The fifth annual installment of "Homebrewed History" took place Saturday, March 25th at the Old Stone House. The event focused on the Bavarian law, "Reinheitsgebot" - also known as the German Beer Purity Law of 1516, that regulated prices of beer sales while specifying what ingredients were permissible to use in brewing.
Thank you to Dr. Sean Macmillan, an experienced homebrewer, for discussing the brewing process and origins of the historically-authentic recipes used in the event.
Each Homebrewed event focuses on a different historical culture. Previous themes have included Ancient Greece, Colonial America, and the British Empire.
Another Homebrewed History will take place this fall 2017. Be sure to check back for details!
Thank you to all who participated and aided in the success of this event for the third year at SRU! Special thanks to the following:
Judges: For your exemplary performance in challenging the students to think through the cases more carefully through commentary and considering alternative positions.
Moderators: For being professional and playing a key role in ensuring the event moved forward and was completed in a timely manner.
Students: For taking time to carefully consider the cases, formulate ethical arguments, and present them in a well-prepared manner.
Mentors: For your willingness to meet with teams to aid them in preparation for the event.
Special Guests: Dr. Megan Altman (Hiram), Dr. Alan Tom have (Youngstown), and Dr. Michael Coulter (Grove City) for bringing teams to the event. Their teams’ involvement has set the foundation for making the SRU Ethics Bowl a regional event in future years.
This event also greatly benefited from the support of President Norton, Provost Philip Way, Associate Provost for Transformational Experiences Brad Wilson, Dean for College of Liberal Arts Jennifer Keller, Philosophy Department Chair Katherine Cooklin, Dr. Andrew Colvin, and Dr. Andrew Winters.
Slippery Rock University's third annual Ethics Bowl competition will take place this Saturday, March 25th in Spotts World Culture Building. SRU teams will debate important contemporary moral issues with Youngstown State, Hiram College, and Grove City College. Come and root for SRU!
Round 1 - 9:00-10:15 Matches SWC 101, 102, 105, 117, 118, 120
Round 2 - 10:30-11:45 Matches SWC 101, 102, 105, 117, 118, 120
Lunch and Awards - 12:00-1:00 Weisenfluh Dining Hall 103
The Office of the Provost
The Office of Associate Provost for Transformational Programs
The College of Liberal Arts
The Department of Philosophy
The Stone House Center for Public Humanities
We hope to see you there!
Coming to the Open House tonight? Stop by the Center for Public Humanities in Spotts 300 to learn about our upcoming events and exciting programs. See you there!
WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, April 13 from 12:30-1:30 at the Smith Student Center, 2nd Floor Commuter Lounge
THEME: Why is studying the humanities important?
WHAT: The Shout Out for the Humanities! contest gives you the opportunity to share how the humanities are important to you. This contest is OPEN to all majors and is FREE to enter.
SUBMISSIONS: Contestants have free rein on how to display or communicate how studying the humanities are important. Here are some suggested submission ideas:
Submissions must be your original work. Individual submissions and teams are allowed. One entry per individual or team. First prize is $100, second prize is $75, third prize is $50. Winners will also receive a certificate and be featured on the Center for Public Humanities website and social media.
THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO ENTER:
1) PICK UP AN ENTRY FORM AT 300 SPOTTS WORLD CULTURE BUILDING.
2) DOWNLOAD HERE. SCAN AND EMAIL YOUR SUBMISSION TO AMIE.WINTERS@SRU.EDU.
3) FILL OUT THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM.
HURRY! SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY APRIL 7 AT NOON.
Interested in the impacts of the war in Syria? Attend a presentation featuring Laila Al-Soulaiman at Slippery Rock University!
Want to hold a community event in collaboration with the Center for Public Humanities? Let us know!