Bryn Athyn College Alumni Magazine Fall/Winter 2017-18 - Page 35

FACULTY running SPOTLIGHT header Influences from the Land of Fire & Ice Getting to know Sean Lawing, Ph.D. By Angella Irwin V iking History, Nazi Germany, Christianity in Medieval Northern Europe, Barbarians and the Fall of Rome, Vengeance and Justice in the Medieval World, and European Folk and Fairy Tales are among the courses taught by Professor Sean Law- ing, Ph.D. A common thread throughout his teach- ing repertoire is exactly that—an exploration of common threads. Whether in a language, history, or writing class, students reach across time, culture, and other barriers to find what is essential about human- ity. That, Sean says, is worth facilitating. As chair of the history B6666V6W2FRЧ'FVBB27FV"B''F6VvR6V62FR&6W72b&V6֖r&fW76"v2"Цv2RW2( &Vr6FV֖226WFp^( &R&WfVVBF&R&V6W6RRfRV&r@Fƶr&WBF2BWfVGVǒR6V7@F6VGb6W'FB( 2Fw&Wpf'v&B'vbfvr2FW&W7G2BFFp&vRVFFW2b7GVGB&Bv&7F'Fp2VFW&w&GVFRBFRVfW'6Gb'F6&ЦƖ6&GFRRFV7GVFVBBFRw&GVFRWfVBT26VBfǒ6WFVBF7F&v&BFRVfW'6Gb6VBBT26&GFR6Vv2vW&"B2'BbFW&6R767FVBF&@w&FR677&BFRvW&W'666FvFv6&GFRRbFRW762g&F@WW&V6Rv2FBfW'Vr7GVFVG2B6VvRЦvVBV&W'2fR6WFr6RfG0FBRvWG2&W76fR6vG2&VwV&ǒg&7GRЦFVG2FW6RvR&vW3VvW"7GVFVG2FVBF&P&Rf'F6֖rBVg&BF7FFRFV"'6W"ЧfF2vRFRFW"B6VvR7GVFVG26G&rFV"&R7V'7FFWW&V6W2FP'F7V&ǒ7&VFfR"FW&W7Fr6V7F2vRBT26&GFR6Vv2W6VBF&vRbvW&ƗFW&GW&R6VFrf'FW2@2RW&VBFW6RFW&W7G2R&Vv&VFr6VЦF26v22vF2&VBFR7F'Bbp66&ǒ&VF6vFB6VF2FBfRЦV6VB27V'6WVVB6FV֖2W'7VG2g&w&BФ"%BRrP3P