Our Rhythm, But Not Our Blues poster

Black History Month Events at Bethel

As February draws to a close, consider attending one of the many Black History events coming up on campus, starting with one later tonight: (unless otherwise noted, these events are free of charge) Our Rhythm, But Not Our Blues Friday, February 21, 2020, 7pm The Underground Food, performances, a fashion show, and more to celebrate … Continue reading Black History Month Events at Bethel

How One of Our Students Is Encouraging Gen Z to “Relearn, Reconnect, and Reengage with History”

Congratulations to Mary Hitt '20, our resident social media/marketing TA, who drew on her History minor for her senior project in the Graphic Design major: seeking new ways "to encourage Generation Z to relearn, reconnect and reengage with history in order to instill research skills, critical thinking skills as well as the ability to take … Continue reading How One of Our Students Is Encouraging Gen Z to “Relearn, Reconnect, and Reengage with History”

Save the Date: UK Election Watch Party on December 12th

On Thursday, December 12, Britons will vote in the United Kingdom's first general election since 2017. Two years ago, the Conservative Party actually increased its share of the overall vote — but lost seats in the House of Commons. Since then, the ongoing debate over how to implement Brexit (Britain's departure from the European Union) … Continue reading Save the Date: UK Election Watch Party on December 12th

November 12: Partners for Peace in Israel and Palestine

This month we're honored to partner with the Philosophy Department and Office of the President in hosting Roots, a grassroots network seeking to encourage understanding, nonviolence, and transformation between Palestinians and Israelis. On Tuesday, November 12, Shadi Awad and Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger will present "A Painful Hope: Unlikely Partners for Peace in Israel and Palestine." … Continue reading November 12: Partners for Peace in Israel and Palestine

Gehrz & Pattie, The Pietist Option

Prof. Gehrz in Chapel on November 8th

Join us for Chapel next Friday (11/8), when our own Prof. Chris Gehrz will be the speaker. The author or editor of three books on Pietism, Prof. Gehrz will be talking about Bethel's roots in that Christian tradition, using the Emmaus Road story in Luke 24 to explain Pietist emphases on the Bible, personal experience … Continue reading Prof. Gehrz in Chapel on November 8th

Career Events in Fall 2019

Attention students and recent alumni: you're invited to several events this fall that will help you transition from your Bethel studies to a career. Project Ex (Wed., Oct. 30, 9:00am-3pm) Though organized by Bethel's Business & Economics Department, this annual Advising Day event is open to all majors of all class levels. The morning session … Continue reading Career Events in Fall 2019

Poster for 10/24 live podcast with Steve Johnson

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

Digital Humanities and History at Homecoming 2019

We're just a week away from Homecoming here at Bethel! If you're going to be back on campus next Saturday (10/5), you'll have several chances to interact with History faculty: • First, Prof. Charlie Goldberg will be giving a short talk at 11:30am in CC 313, Recreating the Real: 3D Modeling and Virtual Reality in … Continue reading Digital Humanities and History at Homecoming 2019

Mr. Darwin’s Tree

Come to the Benson Great Hall this Saturday (9/28) at 7pm for a free performance of Mr. Darwin's Tree, a one-man show on the life and thought of biologist Charles Darwin. Produced by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities and the Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford program and sponsored in part by the Templeton Religion … Continue reading Mr. Darwin’s Tree