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Frankenstein on what it means to be human

Was the Creature in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" human? Did his creator Victor Frankenstein forego parts of his humanity in the choices he made? Do we? Martin Klammer, Luther professor of English and Africana studies, debates the question "What does it mean to be human?" in his Paideia course and shares some of the conversation.

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Kimmy Rooney with her host family during her semester in Senegal

Kimmy Rooney awarded Fulbright

As 2013 Luther graduate Kimmy Rooney prepares to embark on a Fulbright year in Senegal, she prepared this description of what she will be doing while abroad:

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2014 Graduation

2014 Graduation

On Sunday, May 25, the whole college gathered to congratulate all the graduating seniors.

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Lilli in South Africa

Lilliana Petsch-Horvath, a senior Luther major in Africana Studies and sociology, is spending her last semester in South Africa. She's keeping a fascinating blog about her journeys.

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Children of Fire

Martin Klammer, Luther professor of English and Africana studies, is on sabbatical and volunteering at Children of Fire, an organization that helps child burn survivors throughout southern Africa. This is one of his journal entries, including photos of some of the children Martin is working with.

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Miriam Sellers

Miriam Sellers responds to Henry Richardson's Lecture

First year student Miriam Sellers is a student in the J-Term course AFST/HIST 185 "Free at Last: The Global Anti-Apartheid Movement" with Professor Lauren Kientz Anderson. She was one of the readers of the "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" earlier in the day on January 20, 2014 and then attended Henry Richardson's lecture, "From Birmingham's Jail to beyond the Riverside Church: Martin Luther King's Global Authority," that evening.

In response to the lecture, she wrote the following: 

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