Archive for April, 2009

Dr. Travers to speak at two events

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Pineville, LA Dr. Michael Travers, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Louisiana College, has been invited to deliver the 2009 Lipsey Lecture at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS on Tuesday evening, April 7, 2009. The Lipsey Lecture is sponsored by the Mississippi College English Department and is the oldest endowed lecture at the college. Dr. Travers will speak on the topic of “A Man for All Readers: The Correspondence of C. S. Lewis.” The lecture will ask the question, “What do the letters of C. S. Lewis tell us about the man who had such a significant impact on the lives of such people as Chuck Colson, president of Prison Fellowship and Break Point Ministries, and Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI?” Dr. Travers has published a number of pieces on C. S. Lewis.


Dr. Travers will also speak at the C. S. Lewis “Perelandra Colloquium” to be held at Oxford University on June 25 and 26, 2009. He will deliver a paper entitled “Choice or Compulsion: The Moral Ground of Events on Perelandra.” The paper considers the question of free will and moral responsibility in the second of C. S. Lewis’s Ransom trilogy novels, Perelandra.


Red River Wind Symphony Spring Concert

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Pineville, LALouisiana College Department of Music announces the Red River Wind Symphony 2009 Spring Concert, “Around the World in Under an Hour,” on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Guinn Auditorium. Under the baton of Mr. Andrew Hunter, Louisiana College Director of Bands, the Wind Symphony will perform selections based upon and inspired by the music of Africa, Spain, Ireland, Italy, and the United States of America. Featured in this concert will be Mr. Brian Gallion, Principal Tuba for the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, and the Red River Jazz Band. The concert is open to the public and is free of charge.


For additional information about this concert or the Red River Wind Symphony, you may call 487-7328.