Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana


Research in the Centre for Non-Western Studies comprises primarily of scholars working in aspects of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, Atlantic and Caribbean worlds, as well as scholars of European empires.

The Centre’s research events are designed to allow invited scholars, resident academics and students to engage in active discussions about powerful historical and contemporary issues.

2013-14 Events:

  • 15 April 2014, "Katherine Mansfield's critique of the 'Modern Woman'", Dr Todd Martin, Huntington University, 7pm Zurcher auditorium. 
  • 13 March 2014, "Jinnah's Pakistan: the transformation of the communal problem in India to an international dilemma", Stephanie Morin (winner of the 2013 Centre for Non-Western Studies essay prize) Huntington University and Dr Kenneth Hall of Ball State University, 7pm Zurcher auditorium.
  • 20 September 2013, "Lets Travel to Tibet", Tibetan monks of the Tash Kyil Monastery in India, 7pm Habecker Dining Commons. 

Past Events:

  • April 2013, "Refugee or Enemy: Immigration and the British Empire", Ms Jennifer Reeve and Mr Chris Sutton, UEA. 
  • February 2013, "Archaeological Excavations at Ashkelon", Dr Michael Press, University of Arkansas.
  • October 2012, "Jews, Synagogues, Pirates and Curses in Ancient Cilicia", Dr Mark Fairchild, Huntington University. 
  • February 2012, "A Faustian Folly: Churchill, America and Vietnam", Dr Tim Smith, Huntington University.
  • October 2011, "The Rise of the East: Is the sun setting on the American economic empire?", James O'Donnell, Luke J. Peters Professor of Business, Huntington University.
  • October 2010, "Ordering Chinese: How English Teachers in Southern China Rank the Relative Importance of Traditional Chinese Values", Dr Luke Fetters, Huntington University.
  • April 2010, “Race, Gender, Feminism and the Case of Edwidge Danticat”, Dr Todd Martin, Huntington University.