Upcoming Events

September 1

11 am  JRC 101
Join us for lunch as  five of the Rosenfield Program Internship Grant recipients tell us about their summer internship experiences. 

  • Morgane Garnier - Center for Constitutional Rights - New York  City, NY
  • Shannon Hautzinger - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Chicago, IL
  • Emily Howe - Esrunoto Emaa - Arusha, Tanzania
  • Enrique Castano - Law Office of Jillian N. Kong-Sivert, PLLC - Phoenix, AZ
  • Jonathan Sundby - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pittsburgh, PA

September 6 - 8

Symposium:  Global Politics of Migration and Refuge Symposium
Co-sponsored by the John Chrystal Fund for Distinguished Foreign Visitors and the Institute for Global Engagement

Tuesday, Sept. 6

4 p.m., Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center (JRC), Room 101
Grinnell Faculty Panel:  

  • Leif Brottem, Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • David Campbell, Professor of Biology; Henry R Luce Professor of Nations and the Global Environment
  • Xavier Escandell, Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Sharon Quinsaat, Instructor in Sociology
  • *moderated by David Cook-Martin, Professor of Sociology. Asst VP for Global Education

5 p.m., JRC, Room 101
Buffet Dinner

5:30 p.m., JRC, Room 101
Recent Immigrants and Refugees in Iowa
*Sponsored by the Center for Prairie Studies

7 p.m., JRC, Room 101
Rawan Arar, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, UC, San Diego; graduate student researcher at Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, Shouldering the Refugee Burden:  Jordan and the Global Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, Sept. 7

4 p.m., JRC, Room 101
Kathleen Newland,  Co-founder and Senior Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute,  The New Drivers of Foreign Policy and International Relations: People on the Move

7:30 p.m., JRC, Room 101
Faranak Miraftab, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois,  Global Production of Migration and Displacement: Insights on the Meatpacking Industry in the Midwest

Thursday, Sept. 8

11 a.m., JRC, Room 101
Scholars’ Convocation: Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University, From Undocumented to DACAmented: Understanding Legal Status in a New  Policy Context

4 p.m., JRC, Room 101
Alumni Legal Perspectives

Charles Adkins-Blanch ’84, Vice Chairman, Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Dept. of Justice
Dree Collopy ’04, Partner/Attorney; Benach Collopy LLP
Deisy Del Real ’07, Doctoral Candidate, UCLA; Invited Doctoral Researcher at the University of Buenos Aires
Jillian Kong-Sivert ’91, Law Office of Jillian Kong-Sivert, PLLC

September 13

11 a.m.  Burling Lounge
Election Coffee

In celebration of Constitution Day
September 16

7 pm  JRC 101
Chase Strangio '04, Staff Attorney, ACLU's LGBT & AIDS Project, “We Just Need to Pee”: Situating Trans Bodies in Public and Legal Discourse

September 17

4 pm  ARH 302

Film:  How to Survive a Plague

September 27

11 am  Burling Lounge
Election Coffee

September 29

4:30 p.m. ARH 302
John H. Evans, Professor of Sociology & Associate Dean of Social Sciences, University of California-San Diego, What is a Human? Public Views and the Impact on Human Rights

October 8

Coffee with Greg Thielmann (Details TBA)

October 13

11 a.m.  JRC 101
World Food Prize Lecture:  Dr. Puskar

7 p.m.
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

October 25

11 a.m.  Burling Lounge
Election Coffee

November 1

11 a.m.  Burling Lounge
Election Coffee

Past Events

2015-16 Rosenfield Program Events

2014-15 Rosenfield Program Events
2013-2014 Rosenfield Program Events
2012-2013 Rosenfield Program Events
2011-2012 Rosenfield Program Events
2010-2011 Rosenfield Program Events
2009-2010 Rosenfield Program Events
2008-2009 Rosenfield Program Events
2007-2008 Rosenfield Program Events
2006-2007 Rosenfield Program Events
2005-2006 Rosenfield Program Events
2004-2005 Rosenfield Program Events
2003-2004 Rosenfield Program Events
2002-2003 Rosenfield Program Events
2001-2002 Rosenfield Program Events
2000-2001 Rosenfield Program Events
Fall 1989 - Spring 2000 Rosenfield Program Events
Fall 1987 - Spring 1989 Rosenfield Program Events


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