The Q Source is published weekly
under the auspices of the office of the Dean of Students.Notices of events and concerns of the
community are included. All submissions
must be signed and include a contact phone number or e-mail address.Free classified ads are also printed for
members of the YDS community; these must be kept as short as possible. The Q Source is now available online at
http://www.yale.edu/divinity/Stu.QSource.html. All submissions must be e-mailed
firstname.lastname@example.org “Q Source” in the subject line. All
submissions must be in by Friday.No exceptions to deadlines will be made!!The right to edit is reserved. –Kelly J. Stone, Editor
FROM THE REGISTRAR:
All students should check-in on line at http://www.yale.edu/sis.If you did not receive your Yale NetID and activation PIN, you will need to go down to ITS, Users Accounts, 221 Whitney Ave.
Entering students.Once you have checked in you may register on line.There is open registration between August 30 beginning at and Friday, September 9 until.After you have registered for classes you should download your classes and have your faculty advisor sign it.Once it is signed it should be returned to the Registrar's Office.A list of Faculty Advisors is posted outside the Registrar's Office (1st floor Seabury) and in the Common Room. Student IDs will be issued or updated beginning August 30 once you have done the initial check-in on line, if you are not on the Bursar hold list or the measles hold list.*We will be in the Common Room from 9-1 August 30 through September 2 and all other times in the Registrar's Office, Seabury 1st floor.
All returning students..There is open registration between August 30 beginning at and Friday, September 9 until.After you have registered for classes you should download your classes and have your faculty advisor sign it.Once it is signed it should be returned to the Registrar's Office.A list of Faculty Advisors is posted outside the Registrar's Office (1st floor Seabury) and in the Common Room. Student IDs will be issued or updated beginning August 30 once you have done the initial check-in on line, if you are not on the Bursar hold list or the measles hold list.*We will be in the Common Room from 9-1 August 30 through September 2 and all other times in the Registrar's Office, Seabury 1st floor.
After on Friday, September 9 all changes and registration will have to be made through the Registrar's Office.
Please note:classes begin Wednesday, August 31. Classes meet on Monday, September 5, Labor Day. You may go to class before finalizing your registration.
*To find out if you are on Bursar's hold or measles hold, you may check the Yale's Student System Web page through http://www.yale.edu/sis.If you find yourself on Bursar's hold or measles hold, please see Detra Mac Dougall, the Registrar.If you have questions, do not hesitate to ask.
Worship 10:30am: August 29, -- September 2, 2005
All are Welcome!!
Convocation, Emilie M. Townes,
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion & Theology, will
preach on "Everydayness"
Wednesday: A New Service of Sung Morning Prayer for the Beginning of the Year
Friday: Table Stories for the First Eucharist of the Year,
Associate Dean of Students Dale Peterson, presiding
students are invited
to have lunch with
the faculty as guests of Dean Attridge
Date:Tuesday, August 30, 2005
Location:On the Quad
Please call 432-5308 with questions
LUTHERANS AND EPISCOPALIANS TOGETHER! An evening of
discussion, exploration and learning with Scott Cady and Christopher Webber,
clergy and authors of a guide to understanding. The event is planned for
new and returning students around Called to Common Mission, the full
communion relationship between the Episcopal Church and the EvangelicalLutheranChurch in America. Tuesday,
August 30 at Location
TBD.Sponsored by BerkeleyDivinitySchool at Yale
and Yale Lutheran Studies Program.For additional
information contact Jared Stahler (email@example.com).
COMMUNITY BBQ!The student organizations of YDS invite you to a community
BBQ on Friday, September 2nd on the Quad at . Please contact
Martha (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jared (email@example.com) with any
questions. Come hungry!
BELTERS AUDITIONS:Attention YDS Men: Do you like to
sing? Do you like sharing your talents with thecommunity? Have you been dying to
join a group with a Bible pun in itsname?Now's your chance!The
Bible Belters (YDS’ men’s a capella group) are holding openauditions on Thursday, Sept. 8
from in the Great Hall. Singersshould
come prepared to sing a short solo, do some individual sightsinging, aural exercises, and
group blending/sight singing exercises.Interested
YDS men should email firstname.lastname@example.org with questionsor to be placed on an audition
reminder email list. Walk-ins arewelcome, however.See you on Thursday!
CAREER SERVICES:Save the
date! YDS Seniors, save September 23 from 4-10 for the
first ever Senior Vocations Retreat. We're slated to be at the MercyCenter on the beach in Madison with time to think about
where each of us are headed in the year ahead and beyond. Further details
will be forthcoming. See Susan Olson, Director of Career Services with
FIRST YEAR STUDENTSHey first
years! Need a break? Need a listening ear? Want to come and
share what your life has been like lately with other first years?
Kristen Leslie will be hosting a gathering for you to come and talk about your
own personal transitions. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th at (immediately before the
community dinner). Please contact Martha (email@example.com) or
Jared (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions. See you there!
CAMERATA AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED!The Yale
Camerata, directed by Marguerite Brooks, Associate Professor of Choral
Conducting,Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale School of
a wide variety of choral literature, with a special commitment to choral music
of our time.During
the 05-06 academic year, the Camerata will collaborate
with world-renowned conductor Neville Marriner.
The Camerata is open to all Yale and non-Yale communities.
Lectures and Events
Yale symposium on institutional investor
responsibility and fiduciary duty:If money talks, what does it say?Wednesday, September 7, 2005, Reception to follow.GM Room, Horchow Hall, Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven.Free and open
to the public.To what
extent should investor responsibility include sustainability considerations
and, if so, how?Does
incorporating social and environmental concerns affect investors’ bottom line –
and, if so, what are the legal and ethical implications? This symposium is
focused on the role that institutional investors – such as pension funds,
endowments, insurance companies and banks - can, should and do play in
incorporating social and environmental concerns into their investment practice.
The Symposium is organized by graduate students at YaleUniversity in the Sustainable
Investment and Net-Impact studentinterest groups; with help from TheYale Center for Environmental Law and Policy.Sponsored
by the Class of 1980 Fund at the YaleSchool of Forestry & Environmental Studies.For more information
Sex and Religion in Migration:September
15 - 18, 2005
An international, interdisciplinary conference
examining how religious and gender identities arise and develop in relation to
one another in the context of globalization.Ten
internationally recognized scholars, authors and visual artists, will address
the conferences themes by reflecting on the bodily practices of migrants in
both refugee situations and immigrant populations in Europe and the USA. Our keynote speaker, HomiBhabha (Anne F. Rothenberg
Professor of English and American Literature and Language at HarvardUniversity) will address the categories of
displacement and migration as a lens for reading globalization and modernity.This
conference is hosted by Shannon Craigo-Snell (YaleUniversity), SiobhánGarrigan (Yale Institute of Sacred Music), Rebecca Kobrin (New YorkUniversity), and LudgerViefhues (YaleUniversity) on the campus of YaleUniversity.For
additional information, and for registration details, please go to:
Presented by Yale Institute of Sacred Music with
support from the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf
Fund, the Larry Kramer Initiative for Lesbian and Gay Studies, the Program in
Judaic Studies, and the Department of Religious Studies at YaleUniversity.
Professor Mark Jordan at UConn-Stanford:On Tuesday November
15, 2005.The following events will be held:Informal discussion on American
culture and the idea of a theocracy entitled:"Why
Queer Religion Must Be Forgotten"Lecture: "Blessing Same-Sex Unions to Save
Christian Marriage" For further information about these
events, contact Professor Frederick Roden at
203-251-8559 or email@example.com
Just Another Word:Presented
by the Christian Community Action.Thursday, October 27, 2005Shubert Theater, New Haven.Panelists include: Molly Ivins,
Syndicated political columnist, Ray Suarez,NewsHour
with Jim Lehrer senior correspondent, Anita Hill, Attourney,
professor and human rights activist.Colin
McEnroc, Moderator.Tickets ($57 and $22) go on sale September 1st
at the Shubert (1-800-228-6622 or www.shubert.com).Proceeds to benefit
emergency and transitional housing programs and other services for families in
crisis in New Haven.
Judaic Studies Seminars:It
is again my pleasure to invite you to attend our series of five Judaic Studies
fall semester faculty/graduate student seminars. The Program in Judaic
Studies, in cooperation with the WhitneyHumanitiesCenter,
sponsors this event. All seminars will take place from until in Room 208 of the WhitneyHumanitiesCenter.
Lunch will be provided.The topic of this semester’s
seminar is “The History of Science in Medieval Jewish Cultures: Some Aspects.”
Gad Freudenthal, Directeur
de Recherche, CNRS, Paris
and the Fall 2005 Horace W. Goldsmith Visiting Professor in Judaic
Studies/History, will chair the seminar.For
information on events sponsored by the Judaic Studies Program, see: http://www.yale.edu/judaicstudies>http://www.yale.edu/judaicstudies Please take note of the
dates and titles of the five sessions planned for the seminar this term:
Wednesday, September 14 The
History Of Science In Medieval Jewish Cultures: What Are We Talking About?
Wednesday, September 28 The
Reception And Accommodation Of Science In The Medieval Jewish Cultures Of Southern
Europe (12-13 Centuries).
Wednesday, October 12 The Non-Reception Of
Science In The Medieval Jewish Cultures Of Northern
Europe (12th-13th Centuries):
Why Did It Not Happen?
Wednesday, November 9 Epistemic Pessimism vs.
Epistemic Optimism And Their Consequences For
Science: Maimonides (1137/8-1204) vs. Gersonides (1288-1344).
Wednesday, November 16 The
Afterlife Of Hebrew Medieval Science In The Haskalah:
Rabbi IsraelZamosc And His Friends In Berlin
For Sale:Single bed and dresser,
Maple with pineapple motif on bed posts,
4 drawer dresser and mirror for $350. Other assorted household goods are also available. If
interested please contact Anita M. Shaffer at 203-481-5802.
Important Notice about Student Employment:Employment regulations and guidelines
have changed at the University for all positions
beginning this past July 1st. Prior to beginning work, a request
for funding, including a specific job description, with beginning and end
dates, needs to be provided to our office by the hiring supervisor. All
positions need to be posted online by the Business Office with Student
Employment and then a student is hired and the position is listed as
filled. Students are not able to begin work or receive pay for any
work completed before this has been done. In addition, students must have
completed all employment forms with the Business Office prior to beginning
work, even if they were employed at YDS last year. If this procedure is
not followed we will be unable to process any timesheets submitted.
Student Writers Wanted:YDS Directors of Publications and
Communications seek student writers to work flexible hours, averaging 2-3 hours
per week (more if desired), to produce well written, thoughtful and stimulating
stories about life on the Quad and beyond. Feature stories on students,
faculty, staff, alumni/ae; breaking news;
lecture/event coverage. Articles will appear primarily on the YDS web
site but might occasionally be used in DivinitySchool print publications.
Good writing skills a must. Journalism experience preferred but not
necessary.Contact Gus Spohn, Director of Communications, at
firstname.lastname@example.org, with resume and writing samples.
Student Editor Sought:YDS
Directors of Publications and Communications seek student editor to organize
and coordinate writing assignments for student writers - and to do some
reporting as well. Flexible work schedule averaging 5-6
hours per week. Articles will appear primarily on the YDS web site
but might occasionally be used in DivinitySchool print publications.
Good writing/editing skills a must. Journalism experience preferred but
not necessary.Contact Gus Spohn, Director of Communications, at
email@example.com, with resume and writing samples.
Director for ChurchSchool, Battell Chapel (Church of Christ In Yale):Student /spouse needed to help plan and
coordinate a multi-age church school program on Sundays. The children
will be the offspring of grad/prof students, faculty,
staff, and community members that attend the service at Battell. Battell
Chapel is located on the Yale campus, in walking distance from the DivinitySchool. This is a paid position.
To apply send resume to Martha Highsmith, Associate
University Pastor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part-time ministry/internship:Shalom United Church of Christ (formerly
known as The Church of Christ in Yale) is seeking an intern for part-time
ministry, in partnership with our open and affirming, peace and justice
congregation. Ministry opportunities include working collaboratively with
congregational members in planning and leading lively and creative worship;
pastoral care and outreach; program planning and social action.Please call The Rev. Allie Perry 865-6575 or
Charlie Pillsbury 782-3504.
Part Time Employment as a Youth Director!The
First Church of Round Hill in Greenwich, CT is
seeking a part-timeyouth director. FirstChurch is a small, Methodist congregation about45 minutes drive from the DivinitySchool in Greenwich's
beautifulbackcountry. Responsibilities of the YD include
teaching the Jr. HighSunday school class,
participating on the Christian EducationCommittee and organizing a
meeting once a month with the Sr. and Jr.High students. The job
can usually be done entirely on Sundays, notrequiring
more than 4-6 hours of work a week. Gas reimbursement andgenerous
pay are available for the qualified candidate. For moreinformation
call Rev. Bob Walker at FirstChurch
(203-629-3876) or onhis cell phone (203-536-4633) or via e-mail email@example.com.For additional information regarding the youth
director position, youmay also e-mail FirstChurch's last
youth director, Joel Zeiner firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday School Teacher: The
First Church of Christ, a UCC church located on the New Haven Greenin New Haven is seeking a
part-time (4-6 hours per week) Sunday SchoolTeacher. We are in the
process of revitalizing our Sunday School andare seeking the assistance
of a creative, nurturing, and enthusiasticteacher for our "One Room Sunday School".
We are looking to build astrong and exciting program that will help to meet the
needs of ouryoungest
members. While we have a current enrolment of 6-10 childrenwho range in age from to 10 years, it is our goal to
increaseparticipation and grow the program.Compensation, to be commensurate
with experience andtalent
as determined by the Board of Christian Education, isapproximately $15-$20 per hour.Interested persons should
submit a resume and/or letter ofqualifications to Donna Hall at email@example.com
Position for an Alto Section Leader:The choir at St. Thomas's Episcopal Church in New Haven (approx. 1 mile fromschool)
seeks an alto section leader for rehearsals Wed. evening ()and
Sunday mornings (). Fee for the two together
is $75/week.Transportation available. Repertoire includes chant,
early music, classicAnglican tradition and spirituals. Contact Alan Murchie at 203/624-4229 firstname.lastname@example.org for more
information or to schedule an audition.
Administrative Assistant:Part-time position (academic year)
available at a small Episcopal Elementary Day School in New
communications and writing skills desired.Strong computer skills (knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)
required. Please forward all resumes to the Business Manager, FilomenaCardinale.Please contact Business Manager for further
information on salary and to schedule an interview.For complete job description and
Thomas’s Day School, 203 776-2123 or email@example.com
Child Care: Looking for
after-school/sometimes-evening-care for my very lively nine-year old daughter.
About fifteen hours a week, Monday through Friday. Car necessary. If interested, please call Serene
Caregiver Needed!Hamden family is looking
for a responsible person to take care of two children (a 7-year-old girl and a
13-year-old boy) in our home (Spring Glen area, near Best Video) -- three times
a week, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, during the school year. Easily
accessible by public transportation, but having your own car would be a plus.
Days flexible and rates negotiable. If
interested, please call Janet or Jose at 288-5444 (days or evenings) or reply
via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home school Assistants:My husband, Joseph, is a PhD student in the Religious Studies Dept. at Yale.
Before coming here we worked in North Africa for 15 years in a Christian
relief and development project. Our twins (age 13 boy and girl) have been home
schooled over the past several years. We are seeking a few home schooling
assistants to teach them this year (05-06). We want to offer part-time
work of anywhere from to 18 hours per week. The
curriculum is easy to follow and the children are bright and eager to learn. We
live near the DivSchool. We hope to begin Monday, Sept.
26th. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to me at
would be helpful if you could include the following:1) resume or c.v. with references,2) minimum and maximum
number of hours you could work per week,3) your particular areas of strength including what
subjects you could tutor well,4) your contact information including phone # and best
times to call5)
any questions you have.
at 616 Prospect Street needs someone to cook, serve and
clean up breakfast on Sunday morning’s from7:00 to to from 1 to 8 people.The
pay is $17 an hour or $68 for the morning.Please
call the owner, Elizabeth Lopez at 562-7121 or her cell 671-7342.
Public Worship at Battell Chapel:
An ecumenical worship service of the historic Church
of Christ in Yale.
on Sunday mornings. Church school/child care provided (beginning
September 4) Handicap accessible. We welcome and support persons of any race,
age, nationality, physical ability, mental condition and sexual orientation.