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Exploring history through film, music, literature and more, Mark Sawin’s interdisciplinary approach challenges student-scholars

Today’s students are “astute cultural historians who have been bombarded with media all of their lives,” says Eastern Mennonite University history professor Mark Sawin. “They’re immersed in film and music ... read more about Exploring history through film, music, literature and more, Mark Sawin’s interdisciplinary approach challenges student-scholars

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Interdisciplinary conference on women of Anabaptist traditions, slated for June 2017, announces call for proposals

Scholars, activists, students and literary, performing and visual artists alike are invited to submit proposals for consideration to “Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries,” a ... read more about Interdisciplinary conference on women of Anabaptist traditions, slated for June 2017, announces call for proposals

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In winning history essay, junior Elisabeth Wilder connects conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly to transgender rights

For the first time, an Eastern Mennonite University student has won the Francis J. Ryan Undergraduate American Studies Paper Award. Junior Elisabeth Wilder of Hesston, Kansas, earned the honor at ... read more about In winning history essay, junior Elisabeth Wilder connects conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly to transgender rights

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Portrait of fictional president unveiled while student-historian interns at American Art and Portrait Gallery library

In the National Portrait Gallery hangs a portrait of every president of the United States. Elsa Miller was recently present for the latest addition, which was, strangely enough, the portrait ... read more about Portrait of fictional president unveiled while student-historian interns at American Art and Portrait Gallery library

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International flags fly in the University Commons, as chapel service dedicates The Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations

The flags of 55 countries now hang in “The Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations,” dedicated during a chapel service at the University Commons at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) on ... read more about International flags fly in the University Commons, as chapel service dedicates The Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations

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Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples

The traveling history exhibit “Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery” is currently open at Eastern Mennonite University’s Campus Center through March 2. The discovery doctrine is a “philosophical and legal framework ... read more about Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples