Happenings
on the Hill

Visiting Speakers

By Amanda Mayotte ’15
SHANNEN DEE WILLIAMS

Shannen Dee Williams

The fight to desegregate the nation’s historically white Catholic sisterhoods remains one of the most under-researched topics in American history. Shannen Dee Williams, assistant professor of U.S. and African American history at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, spoke to students and community members in early March about the untold story of black Catholic nuns in the United States.

ALI ABUNIMAH

Ali Abunimah

Journalist Ali Abunimah visited campus in early March for MMU’s Global Issues Series to speak about his most recent book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine, winner of the 2014 Palestine Book Award.