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Center for Humanities to sponsor symposium on relevance of place and memory

Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2010 11:30 am | Contact: For more information, contact Daniel Reynolds, reynolds@grinnell.edu, 641-269-3097.

GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell College Center for the Humanities will sponsor a symposium, April 21-23, on the role that place and memory play in remembering historic events, configuring public spaces, and shaping private experiences.

“We hope that people will take away from the symposium the richness and relevance of place and memory, and appreciate the complexities of how we choose to remember and memorialize events and choices,” said Daniel Reynolds, director of the center and symposium organizer.

Percussionist, composer Dame Evelyn Glennie to give Convocation, concert at Grinnell College

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 12:30 pm


GRINNELL, IA—World-renowned percussionist and composer Dame Evelyn Glennie will perform and share stories from her career while on the Grinnell College campus, Apr. 8-9.

Glennie will deliver the Scholars’ Convocation on Thurs., Apr. 8 at 11 a.m. in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center on the Grinnell College campus. She will also perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Apr. 9 in Roberts Theatre in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts.

Filippos Tsakiris '10 awarded prestigious Watson Fellowship

Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 12:30 pm


GRINNELL, IA--Grinnell College senior Filippos Rodger Tsakiris has been awarded a prestigious Watson Fellowship for one year of independent study and travel abroad. Tsakiris, a physics major from Chios Island, Greece, with an environmental studies concentration, is one of only 40 students nationwide to receive the $25,000 fellowship from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation.

Grinnell College to present original production "Flowers of E"

Friday, Mar. 5, 2010 12:30 pm | Contact: Box office and ticket information is available at http://web.grinnell.edu/theatre/facilities/box_office.html or by calling 641-269-4444.


The Grinnell College Department of Theatre and Dance will present the original image-based performance “Flowers of E” on March 12-14 in Roberts Theatre in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts on the Grinnell College campus.