful of questions (listed below). Proposed Questions
- From the perspective of your role, how is the command to seek learning “by study and also by faith” understood and applied? What principles inform the optimal balance between the two?
- Can you describe how the “information age” has affected institutional programs and methods?
- What lessons can be drawn from the history of the Church’s engagement with the secular academy?
- What are the most fruitful areas yet to be explored in the academic study of Mormonism?
- What are your three favorite scholarly works related to Mormonism?
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 2 - 5pm
Park City Library 1255 Park Avenue Park City, UT 84060
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2698019 Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of millions of people around the world. Based on Michael Morpurgos novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africas Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage. Wine and beer available for purchase. Run time: 180 min Directed by Nick Stafford
Thursday, February 2, 2017, 9am - 3pm
Union - A. Ray Olpin (UNION)
Come to the 2017 All Campus Career Fair on Thursday February 2. For graduating seniors and alumni seeking career oriented positions in all majors. Internships for Juniors & Seniors!