Archive for Saturday, April 2, 2005

Events schedule announced

April 2, 2005


Yvonne Y. Haddad, professor of the history of Islam and Christian-Muslim relations at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, will be featured April 9-12 as the 2005 Theologian in Residence.

Here is a schedule of the events she will participate in during her visit to Lawrence:

  • Kansas University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute two-day workshop on Christian-Muslim relations, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 9-10 at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Event is open to the public. Cost: $55 per person.
  • Sermon, 9:30 a.m. April 10, Plymouth.
  • Brown bag lunch, 11 a.m. April 11, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.
  • Annual banquet of KU's department of religious studies, 6 p.m. April 11, Big 12 Room, Kansas Union. Open to public, but pre-payment of $16 per person is required by Monday.
  • Keynote speech, "The Search for a Moderate Islam: The Debate on Muslim Identity in the U.S.," 7:30 p.m. April 11, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union. Free and open to public.
  • Brown bag lunch, noon April 12, Washburn University, Topeka.
  • The King Lecture, 7:30 p.m. April 12, Memorial Union, Washburn University.

For more information on the Theologian in Residence 2005 Program, contact Curtis Marsh, manager for public programs and promotions for KU Continuing Education, 864-7873 or visit the Web site at

For more information about the annual banquet of KU's department of religious studies, call Karen Hummel at 864-4664 or Aagje Ashe at 864-4663.

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