English and Humanities Professor Colin Enriquez emphasizes the importance of studying humanities and what the past can teach modern students. But more than just taking HUM General Education classes, Enriquez encourages students to engage with diverse literature, art and movies with intentionality.
Pepperdine University is in the top 50 National Universities again. Maintaining this position for many years is great, but how can Pepperdine go above the top 50 rankings?
The Humanities and Teacher Education Division at Pepperdine focuses mainly on Western/European culture, history and art and is taught almost exclusively by white professors. Students and faculty both said they want to see more diversity in curriculum as well as in faculty.
Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Schultz Many students know the prize-winning poet and essayist Jeffrey Schultz as a beloved professor of English, humanities, literature, Great Books and formerly creative writing. Schultz combines his love of literature and writing with a passion for teaching — and in both endeavors he said his aim is to find the […]
Seaver faculty will soon review a report and a proposal concerning changes to the Seaver General Education Program.
While Pepperdine professors are improving women’s visibility in their syllabi, students believe more work needs to be done.
Photo by Liza Blake Faculty and staff from the Humanities and Education Divisions gathered today in the division’s office in remembrance of the passing of Pepperdine freshman, Alaina Housley, and the victims of the shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill on Nov. 7. The vigil brought together a total of nine members between both divisions […]
An information session and informal pizza dinner about the new Digital Humanities minor at Pepperdine was held Oct. 11 at the Kresge Reading Room in Payson Library. Program coordinator Jennifer Smith and other professors in the program were there to introduce the minor to students and answer questions. Digital Humanities is a field of study […]
For this month’s September 14 Symposium, Professor Jeff Schultz presented a talk on Iconoclastic Images and poetry in the Braun Conference room. The HUTE Symposium series at Pepperdine University provides faculty members in the Humanities Teacher Education department an opportunity to share their work with their peers and students in an intimate setting.
After wheeling a cadaver from the biology lab into a Board of Trustees meeting, riding his motorcycle around campus, flipping his pickup truck on Alumni Park and accidentally setting fire to the lobby of his dorm by pushing a couch into the fireplace, the Rev. Kenneth Keene was eventually asked to leave Pepperdine and not […]