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October 2017

Martin Luther: A Symposium on a 500 Year Legacy

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Foundation Hall Manzulli Board Room

Join us or a full day worth of discussions on the Reformation.

Event Schedule

9:00 AM
Welcome Address by Lily D. McNair, PhD., Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Introduction to the Symposium by Bishop Robert Alan Rimbo, Metropolitan New York Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and Member, Wagner College Board of Trustees

“Stranger Things: Luther, Media, and the Reformation" by Rev. Martin Malzahn, Wagner College Chaplain

"The Scientific Reformation" by Brett Palfreyman, Wagner College Faculty, History Department

"The incredible endurance of the false thesis: Weber and the rise of capitalism” by Kamil Wielecki, Ph.D., University of Warsaw Faculty

"Martin Luther's Vernacular and the Politics of Print Culture for Indigenous Communities, from Native Americans to the Oromo of Ethiopia" by Steven W. Thomas, Wagner College Faculty, English Department

This first session will be moderated by Alison Arant, Wagner College Faculty, English Department.



"Two simple words that changed the Christian world forever” by Walter Kaelber, Wagner College Faculty, Religious Studies

"Envisioning Protestant Ethics: Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Art” by Laura Morowitz, Wagner College Faculty, Art Department

“Burn their homes! Questions of Intolerance and anti-Semitism” by Lori Weintrob, Wagner College Faculty, History Department

“The Reformation, Predestination and the case for Enslavement” by Rita Reynolds, Wagner College Faculty, History Department

This second session will be moderated by Alison Smith, Wagner College Faculty, History Department.

LUNCH in Faculty Dining Room


"Did 16th Century Lutheran Women Have a Reformation?" by Dr. Joy A. Schroeder, Professor of Religion at Capital University, Professor of Church History at Trinity Lutheran Seminary, and holder of the Bergener Chair of Theology and Religion at both institutions in Columbus, OH

"Resisting Tyrants and their Flatterers: The Virtue of Honesty in Martin Luther's Political Theology" by Dr. Anthony Bateza, Assistant Professor of Religion, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Session and discussion moderated by Bishop Robert Rimbo.


Zumba Class

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Hall B9, Staten Island, 10301

Reunification of Migrant Families Panel

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This year we have 30 families that will be reunified with their dear ones after ten or more years of separation. They will share with us their experiences, talk about forced migration and about the effects of separation.

Peer Tutoring for NR353 (N2) Health Assessment Exam

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Peer Tutoring for NR353 N2: Health Assessment Test #2

Residential Education Student Staff Recruitment Information Sessions

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Foundation Hall Manzulli Board Room

Stop by to learn more about how to become an RA or CL for 2018-2019

Robert Perretta – Vice President at J.P. Morgan

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Hall 22, Staten Island, 10301

WagCAB Meetings

October 23 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Main Hall 8, Staten Island, 10301

ACE Speaker, Black Power Movement 50th Anniversary

October 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Foundation Hall Manzulli Board Room

Dr. Komozi Woodard (professor of history at Sarah Lawrence College) will give a presentation entitled "Black Power 50" on the history of the black power movement.

Cuba EYH Meeting

October 24 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Meet to discuss specific details regarding EYH trip and Spring '18 ILC about Cuba with Profs. Sanchez and Cartelli.

Boot Camp

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Hall B9, Staten Island, 10301

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