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Photo and Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer Political Science Professor Dr. Sekou Franklin talked to students about the past, present, and future of suffrage and voting rights on Monday in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building on campus.  His lecture is the first part of the Fall 2019 Honors Lecture Series, which addresses a …

University Provost Dr. Brad Bartel discussed transformation and social evolution in Fort Lewis: Military Post, Native American Boarding School, and Liberal Arts College, a presentation for the spring semester’s Honors College lecture series. Bartel has an extensive background in anthropology and archaeology, with research published in several scholarly journals. Colorado’s Fort Lewis, a military base that was …

Dr. Martha Hixon began Monday afternoon’s lecture at MTSU’s Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building by re-introducing the audience to a few childhood favorites. The third in this semester’s series of lectures hosted by the Honors College, Hixon, a professor of English at MTSU who specializes in children’s literature, spoke on the use of landscapes …

By Robby Kerr, Contributing Writer The MTSU Honors College continued its “Power of Place” lecture series with a historical account of the role Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe played in the birth of America’s film industry in the early 20th century. “Placing the American Dream: The Founding of Hollywood” was presented by Dr. Elyce Helford, …