Gustavus to Celebrate its Authors on Wednesday

Posted on April 23rd, 2013 by

booksGustavus Adolphus College will hold its annual Author Tea at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 in the Book Mark, located on the lower level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Sponsored by the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library and the Book Mark, this event acknowledges and celebrates individuals from the campus community who have written or contributed in some way to a published book during the current academic year. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

The following individuals and publications will be celebrated this year:

Barbara Bjelland, Sexton in the Chaplains’ Office, Supper with the Savior: Communion in the Bible and Today

Mark Bjelland, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, Human Geography: Landscapes of Human Activities

Marcia Bunge, Bernhardson Distinguished Chair of Lutheran Studies, Children, Adults, and Shared Responsibilities:  Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives

Rebecca Fremo, Associate Professor of English, Chasing Northern Lights

Jim Gilbert ’62, Visiting Instructor in Environmental Studies, Minnesota’s Outdoor Wonders: Exploring the Wonders of Minnesota Month by Month

Bruce Gray ’61, Black and Bold: A History of African-American Students at Gustavus Adolphus College

Hillstrom Museum, 150 Years of Swedish Art and Focus In/On

Dennis Johnson ’60, former administrator and the College’s 14th President, Black and Bold and On His Watch: John S. Kendall at Gustavus

Sarah Ruble, Assistant Professor in Religion, The Gospel of Freedom and Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II


Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin


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