Scholars' Convocations and Thursday Forums provide a unique opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community members to encounter a diverse array of scholarly work.
Scholars' Convocations 2011-2012
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Rosenfield Symposium: What is Social Justice?
Dr. Raynard S. Kington was appointed President of Grinnell College in August,...
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Susan F. Hirsch, a cultural anthropologist, is Associate Professor in the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University and Director of CAR,...
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A Fellow & Tutor at Merton College and the University Lecturer in Modern Chinese History at Oxford, Gerth grew up in Chicago and has conducted research in China and Japan...
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Robert Darnton is Harvard's Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian. The former Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of European History at Princeton, Professor Darnton...
José Cabezón is the XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Chair in Tibetan Buddhism and Cultural Studies and Professor of Religious Studies and Tibetan Buddhist Studies at University of...
Rosenfield Social Justice Prize Symposium
Morris Dees co-founded the SPLC in 1971 following a successful business and law career. He started a direct mail sales company...
World-renowned opera star and Iowa native Simon Estes studied under Charles Kellis at the University of Iowa before being admitted to The Juilliard School of Music in New...
Prairie Studies Symposium: Revitalizing the Midwest
Richard Longworth is a senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and former...
Rosenfield Symposium - The Global Financial Crisis
James Rodger Fleming is a historian of science and technology and Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Colby College, Maine. His teaching bridges the sciences and the humanities,...
Rosenfield Symposium: Africa's Role in the International Arena
Mr. Coles is the former president of Africare, the oldest and largest African-American...
Each year, Phi Beta Kappa initiates its new members and invites a distinguished speaker to address its newest members and the Grinnell College community.