Registrations for March F/M Communiversity Classes
Feb 17, 2009
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
JACKI KNAPP-RAAEN, F/M Communiversity coordinator
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING TAKEN FOR
F/M COMMUNIVERSITY CLASSES THAT BEGIN AS EARLY AS MARCH 6 .
Friday evenings (starting March 6) learn about culture, geography and history while sampling a variety of wines and foods with Sam Wai and Ron Ellingson in “The Wines of Spain & Portugal.”
Join Dr. Carroll Engelhardt, retired professor of history at Concordia, for “American Lives, American Values, and American Culture” (starting March 7) and learn about the lives and writings of Benjamin Franklin, Margaret Fuller, Booker T. Washington and Jane Addams and how they shaped American culture.
After more than two decades as co-principal Trumpet in the Hof Symphony Orchestra in Bavaria, Germany, Dr. Peter Knudsvig returned to his homeland to teach trumpet at his alma mater, Concordia College. He’ll discuss “Germany, Land of Culture, Land of Music” on Saturday afternoons, beginning March 7.
No other nineteenth-century American writer has garnered the same cult status as Edgar Allan Poe. Like a Poe protagonist taking a fantastic voyage, you will explore why this is the case with Dr. Roland Finger, assistant professor of English at Concordia, Sunday afternoons in March in “The Haunted World of Poe.”
Dr. Stephen Hamrick, associate professor of English at MSUM, takes you through “The Tragedy of Hamlet,” Shakespeare’s most popular and most discussed play on March 8, 15 and 22. Then MSUM English professor Lin Enger will discuss his novel “Undiscovered Country”, a reinvention of “Hamlet” set in the north woods of Minnesota, on Sunday, March 29.
Paul Seifert, assistant professor of physics at Concordia, shares his lifelong fascination of the sky and its wonders in “A Field Guide to the Heavens” Sundays beginning March 8 at the MSUM Planetarium.
Popular F/M Communiversity teacher Sam Wai, is joined by his son Sebastian, a sophomore at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, for a Tuesday “Travel” Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on March 10 at the VIP Room, Fargo. The Wai’s, seasoned international travelers, will take you on a photo tour through “Scotland” while you taste dishes prepared especially for the day.
For full information about the times and dates of these courses, a full brochure can be accessed online at www.fmcommuniversity.org or call the F/M Communiversity office at (218) 299-3438.