April 4, 2017
Administration Building, Room 28
C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture: "Conflict and Creativity: Shunning and Its Legacy in Amish and Mennonite Communities" by Professor of English Ann Hostetler
Ann Hostetler is the author of a book of poems, "Empty Room with Light," and the editor of an anthology, "A Cappella: Mennonite Voices in Poetry." Recently, with Steve Nolt, she revised and updated John A. Hostetler' historic first book, "The Amish (formerly Amish Life)." Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and scholarly journals. Hostetler is Professor of English and English Department Chair at Goshen College, where she has taught literature and creative writing since 1998. She taught American literature at two German Universities in 2010. With Ervin Beck, she co-edits the Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing and serves as website editor of the Center for Mennonite Writing (www.mennonitewriting.org).
Contact: Professor of Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies Joe Liechty, phone (574) 535-7795, email email@example.com