Course Previews: American Civilization

With Advising Day coming up on Wednesday, let's look at one more of our courses for Spring 2020, this one taught by Dr. Diana Magnuson. HIS200L American Civilization Days/Times: TR 8:00-9:15am in Spring 2020 Prerequisites: GES 130 Christianity and Western Culture and GES160 Inquiry Seminar, or GES244 Humanities III Counts for: • Major requirement: Social Studies Education 5-12; … Continue reading Course Previews: American Civilization

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Course Previews: History of Sexuality in the U.S.

Our week ends with one more preview of a Spring 2020 class, this one from Dr. AnneMarie Kooistra. HIS302 History of Sexuality in the United States Days/Times: MWF 11:10-12:20 in Spring 2020 Prerequisite: sophomore standing Counts for: • Major option: History (American category or elective); Social Studies Education (content area elective); Digital Humanities (Humanities core elective) • Minor … Continue reading Course Previews: History of Sexuality in the U.S.

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Course Previews: African Politics

Our third preview of an Interim or Spring 2020 class takes us into one of political science professor Andy Bramsen's fields of expertise. POS/HIS329 African Politics Days/Times: TR 2:05-3:20pm in Spring 2020 Prerequisite: POS202U Intro to International Relations or POS205 Intro to Comparative Politics (recommended) Counts for: • Major option: History (Global category or elective); Social … Continue reading Course Previews: African Politics

Course Previews: History of Islam

Next in our series of Interim/Spring 2020 course previews: one of Dr. Amy Poppinga's signature classes. HIS/REL212U History of Islam Days/Times: MWF 8:00-8:50am in Spring 2020 Prerequisite: GES 130 Christianity and Western Culture or GES244 Humanities III Counts for: • Major option: History (Global category or elective); Social Studies Education (content area elective); Digital Humanities (Humanities core … Continue reading Course Previews: History of Islam

Course Previews: History and Politics of Sports

Now that we're halfway through our fall semester, it's time for students to start making plans for their interim and spring class schedules. We'll start meeting with advisees next week, with November 5th the first night of registration. So whether you're a prospective student who's interested in what we teach, or a current student who's … Continue reading Course Previews: History and Politics of Sports

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Thursday Mornings in CC 429

As we continue to settle in on CC 4th, we're planning a series of events to welcome students, employees, and alumni to our new departmental space. We'll have a few open houses coming up this fall, but today we can announce a new series of presentations called Thursday Mornings in CC 429. Initially, they'll feature History … Continue reading Thursday Mornings in CC 429

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Faculty Favorites: Biographies

For this week's installment of our new Faculty Favorites series, we're going to introduce you to some of the life stories that move and fascinate us — as Christians and historians. Tell us about a member of your "cloud of witnesses" (Heb 12:1). Who's an earlier Christian whose story inspires, convicts, or challenges you? Sam Mulberry: Augustine of … Continue reading Faculty Favorites: Biographies

Three of our favorite faculty colleagues: Chris Moore, Bethany Opsata, Gary Long

Faculty Favorites: Bethel Colleagues

While we'll continue to get to know the Bethel History faculty in our new Q&A series, we thought we'd pause to introduce some other Bethel professors. Beyond our department... tell us about another member of the Bethel faculty whom you especially admire. Sam Mulberry: Chris Moore of the Political Science department has an amazing ability … Continue reading Faculty Favorites: Bethel Colleagues