Past Events

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 7:30pm
Joe Rosenfield '25 Center Room 101


In this special interdisciplinary event, two scholars of race and sexual violence—Sharon Block, an historian, and Ladelle McWhorter, a philosopher and social theorist—will... See event details

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:45pm to 7:30pm
Joe Rosenfield '25 Center Room 101

Want to participate more in class?

Want to support others in making their voices heard?

This student-led workshop is for you!

Led by the Center... See event details

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:15pm
Solera, Downtown

-For Faculty Only-

Celebrate the Humanities, Plan for the Future

Please come join the Center for the Humanities at Solera for drinks and snacks at 4:15 on Wednesday,... See event details

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Strand Theater, 921 Main St.


This event is free and open to the public.

Raoul Peck's film, I Am Not Your Negro, builds on James Baldwin's notes for a never-completed book on... See event details

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Joe Rosenfield '25 Center Room 101

Drawing upon a visit form poet Mahja Kahf on September 11, small groups will have the opportunity to explore their own stories in relation to identity and belonging. Lunch will be... See event details

Mohja Kahf
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Joe Rosenfield '25 Center Room 101


Professor Kahf will be reading from her body of poetry to address the theme of belonging.

A professor of comparative literature and Middle Eastern studies at the... See event details

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Grinnell Country Club


For Faculty and Staff only -
Join us for a Humanities Center celebration. Please join us even if you need to show up a little late due to other commitments.

... See event details
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
Solera, downtown

For Faculty only -

"My Favorite Writing Tool: Approaches, Apps, and Organizing Complexity in our Writing"

Khurram Hussain
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
Joe Rosenfield '25 Center Room 101


Is it possible to imagine Islam as a critical resource in ongoing global conversations about the common good, as neither an acceptance nor a rejection of the Western... See event details

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:30pm
Joe Rosenfield '25 Center Room 101


Tilly Woodward, curator of academic and community outreach at the Faulconer gallery, will give a presentation on the history of her work as an artist and educator, and her... See event details