The Cherokee Trail of Tears Project: Removal, Resilience, and Public History (Summer Session I)

ANT385, REL390, and REL288: The Cherokee Trail of Tears Project: Removal, Resilience, and Public History (Summer Session I) This new summer field program will facilitate student research and service through team-taught experiential and place-based education strategies. The field program traces the historical significance of the Trail of Tears era for the Cherokee Nation and its public interpretation today by traveling with students on the historical Northern Land Route from…

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Field School – Uncovering the Ancient Past: An Exploration of Archaeology, Religion, Politics, and History in Israel

Religious beliefs, identity, and practice are intimately connected with all other aspects of human culture and society, like politics, economics, and cultural preferences. This archaeological excavation in Israel provides a real-world laboratory for exploring these connections. Students will have the opportunity to see first-hand how archaeological data are collected and…

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Dr. Simeon Ilesanmi – Convocation and 69th Foundation Day Lecture at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria

In November, Dr. Simeon (Segun) Ilesanmi  gave the Convocation and 69th Foundation Day Lecture at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in November on “Appraising the National Covenant: Faith, Public Reason and the Search for Ethical Integrity in Nigeria’s Democracy.” You can access the full lecture here.  Simeon Ilesanmi received his PhD from…

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Dr. Simeon Ilesanmi Delivered Joseph A. Reich, Sr., Distinguished Lecture on War, Morality, and the Military Profession at the United States Air Force Academy

In October, Dr. Simeon (Segun) Ilesanmi delivered this year’s Joseph A. Reich, Sr., Distinguished Lecture on War, Morality, and the Military Profession at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He also gave the Convocation and 69th Foundation Day Lecture at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in November…

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