The Humanities Symposium and History

The SOH Symposium starts today. This year’s theme: Resilience, Sustainability, and the Humanities: Re-Imagining the Future. Join us for the opening ceremony at 3:45 in Howe Atrium, and student, alum, and faculty presentations and discussions on Wednesday to Friday. Join us for especially for the Symposium Keynote address by Majora Carter at 7-9 pm in the Calvin and Janet High Center. See the full program here.

Of special interest for history students:

  • Senior history major Sarah Gross will present a talk on Wednesday at 7:30-8:15 in Boyer 131 (“An Interdisciplinary Exploration of the Relationship between Development, Peace, and Sustainability”).
  • On Thursday, 1:50-2:50 pm in Boyer 131, Senior Christina Thomas, will present a talk on “ ‘I, Too, Sing America’: Lessons of Cultural Resilience from Messiah College Alumni, Rachel and Vincent Flowers (1901-2001)”
  • On Friday, 6:30-7:45 in Boyer 131, history alum Hierald Kane-Osorto will participate in an alumni panel discussing the work of public humanities in the city.

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