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Schedule for Convocation and Reunions 2009

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Monday, October 12, 2009
 8:00 am     Welcome Desk Opens Sarah Smith Gallery
 8:30 am       Coffee Commuter Lounge
10:00 am    

Reunion Gatherings Locations TBD (Lunch provided at 12:00pm)

  • Class of ’59, 50th ReunionISM Great Hall

  • ’73, ’74 & ’75 Cluster, 35th Reunion RSV Room

  • Class of ’84, 25th Reunion Bushnell S-100

  • ’93, ’94 & ’95 Cluster, 15th Reunion Latourette

12:00 pm    Class of ’59 Reunion Luncheon with Dean Harold Attridge Common Room
 2:00 pm   Alumni Tea Sterling Divinity Quadrangle Tent 
4:00 pm    

Opening Convocation Marquand Chapel

First Beecher Lecture:  Eugene L. Lowry

Keeping Time with the Word: The Sound of the Sermon

I. Time After Time: the three levels of narrativity

5:30 pm   Reception Sterling Divinity Quadrangle Tent
6:30 pm  

Dinner for the ’73, ’74 &’75 Cluster Reunion Quinnipiack Club

Class of ’84 Reunion Dinner Quinnipiack Club

Dinner for the ’93, ’94 & ’95 Cluster Reunion Quinnipiack Club

 

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

7:30 am   Welcome Desk Opens Sarah Smith Gallery
7:30 am  

Breakfast Conversation: The Impact of the Economy on Our Churches, Schools, Social Service Organizations, Families, and Selves Neibuhr Hall

Jerry Henry 80 M.Div., Facilitator

9:00 am  

Worship Marquand Chapel

Otis Moss III ’95 M.Div., preacher
Timothy R. Weisman ’07 Mus.M. ’09 M.Div., liturgist

9:45 am   Coffee Common Room
9:45 am  

Walking Tours of Sterling Divinity Quadrangle Front Gate of Sterling Divinity Quadrangle

10:30 am  

First Taylor Lecture:  Michael Welker Niebuhr Hall

The Theology and Science Discourse on Anthropology
I. What Can Theology Contribute to the Theology and Science Discourse?

12:00 pm   Alumni Awards Luncheon Old Refectory
1:30 pm  

ISM Kavanagh Lecture:  Gabriele Winkler ISM Great Hall

Some New Considerations Concerning the Relationship between the Liturgies of St.

Basil and St. James

2:45 pm  

State of the School Address by Dean Harold Attridge and Annual General Meeting of Alumni Marquand Chapel

4:00 pm  

Second Beecher Lecture:  Eugene L. Lowry Marquand Chapel

Keeping Time with the Word: The Sound of the Sermon
II. Encountering the Aristotle Blues: a jazz homiletic of narrative address and piano improvisation

8:00 pm  

Saturday Night & Sunday Morning Don ’62 B.D. and Emily Saliers Battell Chapel

An evening of music and conversation exploring their musical journeys and the crossovers

between the musical languages of Saturday night and Sunday morning. Ticket-holding Convocation registrants must arrive by 7:45 pm to claim reserved seating.

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

7:30 am  

Alumni Leaders Breakfast with Dean Harold Attridge Dean’s Residence

(Open to all current Alumni Board Members, Class Agents, and Class Secretaries)

8:00 am   Welcome Desk Opens Sarah Smith Gallery
9:00 am  

Worship Marquand Chapel

Sharon Watkins ’84 M.Div., preacher

Timothy R. Weisman ’07 Mus.M. ’09 M.Div., liturgist

9:45 am   Coffee Common Room
10:00 am   Open House Berkeley Center
10:30 am  

Second Taylor Lecture:  Michael Welker Niebuhr Hall

The Theology and Science Discourse on Anthropology

II. Flesh — Body — Heart — Soul — Spirit: Exploring the Depth of the Human Person

11:00 am   Berkeley Graduate Society meeting Berkeley Center
12:00 pm  

Breakout Sessions over pizza lunch

Student Panel Nieburh Hall

30th Birthday Party for the Coalition (Yale Divinity School’s student group for LGBTQ students and their allies) Sterling Divinity Quadrangle Tent

Conversation with Alumni Award Winners Cancelled

12:00 pm  

Berkeley Graduate Society Reunion Banquet Luncheon Old Refectory

1:30 pm  

BDS Pitt LectureMusonda Trevor Selwyn Mwamba Marquand Chapel

God of Wonder, Grace and Surprises

4:00 pm  

Third Beecher Lecture:  Eugene L. Lowry Marquand Chapel

Keeping Time with the Word: The Sound of the Sermon

III. Recovering the Voice(s) of Orality

5:00 pm   Conversation with the Beecher Lecturer Niebuhr Hall
5:30 pm  

Berkeley Evensong and Awarding of Honorary Degrees Marquand Chapel

Robert A. Willis, preacher

6:30 pm   Berkeley Reception Common Room

 

Thursday, October 15, 2009

9:00 am  

Worship Marquand Chapel

Ellen F. Davis ’84 M.A., ’87 Ph.D., preacher

9:45 am   Coffee Common Room
10:00 am   Berkeley Board of Trustees meeting RSV Room
10:30 am  

Third Taylor Lecture:  Michael Welker Niebuhr Hall

The Theology and Science Discourse on Anthropology

III. The Human Being in His/Her Relation to the Sustaining, Saving, and Ennobling God: Spiritual Realism in the Theology and Science Discourse

11:30 am   Conversation with the Taylor Lecturer Niebuhr Hall
     

          


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Questions/Mailing Address:
Alumni Relations Office
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
E-mail: divinity.alumni@yale.edu

 

--Last updated: October 8, 2009

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