Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries


Read blog coverage of the conference at “Anabaptist Historians”

News article: "‘Crossing the Line’ Anabaptist women’s history conference attracts scholars, artists and boundary-crossers
Opening speech by Dr. Susan Schultz-Huxman: Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman welcomes ‘Crossing the Line’ Anabaptist women’s history conference to EMU

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Dr. Hasia Diner has authored over ten books and several articles on the intersection of gender, religion and 19th and 20th century immigrant communities in the United States.

Cynthia Peacock served as a social worker with Mennonite Central Committee in India for 38 years.

Dr. Sofia Samatar specializes in contemporary African and Arabic literature.

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This program has been funded in part by a grant from Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Program Committee

  • Rachel Epp Buller, Bethel College
  • Marlene Epp, Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo
  • Kerry Fast, Independent Scholar
  • Luann Good Gingrich, York University
  • Rachel Waltner Goossen, Washburn University
  • Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Pennsylvania State University
  • Kimberly Schmidt, Eastern Mennonite University
  • Jan Bender Shetler, Goshen College
  • Mary Sprunger, Eastern Mennonite University

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