Events tagged with Alumni

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — 12:30 PM EDT
Clifton Joey Guidry

Exploring sonic possibilities, and afro-futurist cosmologies through improvisation, Clifton Joey Guidry III (bassoon), Lisa E. Harris (voice/theremin), Olivia J. P. Harris (cello), seek the answer to the question, WHY IS IO SO HOT? 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 — 12:30 PM EDT
ceng ceng instrument

I Dewa Made Suparta is a musician, composer, and teacher born to a family of artists in Pengosekan, Bali, Indonesia. Immersed in Balinese gamelan from early childhood, he began performing with the children’s group of his village at age 10. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 12:30 PM EDT
Chris Lee on tuba
Saturday, October 24, 2020 (all day)
Table talk invitation

Table Talk: Does the Church still have legs?

“Table Talk: Does the Church Still Have Legs?” will examine what it means to be the church and the role of worship. The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, through Zoom, a virtual-meeting platform.

Sunday, October 25, 2020 — 2:00 PM EDT
Convocation Invitation Image

This past Spring, Grebel postponed its Convocation Celebration to the Fall. We hoped that the Fall event could be in-person, but unfortunately we are still unable to hold large gatherings. I'm sorry that we cannot celebrate graduation face-to-face. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 12:30 PM EDT
railway sculpture

The Road to Peace: A Reflection on the Relocation of the Russian Mennonites is a composition by Professor Emeritus Leonard Enns
Here are his notes:  

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
Olivia Shortt

Olivia Shortt, saxophonist.  

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
composer, singer, pianist
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
Heidi Wall, pianist
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
Mariette Stephenson with Guitar

Musician: Mariette Stephenson, guitar

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 — 9:30 AM to Thursday, March 11, 2021 — 4:00 PM EST
a photograph of Sofia Samatar

Save the date!

Dr. Sofia Samatar, professor of literature at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, will be our next Bechtel Lecture Series guest. As a writer of fantasy literature, she has an interesting personal story as a woman of Swiss Mennonite-Somali descent. Her personal identity as a mixed Mennonite intersects with her writing and thinking about literature.

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