History… the story of humankind
EMU is a Christian liberal arts college dedicated to Mennonite values of peacebuilding and service. We study history from a global viewpoint, one that highlights our need for one another. Study history with us, and we’ll analyze the human experience through a peace and justice lens.
History In Our Backyard
Our campus is only two hours from both Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital, and Richmond, the Confederate capital. We’re also close to many other historic sites in history-rich Virginia, including the unique Museum of American Frontier Culture in nearby Staunton, many Civil War battlefields, and the National Park Service’s historic Sklyine Drive.
Exploring history through film, music, literature and more, Mark Sawin’s interdisciplinary approach challenges student-scholarsSeptember 9th, 2016
Today’s students are “astute cultural historians who have been bombarded with media all of their lives,” says Eastern Mennonite University history professor Mark Sawin. “They’re immersed in film and music … read more
Interdisciplinary conference on women of Anabaptist traditions, slated for June 2017, announces call for proposalsAugust 4th, 2016
Scholars, activists, students and literary, performing and visual artists alike are invited to submit proposals for consideration to “Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries,” a … read more
- June 15th, 2016
Teresa Garcia-Bautista has a long list of summer goals while living at the Washington Community Scholars’ Center and working in Washington D.C. this summer. The first two are “meet the … read more