Thursday, September 8, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Remembering 9/11: Flight 93
Panelists will reflect on the significance of 9/11, the crash of Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pa., and the current political climate.
Panelists include Mal Fuller, air traffic controller at Pittsburgh Airport that day; Tim Lambert, director of multimedia news at WITF and owner of the land on which Flight 93 crashed; and Oya Ozkanca, associate professor of political science at Elizabethtown College. Jeff Bach, director of the Young Center, and David Kenley, director of the Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking, will moderate the event. (The Young Center and the Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking are cosponsoring this event.)
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 • 7:30 pm
China Friends: New Discoveries for the Church of the Brethren
David Kenley, director of the Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking and professor of history, and Jeff Bach, director of the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies and associate professor of religious studies, discuss their March 2016 research trip to Shanxi Province in China to trace the activities of Brethren missionaries. (The Young Center and the Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking are cosponsoring this event.)
Thursday, November 3, 2016 • 7:30 pm
The Entrepreneurship among the Conservative Laestadian Movement
Aini Linjakumpu will discuss the Conservative Laestadian Movement, a Pietist group in Finland, and its entrepreneurial ventures. Linjakumpu is an adjunct professor in the faculty of social sciences at the University of Lapland in Finland.