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 email@example.com 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
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 and Friday, January 26 until . 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.
From Barbara Blodgett: The orientation part-time internship program will be held on Wednesday January 31st or Thursday, February 1st (same session, two alternative times) from in Latourette Hall.
Lectures and Events
You are invited to attend Faculty Search
Candidate Lectures at Yale Divinity School for the following positions:
Jean Porter, John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology at The University of Notre Dame, 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.
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Studies (Jr.)
Amy Kalmanofsky, Assistant Professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, will present a lecture in Latourette, Rm. S223 on Wed., 1/24 at entitled Israel's Baby: Horror and the Horrible in the Hebrew Bible. A reception, in the hall outside of Rm. S223, will immediately follow the lecture.
Jeffrey R. Stackert, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at the
Reformation History (Sr.)
Craig Harline, Professor in the History Dept. at
*Also, please welcome each of these candidates at the coffee hour in the Common Room at (following Chapel service) on the day they are presenting their lectures.
for Peace & Justice has organized a march in
2007 Parks-King Lecture: Dwight Hopkins, professor
of theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School, is the featured
speaker at the 2007 Parks-King Lecture.
His lecture is titled “The Black Church and Its Mission for the 21st
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 (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 in the YDS Student Book Supply. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
Sunday, Feb. 4: () Music Workshop/rehearsal in Marquand Chapel
Monday, Feb. 5: (): Music Workshop/rehearsal in Marquand
(): Light dinner provided for workshop participants (RSVP 436-4818)
: Concert/lecture in Marquand Chapel.
*Questions about these events should be directed to Yolanda Smith at (203) 436-4818 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
are invited to the play Brand, by
Henrik Ibsen (directed by Mike Donahue) on January 25-7. "All or nothing" is the motto of
Brand, a priest with deep faith and unbending convictions. Set in the rugged Norwegian outlands, Brand
is the story of his struggle to reconcile his high hopes for humankind with his
belief that humanity has gone badly astray.
Caught in an avalanche of grief, and unyielding in his commitment to his
ideals, Brand marches onward in his journey toward salvation. Produced by the
creative team of 2005's powerful
group of students from the
the Date:: (Pink) Party 02/02. Fund-raiser reception to benefit New Haven
HIV/AIDS testing programs.
Etiquette Lessons: Flummoxed by forks? Wondering about wines? Nervous
about luncheon or dinner interviews with potential employers (or graduate
school admissions committees)? Afraid your manners have gotten a little lax of
Never fear, Mr. Manners is here! A two-part workshop on basic manners for
(church/non-profit) business meals will be held at YDS. Participants will learn (at
the first meeting) the basics of which spoon when, how to graciously order or
decline food, and all the many niceties that will make candidates feel much
more comfortable when an interview and a meal are combined. A
Workshop part A:
Workshop part B:
RSVP to email@example.com if you
would like to attend. If you would like
to attend, but have a schedule conflict, also RSVP to Susan Olson, and you will
go on a priority list should a second workshop be needed. Sorry, underclass men and women: this
opportunity, due to budget, is limited to those expected to graduate in
2007. You'll get your chance next year. Oh, and the gentleman from
Calling all future pastors/priests/ministers/chaplains/religious professionals! On Monday, February 5, Professor Jan Holton and Rev Bill Goettler will be offering a workshop for students on how to conduct pre-marital counseling. The workshop is scheduled for and will take place in the JE Dining Room. This workshop will be the first in what we hope will be a semester-long series of workshops that help equip students to address a number of practical parish/ministry issues. Come when you can and leave when you must - and bring your lunch! Dessert will be provided by the Office of the Dean of Students. There is no fee or registration needed, but to get a feel for numbers, if you are interested in attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wanna be a Winer? The Sacramental Winers, YDS's all female a capella
singing group, are holding auditions! This Thurs evening,
The Undercroft Bookstore (at
Help needed: I'm writing to ask for your
help with an installation of temporary housing.
Six Global Village Shelters (http://www.gvshelters.com/)
will be installed on the Quad from January 23rd through February 24th. We will erect the shelters on Tuesday,
January 23rd beginning at Meet at Marquand Chapel. No particular skills required! Lunch served!
A half hour of your time would be appreciated! Once the installation concludes in February,
you'd be welcomed to take a unit for your own purposes, church, or camp. For instance, a
Photos for Graduating
professional photographer is visiting the
semester, the University Chaplain's Office will sponsor two bereavement groups for students. The first group is designed for those
students (undergraduate/graduate/professional) that are mourning the death of a
loved one. The group meets on Tuesdays,
beginning January 23, at There will be six meetings,
each held in the Lovett Room which is in the basement of Battell Chapel (enter
Jesus Rocks: Holy Communion with the music of Bono/U2: U2charist with
ancient rituals and rock and roll will be held as a ONE campaign benefit for the Nambale
Residential School project in
Needed/Lost and Found:
I misplaced a magenta/pink travel mug somewhere on campus on Wednesday. It has a handle and Starbucks printed in small writing on one face. If you happen upon it, could you please let me know? email@example.com.
Babysitter Needed: Melissa Matthes and family are looking for afternoon childcare for our wonderful children. Flexible hours and days. Primary responsibilities include driving to various after school activities (car provided), laughing out loud at incomprehensible jokes, and making interesting crafts with glue and yarn. Please call for details. Good pay, fun family and a happy divinity school mom. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dog Needs Home: I need a home! My name is Delilah, and I am a two-year-old adorable dog. I love other dogs and children, and I am sweet and gentle. I am also smart (because I am part Jack Russell) and affectionate (because I am part beagle). I only weigh 30 pounds, and I am okay with living in an apartment. I don't bark very often, I don't chew, I a housebroken, and I can do a few tricks (like high-fives and handshakes). I am in need of a new home because of a break-up, not because my owner doesn't want me anymore. Please, please, if you think I might be the right dog for you, call or email my owner: email@example.com. Yours (hopefully), Delilah
Apartment Available: Low cost apartment available 2 miles from campus. Rent=$330 plus gas and utilities split with two roommates (both Yale students). If you're interested or know someone who is, please call Daniel Anderson.
Director of Christian Education Wanted:
Yale Opera is seeking two male actors to play waiters in Act II of our upcoming production of La Boheme, with performances at the Shubert Theater on February 16-18. The schedule of rehearsals and performances is attached. If you are interested, please contact Grant Meachum at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-432-2690.
like to let you all know about a worship service happening this Sunday, January
21st. At , at the
The week ahead in Marquand:
Monday, January 22: The Almost Saints Series continues, commemorating César Chávez, led by the Catholic Student Group.
Tuesday, January 23: Graduating Students Alicia Brooks and Matt Haugen, preaching.
Wednesday, January 24: Sung Morning Prayer: Music from Gaelic Scotland, arranged by Robin McClellan.
Thursday, January 25: The Difficult Text Series begins, Dean Harry Attridge, preaching.
Friday, January 26: Community Eucharist during the International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Professor Emilie Townes, preaching and presiding.
Services begin at ; all are welcome!
University Church welcomes you to the following worship opportunities:
Sunday, December 21
Public Worship in Battell Chapel. A service of Holy Communion, with Rev.
Frederick Streets preaching. Ecumenical Christian worship in the
- Evening Prayer - Dwight Chapel on Old Campus. Student-led, informal ecumenical Christian worship, with music, scripture, and a spoken reflection offered by a student. Cookies and hot drinks served.