Course Previews: Intro to Gender Studies

Our next Spring 2022 course preview is the first of three we'll feature from philosopher and Hippo co-chair Sara Shady... PHI223L Introduction to Gender Studies Days/Times: TR 2:05-3:20pm in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: GES130 Christianity and Western Culture and GES160 Inquiry Seminar (can take at the same time), or GES244 Humanities III Counts for: • General Education: … Continue reading Course Previews: Intro to Gender Studies

MUHS 2016: Academic Freedom

The closing session of this year's Minnesota Undergraduate History Symposium featured a faculty roundtable on academic freedom. Professors Tycho de Boer, from St. Mary's University, and David Sellnow, from Martin Luther College, also spoke. The following were my remarks: In October 2015, the Atlantic Monthly carried a story about the ways in which sex-harassment policies … Continue reading MUHS 2016: Academic Freedom

Screen shot of Tim Krueger in episode 10 of Past & Presence

Wednesday’s Webisode: History as Writing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqWzGQivPjQ A couple of themes run through episode 10 of Past & Presence. First, connections between history and writing. Our conversation this week considers history as a kind of literature — and also shares some advice for students seeking to improve their writing on different kinds of assignments. And our interview this week features an alumnus who has … Continue reading Wednesday’s Webisode: History as Writing

"The line at the ticket office" (1911)

Interim and Spring Course Previews: History of Sexuality in the United States

Our series introducing four new courses concludes with AnneMarie Kooistra's newest contribution to the American History category in our curriculum — one of the two required courses in Bethel's new Gender Studies minor: HIS302 History of Sexuality in the United States What are some of the big themes or questions addressed in the course? Theoretically, … Continue reading Interim and Spring Course Previews: History of Sexuality in the United States