Experts discuss economic justice, urban education, grassroots organizing, and deindustrialization.
Grinnell College Dean Michael Latham discusses the United States and modernization in South Vietnam.
“Genius Grant” winner, historian Tara Zahra to discuss Eastern Europe emigration.
The Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program presents a Scholars’ Convocation by Philip Deloria.
New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert addresses critical environmental issues in her April 2 Scholars’ Convocation.
Daniel S. Pine ’85, a leading researcher, presents the March 5 Scholars’ Convocation on “Origins of Mental Illness.”
Internationally respected professor and scientist Judith Klinman presents a Scholars’ Convocation—After Science, There’s Laundry.
Grinnell, Iowa -- Jeffrey Kripal—a prominent religious scholar who also has written about mutants, mystics, comic book superheroes and the paranormal—will deliver the Scholars’ Convocation at Grinnell College at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Titled “Authors of the Impossible: How to Think About the Paranormal,” the talk will take place in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.
Religious studies expert Jeffrey Kripal talks about superheroes, religion, and the paranormal.