Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Wilson Chen 

Dr. Wilson Chen (literature)
was among a select group of scholars chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges and the Gilder Lehrman
Institute to take part in a seminar on "Slave Narratives" held at Yale
University in June 2015.

 

Upcoming Events

Sep
14
Meet the Artist Reception: Eleanor Spiess-Ferris
Main Campus in Lisle
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Details

Meet the Artist Reception: Eleanor Spiess-Ferris

Date: September 14

Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Komechak Art Gallery (Kindlon, fifth floor)

Event Sponsor: Komechak Art Gallery

Contact: Ms. Cathaleen Gaddis    630-829-6320    cgaddis@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join us for a wine and appetizer reception to welcome artist Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, whose exhibition "Magical Realism" begins on August 22. This is an opportunity not only to meet and discuss the exhibition with the artist, but to gather with other artists, faculty, students and the local art community. 

Sep
19
Lunchtime Talk: Sr. Corita Kent, Activist and Artist
Main Campus in Lisle
12:00 PM
Event Details

Lunchtime Talk: Sr. Corita Kent, Activist and Artist

Date: September 19

Time: 12:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Komechak Art Gallery (Kindlon Hall, fifth floor)

Event Sponsor: Komechak Art Gallery

Contact: Ms. Cathaleen Gaddis    (630) 829-6320    cgaddis@ben.edu

Event Description:

Bring your lunch and learn as Komechak Art Gallery curator Teresa J. Parker opens your eyes and mind to the religious artwork on the Lisle campus.

Sep
29
Library Faculty Author Series: "Stoogeology: Essays on the Three Stooges" by Prof. Pete Seely
Main Campus in Lisle
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

Library Faculty Author Series: "Stoogeology: Essays on the Three Stooges" by Prof. Pete Seely

Date: September 29

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: To be determined

Event Sponsor: Benedictine University Library

Contact: Cynthia Kremer    (630) 829-6054    ckremer@ben.edu

Event Description:

Open to the public.

Sep
29
Global Studies Forum: “Dancing in Damascus: Resilience and Creativity in the Syrian Revolution”
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Global Studies Forum: “Dancing in Damascus: Resilience and Creativity in the Syrian Revolution”

Date: September 29

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall 321

Event Sponsor: Global Studies Program, with support from a DOE-UISFL grant

Contact: Ms. Lynn Dransoff    630-829-6250    ldransoff@ben.edu

Event Description:

A talk by miriam cooke, Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University

Professor cooke's research focuses on the intersection of gender and war in modern Arabic literature and Arab women writers' constructions of Islamic feminism.

Free and open to the public.

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