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As You Go…Are You Preaching or Walking?

A reflection from Don Clymer, professor of language and literature at EMU. Originally posted in The Mennonite, November issue. The faces of the flight attendants tensed up as we entered the plane. We were on the last leg of a semester-abroad sojourn through Guatemala and Mexic ...More

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Activist, Artist to Speak at Writer’s Read

The language and literature department at EMU will hold its second Writers Read program of the year Thursday, Oct. 13. Renown author and artist Sehba Sarwar, will read from her works following the dinner at 5:30 p.m. in Martin Chapel of the seminary ...More

Living the Beatitudes Focus of Clymer’s Book

In the “Beatitudes,” Jesus lays the foundation of his ministry by planting seeds of compassion, mercy and spirituality. Those teachings have been analyzed and interpreted in a variety of ways since they were delivered. In his new book, “Meditations on the Beatitudes,” Don Clymer, assistant professor of ...More

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Poet Waldrep to Speak at First Writers Read

The language and literature department at EMU will hold its first “Writers Read” program of the new school year Thursday, Sept. 22. Renown poet and author, G.C. Waldrep, will read from his works following the dinner at 5:30 p.m. in Martin Chapel of the seminary building ...More

Dr. Joy Jordan Lake

Author to Speak on Racial Tension, Reconciliation – CANCELED

UPDATE: Due to a family emergency, the presentation with Joy Jordan-Lake has been canceled. It may be re-scheduled for a later date. The language and literature department at Eastern Mennonite University is sponsoring a presentation on race relations by award-winning author Joy Jordan-Lake. ...More

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Noted Poet to Read Works at EMU

The language and literature department at Eastern Mennonite University will hold a “Writers Read” event 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. Nathalie Handal, an award-winning poet, playwright and author, will read from her works. Ms. Handal teaches and lectures nationally and internationally, most recently in Africa and at Colu ...More

Actor Brings Novelist-Scholar C.S. Lewis to Life on Sept. 22

Veteran British actor David Payne Veteran British actor David Payne will present “An Evening with C.S. Lewis,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. The one-man per ...More

Poet Todd Davis Opens 2010-11 ‘Writer’s Read’ Series Sept. 30

Award-winning author Todd Davis The language and literature department will hold its first “Writers Read” of the 2010-11 school year 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, in Mar ...More

Final ‘Writers Read’ Features Prolific Poet

Award-winning poet Julia Spicher Kasdorf will read from her works at the fourth and final Writers Read of the year 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 18 in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. Kasdorf is associate professor of Engl ...More

Noted Poet to Read Work at EMU

Myra Sklarew, an award-winning poet, will read from her works at the next Writers Read program 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. Sklarew is professor emerita of literature at American University in Washington, D.C., ...More