Starting January 27, 2021 and continuing through to March 24, recitals and interviews with professional musicians filmed specifically for our Noon Hour Concert series will premiere on the Grebel Youtube Channel at 12:30PM most Wednesdays. The series is free, and no registration is required.
Accompanied by renowned pianist Stephanie Mara, flautist Laurel Swinden will perform works to help celebrate International Women's Day which falls on Monday, March 8th. The composers include:
Elizabeth and Michael Lepock will be performing duets from Austrian composer Hugo Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch. Anna Ronai, a well known local pianist will accompany them.
Blackness, Whiteness and the Anabaptist 'Imagined Community' in Print and Mission
How did Anabaptists enter into the discourse of race in North America during the 19th and early 20th centuries? How did they negotiate, challenge and reproduce ideas of race in the forms of print, social interaction and mission activity? This lecture will focus on the racialization of Anabaptists, as reflected in denominational periodicals and newspapers, and on the ways in which preconceptions of blackness and whiteness informed Mennonite mission activity in the United States and Canada.
Edward Bloom has spun many colorful tales about his astonishing escapades. But are any of them true? His son, soon to be a father himself, delves into the mysteries of his father's life, with surprising and delightful results.
Our Convocation Celebration will take place on YouTube premiering at 2 pm (eastern standard time) on Sunday, May 16, 2021.