Four different topics covering medieval history, art and literature will be explored. Each addresses the public perception of a controversial subject and seeks to challenge what we think we know about the medieval world. November 12: Common stereotypes of the Virgin Mary November 14: Travels and travelers in the medieval Mediterranean November 19: Taking the Middle Ages “global” November 21: The Black Death Kathryn Jasper, Associate Professor and Director of European Studies, Department of History, ISU
Learn how to use the News.IllinoisState.edu content management system, powered by WordPress, to add news articles, tag them to feed to multiple locations (including your website), insert images, photo galleries, and more. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.
ISU Horticulture Center presents John Wesley Powell Join us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s expedition through the Grand Canyon. Learn about Powell’s wife, Emma Dean; his harrowing adventure down the Green and Colorado rivers; and his connection to Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University. View artifacts from Powell’s excursions and celebrate with an anniversary cake! Speakers: Paul Meister- Coordinator of Academic Services for the Department of Geography, Geology, Environment at ISU Bill Kemp- Librarian…
PHILOSOPHY AS A WAY OF LIFE *Walk-in for Philosophy As a Way of Life, $15.00 for individual session pay at the door. January 21, 23, 28, 30 (Tuesday/Thursday) 9:30-11:30 am One might think philosophy is interesting, even fun to learn, but too highfalutin to make much of a difference in one’s everyday life. How could life change if philosophy were to be taken seriously? January 21: What is Philosophy as a Way of Life? January 23: Epictetus on What’s in our Control…