audience at an event in JRC 101

Center for the Humanities

The Center for the Humanities at Grinnell College cosponsors events across campus, supports community organizations, puts on a slate of programming each year around an annual theme, sponsors curricular offerings related to the center's activities, and supports faculty and staff work with our grant programs. 

Theme 2019-20: Dis/Unity and Difference

Difference is a reality of community life — as is disagreement about how to negotiate the tensions of celebrating difference and promoting unity. Does focusing on unity paper over difference? Does focusing on difference promote disunity, undermining the possibility of solidarity? In 2019-20, the Center for the Humanities will host a variety of guests who will present topics and approaches that can help us think through these pressing questions in our communities.

Events

Tue
Sep. 3

W@G Roundtable: Danez Smith

Rosenfield Center 209 (B&C) - Academic Classroom
Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 4:15 – 5:45pm
Tue
Sep. 3

Writers@Grinnell Reading: Danez Smith

Hotel Grinnell - 925 Park Street
Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 8 – 9:30pm
Tue
Sep. 17

Humanites Center Speaker

Rosenfield Center 101
Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:30 – 9pm
Wed
Sep. 18

Humanities Center Speaker

Rosenfield Center 101
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:30 – 9pm

Department Information

Fax
(641) 269-4718

Jesse Macy House
1205 Park St
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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