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  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  7 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 6 illustrations   Guest curator Amy Henderson '94 discusses the history of quilts within social and art historical contexts. Her essay also describes Quilter's S.O.S., a recent effort to record quiltmaker's...
  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  9 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 2 color photographs, 3 black and white   In an effort to find balance between the many roles Gale plays in life - artist, wife, mother, individual - she illustrates them in photographs, using the expressive...
  Year:  2001 Price:  $12 Dimensions:  9 x 12 in., 60 pp   As Donald Doe explains in the introduction to this catalogue, the idea of a Patient Process is not simply a method of art making but reflects a regional creative trend in the Midwest. Artists were chosen in part for...
Exhibition Date:  9 Mar 2007 -22 Apr 2007 School Year:  2006 - 2007 Location:  Faulconer Gallery   This exhibition explores history, personal narrative, and storytelling in works of 20th-century American art in the Grinnell College Art Collection. Curated by Julia McHugh '...

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Judith Klinman, professor of the graduate school and chancellor’s professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is presenting two lectures on Wednesday, Nov. 20: Scholars’ Convocation:  noon in Rosenfield Center Room 101. Chemistry Lecture: 4:15 p.m. in Noyce 2022. Both...
Three-time Grammy nominee Anoushka Shankar is widely praised for her virtuoso sitar playing and experimental composition. Shankar studied exclusively from the age of nine under her father and guru, Ravi Shankar, and her work is deeply rooted in Indian classical music. She has...
Talk: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 Rosenfield Center Room 101 Harry Hopkins 1912 became one of the architects of the New Deal and chief aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression and World War II. He was considered the most powerful man in President Roosevelt...
  OPERA Iowa, a division of the Des Moines Metro Opera, is performing Donizetti’s comic masterpiece Elixir of Love at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in Roberts Theatre. No tickets are necessary for this free public performance. Elixir of Love is a tale of star-crossed lovers who...
Grinnell College joins the worldwide community in extending our sympathies and support for the people of Haiti and stand in solidarity as students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members. As Grinnellians, our core value for social responsibility translates into action as...
In honor of the upcoming 450th celebration of Shakespeare’s birth in 1564, Grinnell’s Theatre and Dance Department presents Hamlet. In its time, the play was the most popular of the revenge tragedies or “tragedies of blood,” in vogue from the 1590s through 1620. Evening: 7:30 p....
Hammerstep’s world-champion dancers join cellist Dave Eggar and his band, Deoro, for a pioneering take on Irish dance. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in Bucksbaum Center for the Arts Roberts Theatre. The performance is open to the public; free tickets are required...
Los Llaneros Concert: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Herrick Chapel (with Grinnell Singers and Grinnell High School Choir) Los Llaneros performs music rarely heard outside of Latin America, and is known for its energetic and haunting melodies of the Colombian-Venezuelan plains. Co-founder...
Los Llaneros Concert: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Herrick Chapel (with Grinnell Singers and Grinnell High School Choir) Los Llaneros performs music rarely heard outside of Latin America, and is known for its energetic and haunting melodies of the Colombian-Venezuelan plains. Co-founder...
  Organized Rhythm brings their unorthodox combination of percussion and organ to Grinnell in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 in Herrick Chapel. Free tickets are required for this public event. They are available beginning noon Thursday, Feb. 13 from Grinnell’s box...
  PipeScreams Spooktacular: 9-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, Herrick Chapel. Looking for something scary and musical to go with your Halloween treats? How about some spooky organ music in a dimly lit church under the dark of an October night? On Halloween, join organists Carl...
Grinnell College has once again partnered with New York City’s Metropolitan Opera to offer the Met’s 2013-14 season “Live in HD” in the Harris Center Cinema. Saturday, March 1, watch Borodin’s Prince Igor. Join Bryce Weber for an introductory opera talk at 10:30 a.m. Weber,...

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Africa’s current and future roles in the international arena will be the focus of a week-long symposium at Grinnell College, Apr. 9-13, sponsored by the college’s Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations and Human Rights. A former ambassador to Ethiopia,...
Modern China historian Karl Gerth will question “Can China Save the World?” at a Scholars’ Convocation on Thurs., Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center on the Grinnell College campus. Drawing on research in his latest book, “As China Goes, So Goes the...
GRINNELL, IA – The agricultural commodity that has long dominated Iowa and makes the state the leading U.S. producer will be the focus of an interdisciplinary symposium at Grinnell College, Nov. 16-18. “Corn Belts: Iowa and International Agriculture” will offer a program of...
GRINNELL, IA—Four exhibitions—united by a sense of community—will open Sept. 24 at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery. “‘Culturing Community: Projects about Place’” will “literally and figuratively bring the community of Grinnell into the art museum,” said Lesley Wright,...
Family photos, old and new, reconstruct memories in the summer exhibition opening at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery on June 24. Using digital photographic techniques, California-based artist Liz Steketee offers creative insights into the art of photographs that explore the...
2010 World Food Prize laureate Jo Luck, president of Heifer International, will deliver a public lecture at Grinnell College on Wed., Oct. 12 about her experiences in leading the world hunger assistance organization. Her lecture, “Listening, Learning, Leading on the Global Stage...

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  The Convocation Committee  The Convocation Committee solicits proposals for Convocation speakers for the upcoming academic year and beyond. 2012-13 Convocation Planning Committee (dates indicates when terms of service are scheduled to end) Jared Weinman (2015) Tim Arner (2013...