Campus Events

2020 Orr Forum Dr. Amy-Jill Levine Workshop

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine
Brooks Science Center Auditorium
Thursday, March 26

Lecture: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Jesus’ Parables as Jewish Stories
Jesus told parables to fellow Jews: recovering that original setting corrects their frequent anti-Jewish interpretations, provides a grounding for better Jewish/Christian relations, and offers new insight into both ancient and present-day ethics.

2020 Spring Orr Forum: Dr. Amy-Jill Levine Lecture

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine
Brooks Science Center Auditorium

Lecture: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Jesus’ Parables as Jewish Stories
Jesus told parables to fellow Jews: recovering that original setting corrects their frequent anti-Jewish interpretations, provides a grounding for better Jewish/Christian relations, and offers new insight into both ancient and present-day ethics.

Accepted Student Day April 2020

We invite all accepted students to join us for a day of fun and friendship. This is an opportunity for you to get to know the campus as well as your future classmates. The event includes information sessions focusing on student life, academics and campus clubs and activities.

Register and find more information here.

Accepted Student Day March 2020

We invite all accepted students to join us for a day of fun and friendship. This is an opportunity for you to get to know the campus as well as your future classmates. The event includes information sessions focusing on student life, academics and campus clubs and activities.

Register and find more information here.

Common Hour: Gertrude Hitz Burton

Gertrude Hitz Burton: A Wilson College Alumna’s Modern Victorian Life

Also part of Women’s History Month Lecture Series Sesquicentennial Edition

Common Hour: “Cussedly Independent”

“Cussedly Independent:” Historic Women of the Wilson College Physics Dept. 

Also part of Women’s History Month Lecture Series Sesquicentennial Edition

Common Hour: “College certainly has been grand this year”

“College certainly has been grand this year”: The Letters of Helen Carnell Eden, Wilson Class of 1929

Also part of Women’s History Month Lecture Series Sesquicentennial Edition

Common Hour: The New Woman in a World of Conservatives

The New Woman in a World of Conservatives: Hannah Patterson, Wilson College and Woman’s Suffrage

Also part of Women’s History Month Lecture Series Sesquicentennial Edition

Common Hour: BOLD WORDS

BOLD WORDS, readings by Michael Cornelius, Matthew McBride and more

Common Hour: Queering God Towards a Celebratory Theology

Queering God Towards a Celebratory Theolog

So much of our conversation around sexuality and gender identity centers around combating the "clobber verses" in the Bible that are tossed around to invalidate any identity outside cisgender and heterosexual norms. What happens if we flip the script and begin looking at Scripture with an eye not towards how the Bible might condemn queerness, but how it might uphold and celebrate it?"

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