History department to host alumni gathering, mini-lecture during Homecoming

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2011-09-23
Christina Smith, Huntington University, a Christian collegeHUNTINGTON, Ind.— The Huntington University Department of History will host an alumni gathering and mini-lecture during Homecoming at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the RichLyn Library Conference Room. The lecture begins at 2 p.m.

Christina K. Smith, a 1989 HU history graduate and executive director of the Questa Foundation for Education in Fort Wayne, will present a mini-lecture dealing with her thoughts on “Guns, God and Generators: Reassessing U.S. Policy in Central Asia Ten Years after 9/11.” She will focus on a critique of post-9/11 American foreign policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan and will also comment on how the tragedy of 9/11 was used by God in Afghanistan.

The public is invited.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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