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THE YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL NEWSOURCE

January 12, 2007

 

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 danielle.tumminio@yale.edu  with “Q Source” in the subject line. All submissions must be in by 5:00 p.m. Friday.  No exceptions to deadlines will be made!!  The right to edit is reserved. –Danielle Elizabeth Tumminio, Editor

 

Academic Information

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From the Registrar’s Office

On Line Registration

 

All students should check-in on line at http://www.yale.edu/sis. 

 

Once you have checked in you may register on line, if you are not on hold.  There is open registration between January 16  beginning at 9:00 a.m. and Friday, January 26 until noon.   After you have registered for classes you should download your classes and have your faculty adviser sign it.  Once it is signed it should be returned to the Registrar’s Office. Registration forms will not be accepted by the Registrar’s Office without an approved signature.    Your registration is not complete until the signed form is returned.  Failure to turn in your signed registration form by January 26 will result in a $50.00 late registration fee.

 

There will be a $10.00 fee for every course change made after January 26.

 

Reading Course proposals and Downtown permission slips are due January 26.  All Credit/No Credit forms and Grading option forms are due by January 30.

 

NOTE:  No student may enter a course after January 26 without the permission of your faculty adviser and the instructor involved.  Under no circumstances will students be allowed to enroll in a course after the third week of classes (February 6).

 

ID stickers available from the Registrar’s Office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

To:                  All YDS students and faculty

 

From:              Robert Wilson, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

 

Date:               January 11, 2007

 

Re:                  Deadlines

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THIS IS THE OFFICIAL NOTICE OF

IMPORTANT DEADLINES FOR SPRING SEMESTER, 2007

 

Deadlines

 

1.     January 26 is the last day for a refund, approval of a reading course, approval of a down town course, and to add/drop a course without charge.

       

2.     January 30 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.

 

3.     February 6 is the last day to add a course.

 

4.     March 5 is the last day to drop a course.  After March 5, a grade of F will be automatically recorded if a drop form has not been submitted to the registrar’s office.

 

5.     May 11 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 June 30.  After June 30, all requests for further extensions must be submitted to the Professional Studies Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

Course Addition for Spring Semester: Patrick Evans will be offering Rel 928: Musical Skills and Vocal Development for Parish Ministry in the spring semester on Mondays from 1:30-4 in Marquand Chapel.  This practical course is designed for students who intend to be involved in worship planning and leadership, whether ordained or not.  The course is designed to serve all students, from those with very little vocal confidence or formal musical training to students with plenty of both.  Small group and individual voice coachings are combined with plenary sessions on the theology of singing, hymnody, psalmody, chanting, global song, African-American song traditions.  Contemporary praise and worship as well as other genres of liturgical music.  Four field work observances and a final paper are required, as well as a final collaborative liturgy project in which the students will choose and lead all the music, drawn from the traditions mentioned above.  Any students interested in this course should email patrick.evans@yale.edu if you’d like a copy of the syllabus or have any questions.

 

Change in Course Christian Initiation Professor: Please note that the course "Christian Initiation" will not be taught this semester by Prof. Spinks, but rather by Visiting Professor Gordon Lathrop. The course is offered on Monday afternoons from 1:30-3:20.  Prof. Spinks will, however, teach his course "The Worship Mall" as noted in the course schedule.

 

From the Ministry Resource Center: We have resources available for upcoming events, like the Week of Christian Unity, Black History Month, and Lent.  We also have a variety of workshops available.  Let us know if you would like to participate and we will schedule and publicize them. 

 

Environmental Values and Ethics Grants: The Rev. Albert Neilsen Awards in environmental values and ethics are available in amounts ranging from $3000 – 5000.  They are allocated to Yale students interested in conducting projects dealing with some aspect of environmental values and ethics.  Projects can range from archival or empirical research, writing, to applied practice-related activities.  Projects involving summer internships are also a possibility.  For graduating students, projects must be completed by May 2007; for returning students, projects can be completed by September 2007.  Half the award will be provided on acceptance of the proposal; the final half on receipt of a minimum 5 page final report.  Proposals should include maximum 3 page narrative and budget.  Send proposals to Professor Stephen Kellert by February 15; awards will be announced by March 1.

 

 

Lectures and Events

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Professor Serene Jones invites students and colleagues to a drop-in reception for her father, Joe Jones, in her home on Thursday, January 25 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Joe Jones, was Visiting Professor of Theology at YDS last academic year and would enjoy a chance to see former students and to catch up with friends. Serene's home address is 221 Everit Street in New Haven (From the divinity school: Take a left off of Canner just past the intersection with Whitney Ave.  221 is on the right near the end of second block. 624-2773).  Come and "do some good theology" over a glass of wine or punch.

 

This semester, the University Chaplain's Office will sponsor two bereavement groups for students.  The first group is designed for those students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional) that are mourning the death of a loved one.  The group meets on Tuesdays, beginning January 23, at 6:30 p.m. There will be six meetings, each held in the Lovett Room which is in the basement of Battell Chapel (enter on College Street).  Contact Susan Olson (susan.olson@yale.edu) for more information.  The second, "Living with Grieving,  is designed for those students that are living with a loved one's serious illness.  This group meets on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., beginning February 7, and will continue for four weeks. Further information may be obtained by contacting callista.isabelle@yale.edu.  This group meets in the Lovett Room (Battell Chapel) as well.  Both groups are open to students of any faith or no faith tradition.  A group for faculty and staff members is also being formed.  Those with interest in that group should contact callista.isabelle@yale.edu.

 

Call for Submissions from Maroon: The Yale Journal of African-American Studies: Maroon brings together texts that reflect a bounty of inquiry within multiple methodologies of African-American Studies. As the field continues to expand, we recognize a limitless wellspring of opportunities for generative engagement in various creative, political, and academic discourses. Accordingly, we encourage submissions of

diverse genres, styles, viewpoints, and sensibilities that explore issues in African-American Studies.  We hope, ultimately, to illuminate something of the past, to address

the critical concerns of our present, and to gesture toward future stories yet to be told or even imagined.  The deadline for submissions for the Spring 2007 has been extended to

Tuesday, January 16, 2007. Please email all submissions, in MSWord document format, to yalemaroon@yahoo.com. We look forward to reviewing your work.  P.S. Feel free to submit appropriate seminar papers.

 

On Monday February 12 from 10 - 11:30am at the New Theater, 1156 Chapel Street, there will be a free talk with Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb.  He will speak about his work at the helm of one of the most complex arts organizations in the world. Topics include new audience development initiatives, the Met's interest in theatrical and visual artists, the use of web and HD transmission technologies at the Opera, and his work balancing art and business. He will also be presenting video from past performances. There will be a short Q&A session after the talk.  The talk will be moderated by Edward Martenson, chair of the department of Theater Management at the Yale School of Drama, and will be followed a question and answer period. Open to all members of the university community.  Seating is limited; to guarantee a seat please RSVP to naomi.okuyama@yale.edu or call (203) 432-2173

 

You are invited to attend a lecture given by Joel S. Baden, Ph.D., Professor at Harvard University and candidate for the junior position in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Studies at YDS.  This talk will take place on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at 5:30 in Latourette, S223.  He will speak on “The ‘New’ Covenant of Exodus 34: Its Source-Critical Origins.”  Reception immediately following the lecture in the hall outside of Rm. S223  *Also, please welcome Joel Baden at the coffee hour in the Common Room at 11:00 am (following Chapel service)

 

Jeffrey R. Stackert, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of Minnesota, and candidate for the junior position in Old Testament and Hebrew Bible Studies will present a lecture in Niebuhr, Rm. N123 on Thurs., 1/25 at 5:00 pm entitled Asylum Altars and Asylum Cities: Understanding the Conceptualization of Biblical Refuge.  A reception will immediately follow the lecture in Rm. N123.  Please welcome Professor Stackert to coffee hour on the day of his lecture.




Jean Porter, John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology at The University of Notre Dame and candidate for the senior position in ethics will present a lecture in Niebuhr, Rm. N123 on Tues., 1/23 at 12:30 pm entitled Divine Wisdom and Human Authority:  Reclaiming a Theological Perspective on Positive Law.  Please welcome Professor Porter at coffee hour on the day of the lecture.


Craig Harline, Professor in the History Dept. at Brigham Young University and candidate for the senior position in Reformation History specializes in the specializing  will present a lecture in Niebuhr, Rm. N123 on Wed., 1/24 at 4:00 pm entitled Religious Wars at Home: The Reformation and Confessionally Mixed Families.   A reception will immediately follow the lecture in Rm. N123.  Please welcome Professor Harline at coffee hour on the day of his lecture.

 

The annual Parks-King Lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 6, 2007.  Dwight Hopkins, professor of theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School, is the featured speaker at the 2007 Parks-King Lecture.  Hopkins is a constructive theologian working in the areas of contemporary models of theology, black theology, and liberation theologies.  The Parks-King lecture, hosted by Yale Divinity School (YDS) since 1983, commemorates Rosa Parks and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.  Its goal is to bring the contributions of African American scholars, social theorists, pastors and social activists, to YDS and to the wider New Haven community.  The lecture will begin at 5:15 p.m. in Marquand Chapel.  A reception will follow in the YDS Common Room.

 

Black Alumni Forum  Tuesday, February 6, 2007, “Black Theologies: Pulpit, Academy, Pew.”  A panel of black alumni and faculty (past and present) will discuss the dynamics of black theological education as it relates to YDS, the church, the academy, and the wider community.  The panelists will include: Reverend Dr. Flora Wilson Bridges, YDS ‘86, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at the School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University; The Reverend Canon Enrique R. Brown, YDS ‘74, Priest-in-Charge at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Jackson Heights, New York; Dr. William “Bill” Jones, former YDS faculty, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Religion and first Director of African American Studies at Florida State University; Reverend Dr. A. Knighton Stanley, YDS ‘62, Pastor Emeritus of Peoples Congregational Church, Washington, D. C. and adjunct professor at Howard Divinity School; and Dr. Emilie Townes, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion & Theology at YDS.  The Reverend Dr. Frederick “Jerry” Streets, YDS ‘75, Yale University Chaplain and Associate Professor (adjunct) of Pastoral Theology at YDS will moderate the panel.  The forum will take place from 3:30-5:00 p.m. (prior to the Parks-King Lecture) in Marquand Chapel.  A book signing featuring the works of our panelists and Dr. Hopkins will be held prior to the forum from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in the YDS Student Book Supply.   The forum is part of a research project titled “‘Been in the Storm So Long:’ Yale Divinity School and the Black Ministry—One Hundred and Fifty Years of Black Theological Education.”  It is being conducted by the Rev. Dr. Yolanda Y. Smith, assistant professor of Christian Education at YDS, and Dr. Moses N. Moore, Jr., YDS '77, associate professor of American and African American religious history at Arizona State University. 

 

Music Workshop, Lecture, and Concert:  Sunday and Monday, February 4-5, 2007.  In conjunction with the Parks-King Lecture and the Black Alumni Forum, the Reverend Nolan E. Williams, Jr., minister of music at Metropolitan Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. (the home church of one of America’s premier gospel recording artists, Richard Smallwood) and music editor of the African American Heritage Hymnal will be lecturing and leading a music workshop/concert at YDS in Marquand Chapel.  The schedule for this event is forthcoming.

 

The 2006-7 Bartlett Lecture will be given by Mark A. Noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 5:15p.m. in Niebuhr Hall.  He will speak on the topic: "The contribution of African American religious thought to the Civil Rights revolution, 1760-195.”  Reception following in the Sarah Smith Gallery.

 

GPSS Random Dinner: Random Dinners attempt to facilitate the meeting of graduate and professional school students with those in disciplines outside their own through good company and good food.  First thing's first, this entire undertaking relies on a few of you generous souls who are willing to host a group of 5-12 people (wholly dependent on what you want) at your abode for dinner.  There are three nights to choose from (January 26-8).   Register at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=488553099489.  Registration will end on Friday, January 19th at NOON (late registers will be contacted if and when someone cancels).  This is a potluck dinner so what you end up eating is wholly dependent on you and your dinner companions. The GPSS will provide a little wine - enough for a glass for each of you.

 

Healing Prayer Class: Mondays, 11:15 12:45, Dates: Jan. 22 – April 30, Facilitator: Michele Kinrade, Ph.D.  In this group we will discuss some of the major topics in healing prayer as it is practiced in churches today.  We will review the history of healing prayer from biblical times to its resurgence in the 20th century. We will also examine how various denominations and worship styles differ in their approach to healing prayer. There will be time for discussion and prayer at each session.  Class topics will include praying for physical and emotional (inner) healing, reconciliation, deliverance, and more specific applications including praying for the grieving, the dying, and for people with addictions.  We will also review some of the current scientific studies on praying for healing. We will conclude with discussions about how to establish a healing prayer ministry in a church and how to develop a prayer team.

 

The Joys and Challenges for Women in Ministry: Time:  Thursdays, 11:30 – 1:00, Dates:  Jan. 18 – March 8, Facilitator:  Bari S. Dworken.  What’s it like in the “real” world of church ministry for women who are in leadership?   This Spiritual Journey Group will provide an opportunity for women to address difficult issues such as boundaries, physical and emotional safety, family concerns, expectations, personal time, and more…in a safe space.  Each week (except the first and last) a woman who is an ordained Minister, Priest, or Roman Catholic Laywoman will join us to spark discussion providing insights and strategies.  RSVP to megan.hollaway@yale.edu so we can reserve the right space.

 

Drawing as Prayer: Time:  Thursdays, 11: 30 – 1:00, Dates:  Jan. 25 – April 26, 8 sessions, Facilitator:  Elaine Ramshaw.  This group will meet weekly, and draw in response to scripture passages or other spiritual writings or songs (a sort of lectio divina, but with nonverbal response). There will be “prompt” questions to provide a way into drawing in relation to the reading. No artistic talent is required, and you won’t have to show your drawing to the group if you don’t want to!

 

Art and Soul: A Path to the Holy: Time: Mondays, 1:30 – 3:00, Dates: Jan. 22 - Feb. 5, Facilitator:  Harriet Carew.  Play and pray!  Open your heart and paint your soul!  The body/mind/spirit connection will be nurtured through music, breathing, movement, and imaginative techniques. Participants will create soul art in silence using oil pastels which will be provided. Paintings, which will be invited to grow from week to week, will become the focus of individual meditation.  Wear socks and loose, washable clothes.

 

Peer Spiritual Direction: Time: Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30, Dates: Jan. 18 – April 12, Facilitator: The Rev. Jane Stickney.  Have you thought about what it would be like to some day offer spiritual direction as part of your ministry? This group will explore the theory and practice of spiritual companionship, looking at ancient and modern models. There will be exercises to hone listening and awareness.  Working in dyads there will be an opportunity to “practice” on each other. Each pair will agree to meet regularly through the semester, taking turns listening and being listened to.

 

Discernment Group: Time:  Mondays, 11:30 – 1:00, Dates:  Jan. 22 – March 5, Facilitator:  The Rev. Julie Kelsey.  Are you uncertain about whether or not you are called to ordained ministry?  And if so, in what tradition?  If you do not sense a call to

ordained ministry, do you lie awake wondering what your lay ministry will look like?  Should you go for an M.A.R. or an M.Div?  If any of these questions - or any other questions of discernment are on your mind and heart, you are invited to explore them in this 6-session spiritual direction group for discernment.  Sign up outside the Annand room at S-105

 

Spiritual Practices for Daily Life: Time:  Mondays, 11:15 – 12:45, Dates:  January 22 – April 30, Facilitator:  Matthew Calkins.  We will learn about and practice forms of Christian prayer from throughout the tradition, including various types of contemplative and mental prayer and the prayerful study of Holy Scripture. We will discuss how to develop a Rule of Life and consider the barriers that keep us from maintaining a regular discipline of prayer as well as how we can make ourselves available to the grace that enables regular prayer.  Sign up outside the Annand room, S-105

 

Rabbi Daniel S. Brenner, Director of the Center for Multifaith Education and the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Weidmann, Director of the Center for Church Life will speak on this topic: Torture: Is It Ever Moral?  Open to the public.  Fordham University School of Law, 140 West 62nd Street, Room 430, New York, NY 10025.  January 25, 6:00 - 7:45 p.m.

 

Randall Balmer on Politics, Evangelicalism, and the End Times: Program fee: $20 per session; $50 for Series, Auburn Seminary, 3041 Broadway, at 121st Street, New York, NY 10027, Thursdays, February 1, 8, & 15, 2007, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.  This series will offer an historical review and analysis of Christian movements in America with emphasis on the current convergence of politics, eschatology and Christianity AND what it all has to do with church life and the challenges of being the church in and for the world.

 

Preaching Leadership in Lent and Beyond: Text Sermon, and Leadership for Ministry.  This topic will be engaged during a weekend at Auburn Seminary from January 27-29.  Program fee: $225.  Co-Facilitators: Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper, Senior Minister, Judson Memorial Church and Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis, Senior Pastor, Middle Collegiate Church.  The Women’s Preaching Academy at Auburn Theological Seminary is designed to support and strengthen the preaching and leadership of clergy women. Sponsored by Auburn’s Center for Church Life, the program features nationally recognized clergy leaders and educators, fosters collegial relationships among participants, and provides the space, experience, and expertise to work on preaching as one of the core capacities of faithful leadership within, and for, congregations.  Saturday, January 27, 1pm - 6pm; Sunday, January 28, 9am - 4pm; Monday, January 29, 9am - 3pm.  To register please call Auburn at 212.662.4315 or email cjm@auburnsem.org.

 

Yehezkel Landau of Hartford Seminary invites applicants for Building Abrahamic Partnerships an intensive program January 7-14. This eight-day intensive training program offers a practical foundation for mutual understanding and cooperation among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Participants learn about the tenets and practices of the three faiths, study texts from their respective scriptures together, attend worship at a mosque, synagogue, and church, and acquire pastoral skills useful in interfaith ministry.  Anyone interested in either course can contact Yehezkel at ylandau@hartsem.edu or by phone at 860.509.9538.

 

Rabbi Carol Levithan of the JCC in Manhattan is hosting a series entitled Voices of Reason in Unreasonable Times.  The first event is Tuesday, Feb 6 7:00 PM with Avner Haramati and Sami Abu-Dayyeh Avner Haramati.  Haramati is a Jerusalemite, organizational psychologist and social entrepreneur, is the founder of Besod-Siach (The Enigma of Dialogue), an organization that promotes dialogue between groups in conflict within Israeli society, chairman of The Inter- Cultural Center of Jerusalem and board member of ICCY-Ginot Ha'ir, a center on Emek Refaim. He is co-founder of Atarot JV, a company which develops and manages a high tech industrial park in Jerusalem. His friend and co-founder of Atarot JV, Sami Abu- Dayyeh is a Palestinian Christian, educated in the United States, owner of East Jerusalem's Ambassador Hotel and CEO of the international Near East Tourist Agency (NET), a family business established in 1964 and one of the largest tour operators in the Middle East. Please visit www.jccmanhattan.org for more details.

 

Talks at the Bioethics Center:

 

January 22 - Monday

Time: Noon

Location: 87 Trumbull St, Conference Room Working Research Group: "End of Life Issues"

Speaker: Suresh K. Reddy, MD, FFARCS, Director of Palliative Care Physician Fellowship, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Topic: "Pain Management: Out of the Box"

(For further information or to RSVP, e-mail carol.pollard@yale.edu)

 

January 25 - Thursday

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Room B012, ISPS, 77 Prospect St, Lower Level Conference Room

Working Research Group: "Rights of Children"

Speaker: Robert Ian McCaslin, Assistant in Medicine, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Topic: "Ensuring Access to Quality Health Care for America'sChildren: The Role of the States"

(For further information or to RSVP, contact jonathan.moser@yale.edu)

 

 

Classifieds

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Needed/Lost and Found:

 

Wanted: student/s to dog/house sit for 2 short periods of time:  1) one week this March, from Weds the 14th to Weds the 21st; and 2) 5 days toward the end of May -- from May 30 to June 4.  We live on Edgehill Road (continuation of St. Ronan) less than a mile from the Divinity School in a large, comfortable house across from Edgerton Park.  We have 2 dogs, an 11 year old brittany and a 5 year old cavalier King Charles spaniel, both super friendly with people.  Requirements: 1) must love dogs and be used to caring for them; 2) must be responsible and reliable; 3) must be willing to spend most of the time not in class at home with the dogs (which is why we love to hire students who don't have 9-5 jobs).  If you're interested, please email me, Barbara Levine, at barblev@hotmail.com, give me some information about yourself, and include your phone number.  I will be out of the country until March 3, but will have email and telephone access, and will get back to you almost immediately!  We presently have a student from the school of forestry staying with the dogs, but due to her schedule, she cannot stay here the additional weeks (above) that we need someone.  Thanks!

 

Hey, gang!  Is there anyone who has recently taken the GRE and has some of those flashcards laying around that I could buy from them?  If so, please contact me at bryan.mccarthy@yale.edu.

 

Does anyone have housing connections in the vicinity of Columbia University?  I am looking for a place to stay a couple of nights a week (Tuesdays-Thursdays) while attending my classes at Columbia's Social Work School (1255 Amsterdam Ave, between 121st and 122nd St) program beginning in mid-January.  Duration: Jan 2007 - May 2008 (flexible); budget: $1000/month max (negotiable).  I'll need access to a fridge and a kitchen.  I'm pretty responsible, neat and organized.  This is an urgent request. None of the room/apartment options so far have worked out satisfactorily. Kindly respond as soon as possible.  Thanking you.  (rakesh.peterdass@yale.edu)

 

For Sale:

 

Car for Sale!  Don't miss the opportunity to buy my awesome Toyota Avalon.  This is a very nice car and it has never given me any problems.  It is solid, fast, clean, safe, and has all the bells and whistles.  Great car for an individual or a family (technically, it can seat 6).  Also, you will never find a 2001 with miles this low.  The Specifics: 2001 Toyota Avalon XLS - $13,900 (Kelly Blue Book $14,785), Low Miles: ~39,500, clean, well-cared for, never seen salted roads (west coast transplant), adult owned and driven (one family), no accidents, six disk CD/AM/FM/Cassette Stereo with JBL sound, dual power seats (split bench), silver with gray interior cruise control, ABS (4-Wheel) Alloy Wheels, dual front air bags, front side air bags, A/C, power steering, power door locks, tilt wheel, remote door locks (security/panic button), Alarm system  Please email kerith.cannon@yale.edu for more information or to see the car.

 

Suite Available: Beautiful private suite consisting of bedroom, library, and small bath in East Rock area private home. Wi-fi, fully furnished, maid service.  Extremely quiet and charming but very limited cooking.  Perfect for visiting scholar. Long-term tenant preferred.  $500/month includes utilities. Available immediately.  Email mewgbh@aol.com or telephone (203)777-3161.

 

Employment:

 

Employment Opportunity:  Resource Assistant need in the Ministry Resource Center, 10-3.  The position runs from the latter part of May to September 2007; it is also available during the 2007-8 academic year.  You are invited to apply in the Ministry Resource Center.  This is an opportunity to deal with the real, live questions/concerns in the practice of ministry as students and leaders in congregations use the Center and as you become familiar with the resources produced by all publishers.  Get an application and talk with Carolyn Hardin Engelhardt, Director, about this position.

 

Research Assistant Need for Research in Ethical Guidelines in HIV Prevention: Under the mentorship of Dr. Kaveh Khoshnood of the Yale School of Public Health and Dr. Robert Levine of Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Interdisciplinary Center in Bioethics, the student research assistant will: Collect, review and critique existing HIV Prevention research relevant ethics documents.  She or she will also describe and discuss inconsistencies in these documents and provide a synthesis and critical commentary of the key ethical issues in HIV prevention research supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.  The work is expected to begin Feb 1, 2007.  We have funds for about 80 hours at $20 per hour.  Preference will be given to PhD or master’s students with experience and interest in bioethics.  If interested, please submit a brief cover letter highlighting your interest and experience in bioethics and your CV to Kaveh.khoshnood@yale.edu

 

 

Worship Opportunities

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Marquand Services Resume:


Tuesday, January 16th: A Service of Epiphanies. Welcome back!
Wednesday, January 17th: A familiar setting of Sung Morning Prayer.
Thursday, January 18th: Graduating student Erinn Staley, preaching.
Friday, January 19th: Good News Testimonies and Community Eucharist, led by Yale Black Seminarians; Lindell Toombs, presiding.

Services begin at 10:30; all are welcome!

 

From Battell Chapel:

 

Professor Drew Days, III, Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law, Yale Law School, will be preaching in Battell Chapel on Sunday, January 14 at 10:30 am as part of the Teachers as Preachers series, and in celebration of the life and ministry of Rev. Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.  All are welcome to this service of ecumenical Christian worship in the University Church. Contact Associate Chaplain Callista Isabelle (callista.isabelle@yale.edu) with any questions.

 

MLK Celebration: On behalf of the Black Church at Yale you and your friends are invited to join us in our 4th Annual Gospel Extravaganza in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.  This event is bringing together the Yale Community and the Greater New Haven area to glorify God and to pay honor to one of His humble servants. A night full of song, dance, multimedia, and poetry is yours to enjoy for $5.  This event will take place on Saturday, January 20th and 7 o’clock in Battell Chapel.  RSVP: bcayge2007@gmail.com.