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October 11-14, 2008



Saturday, October 11


Revolutionary Accompaniment: Lutherans in Nicaragua, 1983-1994. Rick Chapman, Concordia College, Moorhead

International Lutheran Youth Exchanges in 1960 and 1970: From Devotional Inspiration to Political Theater, Maria Erling, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg,

Sunday, October 12

Lutherans, Watergate, and Morality: Engaging the Political Realm. David Settje,
Concordia University, Chicago,


.Lutheran Responses to the Equal Rights Amendment, Elisabeth Unruh, Concordia University, Chicago (student)


History Matters: The History Project of the South Carolina Synod. Susan W. McArver, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary  

Institutionalizing Engagement: Examining the History of the Lutheran Diaconate in North America. Melissa James, Graduate Theological Union (student)

Answering the Call: The Pioneer Church Engages the World. Kathy Graumann, Salem Lutheran Church, Rosehill TX  

Sister Margaret Fry at Willow Run. Marilyn Stauffer, Associate Archivist, Region 9 

,Monday. October 13

Images ofthe Inupiaq: The Photography and Mission Work of Helen C. Frost. Julieanna Frost, Sienna Heights University

Fellow Workers: Lutheran Public Engagement. L. DeAne Lagerquist, St. Olaf College, (On Cordelia Cox)  

Hanna and Marie Larsen at the Schreuder Mission in Zululand Rachel Vagts, Luther College

An Early American Perspective on Islam: Lewis Eichelberger and His Sources. David Grafton, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia

Liturgical Cross-Pollinizstion Among Lutherans and Episcopalians. Daniel Grimminger, Mount Union College


Hellesby. Soderblom, and American Lutheran Reactions. Ray Kibler III, Claremont CA

Tuesday. October 14

Laughing with the Lenape: Swedes and Native Americans in Colonial Delaware. Kim- Eric Williams, University of Pennsylvania 

300 Years Ago: Joshua Kocberthsl's Exodus from Europe (October 1708). Andreas Mielke, Independent Scholar

Art Simon: From the Manhattan's Lower East Side to Bread for the World Kathryn Galchutt, Concordia College, New York

Trexler's Travels: Samuel Geiss Trexler and the Emergence of International Lutheranism. Michael Church, Metro New York Synod,