Course Previews: Environmental Ethics

Today we conclude our series of course previews with one more from philosopher Sara Shady... PHI/ENS335K Environmental Ethics Days/Times: M-F 12:30-3:15pm in Interim 2022 Prerequisites: Laboratory Science (D) course and Mathematics (M) course Counts for: • General Education: Science, Technology & Society (K) course • Major option: Philosophy (elective), Digital Humanities (Humanities core elective), Environmental Science (K … Continue reading Course Previews: Environmental Ethics

Course Previews: Contemporary Moral Issues

The course we're previewing this afternoon will be taught in both Interim (by Dan Yim) and Spring (by Sara Shady) . The answers to the questions below come from Dr. Shady... PHI110 Contemporary Moral Issues Days/Times: M-F 9:00-11:45am in Interim 2022; MWF 1:50-2:40pm in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: none Counts for: • Major requirement: Philosophy, Community Health … Continue reading Course Previews: Contemporary Moral Issues

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

A New Podcasting Season for Channel 3900

It's not exactly a Hippo platform, since its participants include people other than Bethel historians, philosophers, and political scientists, but the various podcasts produced under the aegis of Channel 3900 collectively offer students, alumni, and friends a great way to learn from our faculty and stay connected with our department. Founded and administered by history … Continue reading A New Podcasting Season for Channel 3900

Hippo Faculty Favorites: Travel Destinations

This month we've learned more about the Hippo professors' favorite movies, music, and books, who they admire and who inspires them, and which courses they'd love to develop. To conclude our Faculty Favorite series, we follow them around the country and the globe. (Then next month we'll hear from some of our students!) What's your … Continue reading Hippo Faculty Favorites: Travel Destinations

Hippo Faculty Favorites: Biographies

As our Faculty Favorites series continues, we're going to introduce you to some of the life stories that move and fascinate us — as Christians and scholars. Saints Anthony and Augustine as painted, respectively, by Francisco de Zurbarán and Sandro Botticelli - Wikimedia Tell us about a member of your "cloud of witnesses" (Heb 12:1). Who's … Continue reading Hippo Faculty Favorites: Biographies

Posters of Black Panther, Empire Strikes Back, All the President's Men, and Big Lebowski

Hippo Faculty Favorites: Movies and Music

Last week we announced that History, Philosophy, and Political Science were merging into a single Bethel department, already starting to be known by the acronym "Hippo." Whether you've been reading CC 4th for several years in its guise as a History blog or you're a Philosophy or Political Science alum or student just discovering it, … Continue reading Hippo Faculty Favorites: Movies and Music

Prof. Goldberg in Greece

What We Did On Our Summer Break: Faculty

It's the first week of the new year at Bethel, but before we get too far into the fall, we thought we'd look back at what the people of AC 2nd did with their summers. We'll hear from some students soon enough. But let's start with a few members of our faculty: Amy Poppinga: It is … Continue reading What We Did On Our Summer Break: Faculty