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Highlights

  • Oct. 30: Svenningsen, Stanichar Faculty Recital

    Tenor Dr. Russell Svenningsen, assistant professor of music and director of the Collegiate Chorale, and pianist Dr. Christopher Stanichar, associate professor of music and director of the Augustana Orchestra will present a free recital at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Kresge Recital Hall.

  • Oct. 28: Orchestra to Perform Holiday 'Hauntcert'

    Tis' the season for the Augustana Orchestra's performance of “Hauntcert" — an audience favorite with spooky music and special guests set for 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. The "Hauntcert" will feature "ghastly" orchestral works, including classical crowd-pleasers like Gounod’s "Funeral March of a Marionette" (made famous as the theme song to "Alfred Hitchcock Presents"), Grieg’s "March of the Trolls," and Berlioz’s "March to the Scaffold." 

  • Oct. 26: Premiere of "Somewhere Between" Documentary

    Almost 80,000 girls have been adopted from China by American families since 1989. The stories of four of those girls are the focus of "Somewhere Between," an award-winning documentary receiving its five-state premiere in a special showing at Augustana beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct 26.

  • Oct. 16: South Dakota to South Sudan

    Augustana and the Argus Leader will host a community gathering to discuss "South Dakota to South Sudan," a seven-part series by Argus Leader reporter Steve Young, featuring the efforts of Sudan native and Sioux Falls resident David Jal and others to rebuild the country. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Kresge Recital Hall.

  • Oct. 16: An Evening of Poetry with Joe Wilkins

    Award-winning author and poet Joe Wilkins will present a poetry reading at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in room 123 of the Humanities building. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public. A National Magazine Award finalist and PEN Center USA Award finalist, Wilkins lives in northern Iowa, where he teaches writing at Waldorf College.

  • Oct. 11: Vice Presidential Debate-Watch

    The Augustana Republicans, Augie Dems and the Committee of Undergraduate Political Scientists (C.O.U.P.S.) are sponsoring a viewing of the vice presidential debate beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, in GSC 100. The event is open to all Augustana students and faculty members. 

  • Oct. 11-Nov. 10: Gallery Features Domonique Venzant '02

    The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana hosts “Sine Qua Non,” a new installation of ceramics and sculpture by Domonique Venzant '02, through Nov. 10. Venzant begins with basic forms like cylinders, bowls and teapots, which then evolve into extemporaneous interpretations of these forms.

  • Oct. 9: Author Catherine Friend to Speak on Campus

    Award-winning Minnesota author Catherine Friend will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Kresge Recital Hall. The event is presented by the Augustana Library Associates.

  • Oct. 8: Marine Explorer Thorleif Thorleifsson Public Lecture

    Norwegian mariner Thorleif Thorleifsson will present a public lecture on "A voyage Around the North Pole: Modern Exploration and Climate Change” on Monday, Oct. 8, in Kresge Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Oct. 5-7: Viking Days 2012 - "Going for the Blue and Gold"

    Viking Days 2012 is October 5-7. Classes ending in 2 and 7 will celebrate reunions on Friday, October 5. All of your favorite Viking Days activities are taking place on campus again this year. Get your tickets now!