Sabbatical Sojourns: Jennifer Hevelone-Harper

The main objective of Jennifer Hevelone-Harper’s spring sabbatical was to turn a dream into a reality by beginning to write a book about medieval spirituality.

Vining’s Shakespeare: Highlights from the Edward Payson Vining Collection

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The Edward Payson Vining Collection debuts with an exhibition honoring 400 years of William Shakespeare, on display in the Barrington Center for the Arts from December 9 through 15.

Gordon Professor’s Side Gig: Lead Guitar for Top Civil War Period Band

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Dr. David Goss’s alter ego: He plays an 1850s guitar, and each member of his 2nd South Carolina String Band has an instrument authentic to that period.

Fluent in the Past, Influencer of the Present

History and Latin instructor Ian Drummond believes that any kind of history gets us out of our own cultural bubbles of the present. “It has a net present value of informing decisions; history teaches empathy, which is the… Read More

Katie Gilbert ’16 Receives Fulbright Award to Study Syriac in India

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Katie Gilbert ’16 has received a Student Fulbright grant to study at the St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute in India, where she will take courses in Syriac language and literature from top Syriac scholars.