feature-20160415-Elisabeth Wilder writing award-002

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

gender-header

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

quartet

Outreach chamber quartet brings together biology, religion, education majors and yes, one future professional musician, to give the gift of music in unusual venues

Isaac Dahl is a religious and intercultural studies major. Quinn Kathrineberg plans on a career as an English teacher. Maria Yoder wants to be a doctor. Among the members of ... read more about Outreach chamber quartet brings together biology, religion, education majors and yes, one future professional musician, to give the gift of music in unusual venues

Goleman Web-2

‘Emotional Intelligence’ author Dan Goleman joins EMU graduate counseling faculty to share latest research on focus

Psychologist and author of Emotional Intelligence and Focus Daniel Goleman has transformed the way the world educates children, relates to family and friends, and conducts business. The Wall Street Journal ... read more about ‘Emotional Intelligence’ author Dan Goleman joins EMU graduate counseling faculty to share latest research on focus

Music Theory History Class-2

Innovative two-semester music theory and history class is a ‘big step in a new direction’ for EMU music majors

For more than two centuries, the Baroque era has dominated music instruction. Drawing on Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and others, the curriculum in many music theory courses typically features a heavy ... read more about Innovative two-semester music theory and history class is a ‘big step in a new direction’ for EMU music majors

doctrine

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