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RSL Day Panel Announced!
RSL Day 2011
Thursday, February 17, 2011
“The Changing Face of Religious and Spiritual Life at Vassar: A Panel Discussion”
5:00pm-7:00pm, Room 300, Rockefeller Hall
“Religious and Spiritual Life at Vassar, 1968-2008: One Teacher's Perspective”
Michael McCarthy, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy
Panel of past and current chaplains/directors at Vassar College:
Rev. George Williamson, Jr., Ph.D.
Pastor Emeritus, First Baptist Church, Granville, Ohio
Rev. Allison Stokes, Ph.D.
Director, Religious and Spiritual Life, University of Rochester
Rev. Janet Cooper Nelson
Director, Religious Activities and Chaplaincy Services, 1989-1991
Chaplain of the University, Brown University
Rabbi Shirley Idelson
Director of Religious Activities and Chaplaincy Services, 1991-1998
Dean, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Rev. Samuel Speers, D.Min.
Director, Religious & Spiritual Life Office, 1999-present, Assistant Dean for Campus Life, 2010-present
Jonathon Kahn, Assistant Professor, Department of Religion and Program in American Culture(s)
Rabbi Rena Blumenthal, Assistant Director, Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, and Rose and Irving Rachlin Advisor to Jewish Students
RSL Day 2011, Full-Day Schedule
- 11am-3pm: Tabling by student religious and spiritual groups, College Center
- 11am-4pm: BIG Art 2010—“A History of Sacred Cows at Vassar”, Villard Room
- 5pm-7pm: Panel Discussion with former Chaplains and Directors, Rocky 300
- 7:00pm: Celebratory Dinner, South Asian Halal meal, Villard Room
Posted Thursday, February 3, 2011