THE YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL NEWSOURCE
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 to firstname.lastname@example.org with “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. –Danielle Elizabeth Tumminio, Editor
THIS IS THE OFFICIAL NOTICE OF IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES FOR FALL SEMESTER, 2006
1. September 15, is the last day of on-line registration.
2. September 15, is the due date for submitting a reading course proposal.
3. September 15, is the last day to turn in a permission slip to
take a downtown course.
4. No course can be added after September 27.
5. After September 15, a fee of $10 will be charged for each
6. September 20 is the last day to submit a request of Credit/No
Credit form. It is also the last day to submit a form to take a Credit/No Credit course for a grade.
7. October 25 is the last day to drop a course. Courses dropped
after October 25 will have a grade of "F" or "NC" automatically recorded.
8. December 22 is the official end of the term, and all work is
due by that date. Faculty may set earlier deadlines if they wish. In exceptional circumstances, such as illness or family crisis, the instructor may grant an extension until February 14. After February 14, all requests for further extensions must be submitted to the Professional Studies Committee.
FROM THE REGISTRAR:
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,
Entering students. Once you have checked in you may register on line. There is open registration between Tuesday, September 5 beginning at and Friday, September 15 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. Registration is not final until the signed form is 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 September 5 once you have done the initial check-in on line, if you are not on the Bursar hold list or the measles hold list or transcript hold.* We will be in the Common Room from 9-1 September 5 through September 8 and all other times in the Registrar’s Office, Seabury 1st floor.
All returning students.. There is open registration between Tuesday, September 5 beginning at and Friday, September 15 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. Registration is not final until the signed form is returned to the Registrar’s Office. Student IDs will be updated beginning September 5 once you have done the initial check-in on line, if you are not on the Bursar hold list. We will be in the Common Room from 9-1 September 5 through September 8 and all other times in the Registrar’s Office, Seabury 1st floor.
After on Friday, September 15 all changes and registration will have to be made through the Registrar’s Office.
Please note: classes begin Wednesday, September 6. You may go to class before finalizing your registration.
*To find out if you are on Bursar’s hold or measles or transcript 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, please see Detra Mac Dougall, the Registrar. If you have questions, do not hesitate to ask.
REGISTRATION FORMS DUE BY this Friday, September 15!!
REL 918 Introduction to Christian Religious Education (Tuesdays ) has been moved from Bushnell S101A to the Latourette Lecture Hall.
Time Change for REL 938, Ministry as Jazz: Because of schedule conflicts, and to accomodate additional students who desired to take the course, the new time for REL 938, Ministry as Jazz: Phenomenology of Pastors in Practice, with Prof. Chris Scharen will now be , Tu-Th. This new time will take effect with next week's class--Tuesday the 12th. Please contact Chris (2-8671, email@example.com, or S116A) if you have questions. Please let others know about the change who might be interested in the course!
From Susan Olson: Due to the number of students asking for appointments in the first two weeks, and my own crazy schedule in the same two weeks, I have posted a sign-up sheet for appointments on my door. If you are one of those folks wanting to get together and talk vocational and career planning early on, hie thee hither to my door (I have always wanted to use that phrase) and sign up! Time slots are for next week, as I am out of town for most of the rest of this one.
Lectures and Events
Come be PINK at in the Common Room, Wednesday, September 13. PINK supports a fundraising event each year, and there are many details to be worked out, including the cause to be supported, as well as coordinators and volunteers for the event. If you’d like to help, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (and be sure to congratulate her on her marriage to Eric Jeuland!).
Dear friends, You are cordially invited to attend the faculty organ recital of Martin Jean, Professor of Organ and ISM Director, on Sunday, Sept.10 at 8pm in Woolsey Hall. He will play works of Dupre, Franck, Howells, Reger and an organ transcription of Saint-Saens "Danse Macabre". The recital is free and open to the public.
The Berkeley Schools Initiative: A program for all
interested YDS students focusing on school leadership, teaching, and chaplaincy
in independent and church-affiliated schools. Our first event will be
Invitation to British Historical Studies Colloquium: On Thursday, September 14 at in room 38/39 at the Beinecke Library, Room 38/39, Steven Pincus will present a talk on “James II's Catholic Modernity.” The paper will be followed by an informal dinner wit the speaker. His paper is available to download at http://www.yale.edu/macmillan/britishhistorica/schedule.html. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Information on Joint Degree
If any of you are medievalists, please let me know your addresses so I can register you with the Medieval Studies Program. The Program, chaired by Professor Anders Winroth of the History Department, sponsors lunch for discussion of work every Tuesday at around 12 in "the pit" at Branford College. Professor Youval Rotman is in charge of the medieval lunch this year. Once you are on the list, the program will keep you in touch with many activities on campus for medievalists throughout the year. It is a wonderful community of scholars. There is also a roster of courses; I have it if any of you are interested. Salve! Margot.Fassler@yale.edu
An informational meeting for the Fulbright Fellowship Program will be held at September 13 from 3-4 in HGS, room 119. Additionally, an informational session for the Fulbright-Hays Fellowship Program will be held on September 20 from 3-4 in HGS, room 119.
kick-off meeting for Students for
Reproductive Justice will be held on Wednesday, September 20 from . Stay tuned for reminders
and a room location. The meeting will feature the president of the
The Beinecke Rare Book and
The Beinecke Library will open “Taking Possession: Imperial Encounters and Re-encounters with Native Meso-America,” an exhibition looking at 16th-century encounters among Europeans and the indigenous peoples of Meso-America as well as the 19th-century emergence of popular and scholarly interest in understanding the culture and history of Aztec, Mayan, and Olmec communities.
Dwight’s Hall’s Bazaar for Community Service and Social Justice will be held on September 12 from 7-9 in Dwight Hall on Old Campus. More information is available at www.dwighthall.org.
German Lunch Table: The German lunch table is an informal weekly gathering of professors and students at the YDS cafeteria, where we will have lunch together and talk in German about current topics, experience, etc. We will meet for the first time this fall semester next Wednesday from . At this first meeting we will try to find a day of the week that is fitting for most attendees. Thus, if you are unable to make it next Wednesday, but would like to come to this table, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate which day will work for you. All are invited! No Language Exam necessary!
The Yale Committee on Social Justice (YCSJ) will have its first meeting this Thursday, September 7 from in the RSV Room (S200). Please bring your lunch. This meeting will provide us with an opportunity to introduce ourselves, discuss planned and possible programs, and share our experiences working the areas of social justice. We look forward to seeing old and meeting new members then. Best, Ellen Hoke, Brandon Johnson, and Debra Slade.
Auditions! All women (students or
spouses) who enjoy singing are invited to audition for YDS' women's a cappella
group this THURSDAY, SEPT.14 in Marquand Chapel. We are looking for around 5
new members this year and while we especially need low altos and good
sight-readers, all parts and abilities are welcome to audition. Please contact
email@example.com, if you are interested and for more details.
Invitation to join the Community Conversation Committee: The Community Conversation Commmittee (CCC) is responsible for overseeing our weekly opinion board, Dear Theo, and for planning panels or 'fireside chats' on any topics that seem relevant to our community. We are seeking interested students to join this important committee. If you are interested, please let Tamara know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concert for Peace To Be Held in
Crumbs from the
Planned Parenthood of
is looking for Divinity students interested in getting experience with
post-abortion counseling. This is a relatively new program that would involve
counseling patients over the phone; it would be a very low time commitment and
could be done anywhere. Students with
CPE and/or relevant experience preferred. For more information, please contact
Anne Blackfield (
Abdullahi An-Na'im, Professor of Law at Emory University will be giving a talk entitled, "Human Rights and Global Citizenship: An Islamic Perspective" on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 7pm in Bartlett Hall, Room 123, 84 Lipman Drive, New Brunswick, NJ. Driving direction can be found at: http://maps.rutgers.edu/directions.aspx?id=25.
Praying with their
Feet! A group of people of faith from
Wanted: a room for short term rental (2-4 weeks) while female college grad looks for a job and housing. Any time after Sept 15. Preferably non-smoking and with parking available nearby, but won't be picky. I'm quiet and unobtrusive and clean, don't mind pets, and will cook for you! Contact Susanna at or email@example.com, or Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books for sale: I am looking to sell three volumes used in Prof. Farley's History of Christian Theological Ethics class The History and Character of Calvinism by John T. McNeill - $15 Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion, vols. 1 & 2 (hardcover, limited highlighting) - $40 for both. If interested please e-mail email@example.com.
stop by the Common Room on September 20th between and meet the incomparable,
informative Mark Hoyer from J. WIPPELL
& CO.! Mark will have his Fall
collection of fine clergy goods on display and will be happy to answer any
questions may have about the difference between a cassock and a cotta and other
vagaries of clerical dress. Get measured
for future orders of the finest custom clergy shirts and try on that alb you've
Condo in Westville: Professor Gordon of
Mature Student for Academic Year Rental in my home: Furnished basement apt., living room, bathroom, attached bedroom shared laundry. Quiet and clean. Nice neighborhood with off-street parking. $800.00 per month + 1 month security. Lease and background check. Must like cats but not have any of your own! Call (203) 494-4212
Babysitter wanted for
Greetings! As we embark on a new year of worshipping together in Marquand, the replacement of the pews with chairs offers us a new versatility for seating configurations. Those of you who have helped move pews in the past know of the unsung physical and logistical work that goes on behind the scenes in an effort to to make Marquand an innovative, inviting, and beautiful place of worship. This exciting opportunity to contribute has not departed with the pews, however, as we are now recruiting the next generation of chair movers for the coming year! Paid opportunities will be available to those who can commit to this work on an ongoing basis. Please reply to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you're interested or if you have any questions!
A Yale staff person is seeking three students to work at a family wedding on
The Publications Office is seeking a Class Notes Editor for up to 10 hours a week in the fall semester. The job entails collecting, collating, compiling and writing the alumni Class Notes for inclusion in the 2007 issue of Spectrum. Some phone calling of prescreened, highly receptive alumni required. Our office is centrally located on the second floor of Seabury. Free coffee and condiments come with the job, as do friendly coworkers and flexible supervisors. Possible extension of the job, in a slightly altered form, into the spring semester. If interested, please send a resume to Frank at email@example.com.
The Yale College Dean's Office is looking for a Graduate Coordinator for the Mellon Mays and Bouchet Undergraduate Fellowship Programs. The position description is attached. Interested applicants should visit the Yale Student Employment Web site https://yalestudentjobs.org to apply and submit required materials to the Yale College Dean's Office. If you have questions, please contact Dean Saveena Dhall, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worship Notices from Battell Chapel:
Sunday, Sept 10th, FREE
PICNIC following worship – All are welcome!
Sundays 9:30 AM Bagels & Bibles ~ Prepare for worship by reflecting on the scriptures of the day - every Sunday morning at in the Lovett Rm (lower level, Battell Chapel). Bagels and coffee, as well as lively conversation, will be available.
Morning Prayer: Wednesdays at Battell Chapel: A
service of Christian morning prayer especially for Yale staff and other
early-birds! A prayerful breather in the middle of your busy week. All are
welcome. Sponsored by the
Evening Prayer: Sundays , Dwight Chapel. A student-led candlelight service of scripture, music and reflection. Dessert and conversation to follow. Musicians, readers and hospitality folks needed! Contact Associate Chaplain Callista Isabelle (email@example.com) if interested in providing leadership for this service. All are welcome. Starts Sunday, September 17th.
Stressed Out? Need some quiet? Battell Chapel is open Monday-Friday Noon-1:00 PM for quiet reflection, prayer or meditation. Take a break and enjoy the quiet. Begins
If you don't know what Sunday@5 is (or you just can't get up early for church), you must join us this Sunday, September 10, for our first Sunday@5 worship service of the year! This week, your excellent colleagues, Erika Hirsch and Vicki I, will be preaching! Free food (yummy lasagna...) will follow! Where: First and Summerfield United Methodist Church, corner of Elm and College When: Sunday, September 10 at 5pm First and Summerfield (fsumc.org) is a progressive, reconciling United Methodist Church welcoming persons of every race, culture, class, age, ability and disability, and sexual orientation.
Church of Christ
wishes to invite YDS students to their weekly worship service on Sundays at . This new congregation, with historic ties to
Yale, is deeply committed to peace and social justice. Because the word shalom means extending
hospitality as well as seeking peace, an agape dinner (pot luck meal) always
follows worship. Shalom UCC is located in the
Center Church Parish House,
Compline with the Christ Church
Choir: The final prayers of the day in
the monastic tradition, Compline is a contemplative service of quiet,
reflection, and beauty. The sanctuary of