University Colloquium Series

“A Tale of Two Countries” –David Brubaker

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. David Brubaker, associate professor of organizational studies offers a presentation on his 2011-12 sabbatical experience. His presentation is entitled A Tale of Two Countries: How “Peace” Came to Mozambique and Angola and the Role of Religious Peacebuilders.

“Relief Work and Pilgrimage in Southern France1938-1948” – Nancy Heisey and M.J. Heisey

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Nancy Heisey, PhD and M.J. Heisey, PhD, present on “Mademoiselle Miss Elsie: Relief Work and Pilgrimage in Southern France, 1938-1948.” Nancy is EMU vice president and undergraduate academic dean and M.J. is an associate professor of history at SUNY Potsdam. *Note: The powerpoint slideshow can be downloaded by clicking the small icon to the left… Read more »

“The Church’s Politic of Fullness…” – Dr. David Fitch

& University Colloquium Series.

Dr. David Fitch  presents the February Colloquium lecture on “The Church’s Politic of Fullness: How Ideology and Antagonism Work Against the Bold Witness of the Gospel.” David is the Betty R. Lindner Professor of Evangelical Theology at Northern Seminary. He heads up the M.A. in Missional Church Ministry at Northern and has held various part-time… Read more »

“Disintegration” – Cyndi Gusler

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Cyndi Gusler, associate professor of Visual and Communication Arts, presents at the January Colloquium lecture.  She shares from  her sabbatical work focusing on using discarded and eco-friendly materials to create art.  The lecture and Q&A time are followed by the opening of her show “Disintegration” in the Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery . (News Story) The… Read more »

Entertainment and Shadow Values in Contemporary Society, Peter Stromberg, PhD

& University Colloquium Series.

D.r Peter Stromberg, professor of anthropology at the University of Tulsa, presents ‘Entertainment and Shadow Values in Contemporary Society. The lecture is followed by a time for Q & A.  The monthly Colloquium lectures are planned and sponsored by the office of the provost.  Contact provost@emu.edu for more info.

“Dietrich Bonhoeffer the Assassin? Challenging a Myth, Recovering Costly Grace” Mark Thiessen Nation

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation, professor of Theology presents the monthly Colloquium lecture, focusing on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The thesis of this lecture is two-fold. First, contrary to the prevailing assumptions, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was not arrested, imprisoned or executed because of involvement in plots to kill Hitler. Second, it is more accurate to say that he… Read more »